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PEABODY Picture Vocab Test--SCORE??


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Joined: Nov 03, 2008
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Posted Nov 16, 2008 at 10:20:26 PM
Subject: PEABODY Picture Vocab Test--SCORE??

My daughter recently scored a 92 on the PPVT. Does this score correlate with her actual iq level and what exactly does this test measure?

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Janis
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Posted:Nov 17, 2008 3:03:40 PM

A score of 92 is around the 29th percentile and is considered in the low average range. It has been years since I have used that test, but I believe it measures receptive vocabulary. In other words, the child is shown a page with 4 pictures and is asked to identify a particular thing. All they have to do is point to the picture. It is a language test and will not necesarily correlate to the full IQ test but it might have some correlation with the verbal IQ.

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BNHPSY
Joined Dec 16, 2008
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Posted:Dec 16, 2008 9:38:56 PM

Quote Janis:

A score of 92 is around the 29th percentile and is considered in the low average range. It has been years since I have used that test, but I believe it measures receptive vocabulary. In other words, the child is shown a page with 4 pictures and is asked to identify a particular thing. All they have to do is point to the picture. It is a language test and will not necesarily correlate to the full IQ test but it might have some correlation with the verbal IQ.

Part of this post is inaccurate. A standard score of 92 is withing the Average range. A standard score of 90 to 110 is considered Average ( where 75% of the population would score). From a percentile perspective, percentiles between 25 and 75 are considered average. I agree that it may have some correlation with verbal IQ since it measures receptive vocabulary.

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