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California Achievement Test (Online version)

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Product Description

Online Test with Immediate Results. This is a timed test. 

Frequently Asked Questions

System Requirements

Grades 2–12*

The online CAT Testing Service is for entering grades 2 through 12 and costs $25 per student. The Curriculum Recommendation Service fee is $18 per student. Scores are reported in grade equivalent, stanine, and percentile format. You get test results as soon as you finish the test.

You will receive an email with details about registering to take the test. Please add noreply@christianlibertyonline.com to your address book to make sure you receive this email.

There is no refund for any unused online achievement or placement testing service. However, the curriculum recommendation service (if purchased) may be refunded in its entirety if we are notified prior to starting the recommendation process. Once our recommendation is completed, we are unable to issue a refund for this service.

If you decide to enroll your student into the Christian Liberty Academy School System (CLASS) within six months after receiving the test results, the cost of the test will be deducted from your student’s tuition fee. However, if you enroll your student in a grade level using a different test than the one he or she originally took, the test cost will not be deducted from your student’s tuition fee.

Ordering Instructions:

  • Enter the FIRST name of the student to be tested in the space provided.
  • Enter the LAST name of the student to be tested in the space provided.
  • Select the Grade Entering, not the current grade.
  • Indicate if you want us to recommend a curriculum for your student by selecting Yes or No for Recommendation Service.
  • Please enter information for one student only, then select the Add to cart button
  • If you wish to purchase testing services for another student, or wish to make other purchases, select the Continue Shopping link after viewing your shopping cart. 
In most cases we are able to send the information within an hour but there may be times where it takes longer - up to 1 business day. You will be notified via email with website information when your student's test is set up and ready to be taken.

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  1. ok but had some technical issues

    Posted by Bridget Clawson on 12/10/2014

    We had some problems with getting the right test. My daughter finished one test and we decided to re test to see if she could get a higher score. We ordered a 2nd test. My daughter was halfway through the test when I got an email saying the office gave her the wrong username and password so she was actually re-doing her first test. They told her to complete the 2nd test and by then my daughter was frustrated, so her experience was not good.


    Posted by Marilyn Martin on 11/25/2014

    This test is very well formatted. The directions were easy to understand which helped my 6th grade son feel comfortable.

    It would be good if there is a little more explanation regarding what you are able to do during the test, such as go back to problems if you get stuck. Since the test is timed, it will give the students a little more relief to know that they can answer everything they know first and then go back for the ones they had trouble with.

    The fact that we got the results so soon after he took the test was very convenient since we needed test scores to apply at a private school.

  3. Cole completes 9th grade

    Posted by Cole on 11/13/2014

    It kept our attention ! He had to think about the questions and answer carefully. The material was diversified and fair.

  4. Sweet

    Posted by Shajan on 11/11/2014

    It's easy to understand and go through and my kids and I are able to see the results right away. It helped give me an understanding of how my kids were doing and I ended up having one of my kids redo his math test within 6 months. (If you do that, make sure you contact support so they can reset it for you. Otherwise, it may not grant you access to retake the same grade level with that student. I called and they helped out right away and got us access immediately). My son retook the test and we've seen his improvement. The test has proven to be a great tool to help gauge where my kids are at.

  5. Fast & Easy

    Posted by Unknown on 10/14/2014

    It was fast and easy and understandable.

  6. First year doing the ON-LINE CAT test with the kids

    Posted by CS on 10/14/2014

    We have used the paper CAT test for several years, but gave the On-Line version a shot this year. The reason we chose to do it is because the kids are teens now and will be taking college entrance and CLEP exams On-Line and we wanted to go ahead and get them used to it.
    We have not done any on-line classes before, so this was a new experience all the way around.
    WIth that being said, it was a positive experience, overall. We ran into a couple of glitches that I think could have been avoided and that we will know how to handle next time.
    1. There is a pause button. If your child has to go to the bathroom in the middle of a timed test, pause the test and it will resume where you left off.
    2. Have paper and pencil handy for every test. Whether spelling or math, sometimes it just helps to write something out.
    3. Be prepared to sit with your student at least for the first few sections to help get him acclimated. Sometimes the NEXT button wasn't visible and had to be scrolled down to; sometimes it looked like there were only two possible answers, but when he scrolled down a bit there were 5.
    We will do the On-line test again next year. We loved having the immediate scores!

  7. New to CAT online

    Posted by Cayli on 10/13/2014

    The trick was really figuring out how the test was going to happen before starting. We learned on the first section of nine sections. We learned that you can go back before the time is up and correct previous answers in that section. We learned that there is a timer on the bottom left to watch, because we created a google timer in a separate window for the first section. The sample questions are very easy, compared to the test questions. After that, it was make sure you look at the test answers, to see what format or units the answer needs to be. We will be using it again. It was also three times harder than FCAT timewise.

  8. great but didnt like being timed!

    Posted by Unknown on 10/03/2014

    The process was fast & easy. Really liked this option but hated being timed. Is that really neccesary? Its not a good indicator of what they know. Thanks:)

  9. Very good test

    Posted by Renee on 09/30/2014

    I've used the written version of this test for many years with 5 of my 7 children. I've also organized groups to take the test using that version. I liked it very much. These last 2 years I used the online version and it was even better because the tests time themselves, It seems easier for the kids to follow since the questions are presented one at a time so there's no mix up. (The paper version bubble sheets can mix up the kids if they skip one and forget, then all the answers are wrong down the whole line.)

    This test is so self explanatory all you have to do is read the beginning directions with the child and make sure they understand how to select their answers, then just be around keeping an eye on them, but they can do them themselves. You don't have to be a certified teacher.
    Then, when it's all completed, you get the results immediately. The paper test had to be done, then mailed back for grading. Even though that was pretty quick turn around, it is so nice to not have to wait.

    When we had a computer glitch in the middle of a test they were quick to reset it for us so we could start over.

    The only down side is that this test doesn't cover Social Studies and Science but that has not stopped me from using it. It costs less than all other tests and helps me to verify the areas we need to work more closely with my kids.

  10. User Friendly, Accurate

    Posted by AZ on 09/24/2014

    3 kids tested, grades 6, 8 & 9, intuitive to use, quick results, very pleased with our experience. Reading Vocabulary results did not come into our email, but customer service helped find it online and told me where I could see the complete results and print them for my records. So glad to have the convenience of doing this at home.

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