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The Stability of the SAT-Verbal Score Scale SAT

Author(s):
Stewart, E. Elizabeth
Publication Year:
1966
Report Number:
RB-66-37, RDR-66-67 No. 03
Source:
ETS Research Bulletin
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
33
Subject/Key Words:
Equated Scores, SAT, Test Reliability, Verbal Tests

Abstract

The SAT-V scale remained highly stable from 1953 to 1963. A candidate tested in 1963 and scoring about 500 might be equal in ability to a 1948 candidate scoring 465-480. It may be inferred that a shift occurred between 1948 and 1953. Methodological limitations preclude conclusions regarding comparisons between the early 1940's and the 1960's.

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