One single test should never determine the placement of a child in a school program or produce a label for a child. Tests should always be just part of the evaluation picture for any school situation. In your son's case, the opinion of his pre-K teacher is very important. This individual had the opportunity to see your son for a year or more and observe how well he was able to handle pre-kindergarten learning. Her opinion should certainly be more accurate, and you should consider it to be a truer picture of your son's ability. Plus, you say that he is already reading and adding on his own. Low average children who are entering kindergarten simply do not have these capabilities.
Kindergarten Screening Tests
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