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AABL: Admission Assessment for Beginning Learners
PreK – Grade 1 


What if assessing your youngest applicants could be engaging, reliable, and informative?


AABL (Admission Assessment for Beginning Learners) assesses verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, early literacy, and mathematics. Child-friendly and easy-to-use, AABL is administered on an iPad making it an engaging activity for young applicants. Grounded in solid research and designed by early childhood experts, AABL helps you make informed admission and placement decisions for applicants to PreK, K, and Grade 1.

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  • Robust assessments AABL accurately assesses verbal and quantitative reasoning, early literacy, and mathematics skills.
  • Useful Results Assessment results are reported as a raw score, scaled score, percentile rank, and stanine score to facilitate admission and placement decisions.
  • Easy Administration Children ages 4 to 7 are assessed on iPads, either individually or in small, proctored groups.
  • Child-Friendly Format Vibrant graphics and simple multiple choice, drag and drop, and touch answer questions make AABL fun and intuitive for children.

"The graphics are age-appropriate and child friendly. I liked that the students did not think that they were taking a test, but doing activities on the iPad. They were having fun."


Independent School, San Diego, CA


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