Standardized Test, Stanford Achievement Test, Arithmetic Examination A

This paper and pencil arithmetic examination was part of the first (1922) edition of a set of tests developed at Stanford University by professor of psychology Lewis M. Terman, statistician and assistant professor of education Truman L. Kelley, and doctoral student Giles M. Ruch (Stanford PhD., 1922). World Book Company published the tests. Scores on the arithmetic examination are divided into two parts: computation of numerical examples, and word problems.
The Stanford Achievement Tests were designed to test the accomplishments of school children in grades two through eight. Editions of the examinations are still in print.
This example of the test is from the collection of clinical psychologist David Shakow.
Stanford University, Annual Report of the President of Stanford University, Stanford University: By the University, 1922, pp. 186, 281.
Currently not on view
Object Name
psychological test
date made
Kelley, Truman L.
Ruch, Giles M.
Terman, Lewis M.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 27.5 cm x 21.5 cm x .1 cm; 10 13/16 in x 8 15/32 in x 1/32 in
place made
United States: New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Arithmetic Teaching
Science & Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Arithmetic Teaching
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of David Shakow

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