Cognitive Abilities Test TM (CogAT)
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD administers the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) to students district-wide in grades 2, and 5. Scores from the CogAT are included as one of several possible measures used to identify students for the gifted and talented program.The CogAT is a nationally normed-referenced assessment that measures general reasoning and problem solving skills. Results from the CogAT indicate how well a students uses these types of skills to solve verbal, quantitative and nonverbal reasoning problems.The CogAT goes beyond measuring the skills a student has learned in the classroom (achievement skills). It measures abilities developed from birth through a child's experiences during and outside the school. A student’s score on the CogAT primarily reflects his or her ability to identify relationships between objects and numbers and to demonstrate flexibility in thinking.Information Flyers for Parents:
Parent Letters (Grades 2, 5) October Administration:
The Cognitive Abilities Test™ (CogAT) measures general reasoning abilities in three domains: verbal, quantitative, and nonverbal. At this Web site, you can input your son or daughter’s score profile and then read a brief description of his or her learned reasoning abilities.