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Purpose: To assess students’ reasoning abilities to provide guidance around instructional decisions and strategies
Age: Prep to Year 12
By measuring three separate cognitive domains, the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) provides a broad perspective on a student by identifying strengths and weaknesses other instruments would miss.
The three cognitive domains include:
Recommended Year Levels
Test Booklet 5/6: Prep
Test Booklet 7: Year 1
Test Booklet 8: Year 2
Test Booklet 9: Year 3
Test Booklet 10: Year 4
Test Booklet 11: Year 5
Test Booklet 12: Year 6
Test Booklet 13/14: Years 7 & 8
Test Booklet 15/16: Years 9 & 10
Test Booklet 17/18: Years 11 & 12
View the new CogAT Research Paper - The Essentials: Using Ability Tests in Gifted and Talented Identification Programs.