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Predictive Validity of SAT I Reasoning Test for Test-Takers with Learning Disabilities and Extended Time Accommodations SAT GPA

Author(s):
Laitusis, Cara Cahalan; Mandinach, Ellen B.; Camara, Wayne J.
Publication Year:
2002
Report Number:
RR-02-11, CBR-2002-5
Source:
ETS Research Report
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
12
Subject/Key Words:
SAT, Learning Disability, Extended Time, Test Accommodations, Grade Point Average (GPA), Assessing People with Disabilities

Abstract

When the same students were examined using both SAT I scores and self-reported high school grade point average (HSGPA) to predict FGPA, the scores and grades of male test-takers did not under-or overpredict while the scores of female test-takers underpredicted FGPA. Due to the relatively small sample size, additional research is required to examine group differences (e.g., type of learning disability, severity of disability) and the impact of differential support received from college disability service offices during the first year of college.

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