Range: Middle Years students (last two years of primary, first two years of secondary)
Purpose: To provide a measure of general ability.
Administration: 45 minutes — group
The Middle Years Ability Test (MYAT) is a test of general ability designed to assist teachers in their assessment of students aged 10–15 years.
As well as verbal and numerical reasoning items in the tradition of the ACER Intermediate Tests, MYAT includes non-verbal (or abstract) reasoning items, giving a more complete picture of students’ general ability.
MYAT Test Booklet A and Test Booklet B are parallel forms – each is pitched at roughly the same level of student ability.
Assessment Content: 75 multiple-choice items: