For more than 40 years, Scantron has been devoted to developing and implementing assessment products and solutions.

In addition to the scanners and data collection tools for which the company established its reputation, for the past 15 years Scantron has also been a leading provider of assessments, including computer-adaptive and form-based exams.

Scantron’s assessment development teams are staffed with a cadre of professionals with extensive experience within the assessment industry. Our teams include assessment development professionals, statisticians, psychometricians, survey professionals, editors, senior program management personnel, and operational specialists who have supported large-scale assessment programs around the globe. In addition, Scantron’s leadership team has been hand-selected from some of the largest assessment organizations in the world. This provides Scantron clients with the best of both worlds — the most sought after expertise combined with an iconic organization that has built its brand and reputation by being a client-focused institution.

Scantron's Custom Assessment Development & Delivery Services

Assessment development is a continuous cycle that requires thoughtful planning and attention to detail at each step along the way. While the general stages of the assessment development process are common across assessment providers, the detailed planning and careful execution of each stage described within this document is unique to Scantron. All of Scantron’s assessment development methodologies adhere to best practices as outlined in the International Guidelines on Computer-Based and Internet Delivered Testing (ITC, 2005) and the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing (AERA, APA, NCME, 2014), ensuring that the assessment processes and outcomes are valid, reliable, and provide high-quality results.

Our services include:

  • Blueprint Development/Confirmation
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) Recruitment
  • Item Writing
  • Item Review
  • Rapid Item Development Workshops
  • Beta and Live Test Creation
  • Psychometric Analysis, Standard Setting, and Equation
  • Data Integrity Analysis
  • Bank Maintenance/Refresh


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