Entrance To PreK, K, and Grade 1
Introducing AABL (Admission Assessment for Beginning Learners): Lighting Your Child’s Pathway to Academic Success
Delivered on an iPad, AABL is a cutting-edge online, child-friendly assessment of an early learner's development in verbal and quantitative reasoning, early literacy, and mathematics for applicants for PreK through Grade 1 (ages 4 through 6).
What It Does: AABL assesses a child’s verbal and quantitative reasoning, early literacy, and mathematics skills and compares them to other children taking the test at the same level throughout the United States.
Why It Is Important: AABL is an important tool because it gives parents, teachers, and administrators the opportunity to learn what a child’s academic needs are and how best to address them.
Why It Works: The iPad interface uses vibrant graphics to present engaging activities that provide an enjoyable testing environment for your child.
How It Is Administered: Professionals administer the AABL through the iPad, but first give applicants a tutorial on how to use the iPad to respond to test items.
ERB encourages parents to download the What to Expect on AABL and the AABL Quick Facts guide to gain an understanding of the testing experience for their children. In addition to the What to Expect on AABL PDF there are videos available for parents and applicants to view for each level of AABL testing: PreK, Kindergarten, and Grade 1.