Testing & Educational Services

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In order to have your child tested, simply make an appointment,  

                         ~ we will take care of the rest. 

We administer the Woodcock Johnson® Tests of Achievement. The WJ is nationally standardized, accepted by the NC Department of Non-Public Education, and satisfies the NC annual testing law for homeschoolers.  

Same day test & scores

Your child will be tested one-on-one with a trained administrator.  Immediately following your child's test,  a 7-page score report will be generated. We will go over this report with you, pointing out strengths and skills that may need extra attention. You will leave with your score report in hand.


10 minutes - get to know you, paperwork, discuss areas of concern (if any)

1.5 hours - testing (let us know if your student has or had an IEP or 504)

10 minutes - to generate your child's score report 

10 minutes - explain the score report to you, pointing out strengths and weaknesses

If you want to discuss curriculum, teaching methods, or get educational recommendations, please request an extended consultation and we will add extra time to your testing session. Extended consultations are $40 and last up to 40 minutes.  The consultation after the test is to explain the test scores only and what they show. 


Siblings can be tested together for a portion of the test, then taken one at a time to complete the test, or your children can be separated and tested at the same time.  We extend a sibling discount to families having more than one child tested with the Standard test on the same day. 


~ Standard Battery of the WJIII (Recommended) - $80 /sibling discount $5 each

Reading - Word Identification, Fluency, Comprehension
Mathematics - Calculation, Fluency, Mathematical Application
Written Language - Spelling, Fluency , Writing Samples
Academic Knowledge* - Social Studies, Science, Humanities (optional)         
* The Academic Knowledge test is not part of the Standard Battery since NC does not require  testing in these areas. If  you want to add these scores to your test, please let us know  when  you schedule your appointment. Add $15 for this 3-part test.

        ~ Basic Woodcock Johnson III - $60 / no discounts
The Basic WJ will test all the areas required by the state, but the score report will not detailed, as the Standard WJ III report is.

The entire achievement battery is comprised of 21 tests. Other tests are often used to further assess  your child’s educational needs. We can customize a test just for your child. See the Assessments page for more information about our services.

The Woodcock Johnson is accepted by MENSA and the Duke Tip Program if standard scores are 125 or greater.

A Word About Special Needs and Gifted Children
The WJIII is a good testing choice for any student. For the gifted children it is helpful because the test allows them to work up to the highest grade level they can.  It is  good for a child with special needs or for a child who has a 504 or IEP plan. Sessions last 1.5 - 2 hours and is more interactive than a "bubble in the circle" test. Except for the short fluency tests, the test is not timed and progresses at the pace of the child.  Since this test is individual, it is easy to make accommodations for students who need them - just bring the evaluation that shows test scores and recommendations. (If you don't have a report such as this, we can help you develop one).  This would warrant extra time on the test. We test quite a few children with learning disabilities, autism, processing disorders and enjoy working with them very much. 
This test is a great choice for the average or gifted student as well because the test will allow your child to work to the highest grade level possible and measures up to graduate levels of college. You will receive a grade equivalency score based on your child's abilities, as well as scores that compare him/her to grade level peers. This test is used to qualify gifted students for the Duke Tip Program and MENSA.