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Orleans-Hanna Algebra Prognosis Test, Third Edition


Overview: Problem-solving assessment to help predict student’s readiness for algebra courses

Accreditation: Sold only to accredited/approved schools & school districts

Age Range: Grades 7 through 11

Administration: Paper-and-pencil, group-administered

Completion Time:

50 – 60 minutes

Forms: One form, one level

Norms: Percentile Ranks and Stanines are given for students completing grade 7 mathematics, grade 8 mathematics, and students from each of those two groups who complete a one-year course in algebra the following year.

Scoring Options: Machine scoring via Pearson Scoring and Reporting Services or hand scoring. Ready Results (local scoring and reporting)

Guide for Ordering: Click here for pdf price sheets


Product Details

Algebra Placement Test

The Orleans-Hanna provides teachers, counselors, students, and parents with objective results to support decisions about students’ readiness for algebra course placement.

Features and Benefits

  • Test results help determine appropriate placement of students in pre-algebra classes and one-year or two-year algebra programs. This version includes information to predict the success that students in Grades 7–11 will have in first-year algebra courses.
  • Mastery of the general middle school mathematics objectives on the Orleans-Hanna demonstrates abilities necessary as prerequisite skills for success in Algebra I.
  • Test results can give students an opportunity to explore mathematics-related occupations as they begin planning their high school curriculum. The Orleans-Hanna is also a valuable component to include in your district’s selection of career exploration tools because it fulfills the School to Work law’s requirement that students must be exposed to career exploration no later than Grade 7.

Content Area

Five lessons introduce information and require students to use their reasoning skills to discover answers to the problems that follow. Problem-solving items help accurately assess students’ ability to handle new situations. These items use charts and graphs similar to those specified in the NCTM Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics. A review test assesses very general middle-school mathematics objectives.


Keys & Report Forms

The Scoring Key enables classroom teachers to determine results immediately. Student answer sheets include self-reported report card grades in Mathematics, English, Science, and Social Studies. Extensive research shows that combining raw scores from algebra test problems and grades in these subjects gives significantly more accurate results than using raw scores alone. 
The scoring key weights the information automatically.

The Student Report Form gives teachers a straightforward way to explain test results to students and parents. Tests can also be scored and reported through the Pearson Scoring and Reporting Services.

Ready Results

When you scan and score at your school or district office, use Ready Results—a complete scanning, scoring, and reporting system for viewing and controlling your assessment results online in a secure environment. With Ready Results, you can make informed decisions—quickly!

Also, use Ready Results for in-depth analysis of student and group performance. The software supports the ability to view results for multiple assessments on a single report. Administrators can customize the views and create Quick Reports for all users to view online. Access to the results can be controlled down to the teacher level. Any computer with Internet access can be used, all within a secure environment!

A key feature of Ready Results is the ability to control the student records database. The teacher who was responsible for the students who took the test can view the results by class. To further assist in instructional planning, the system allows a teacher to view how their current students performed last year. And with one click, the principal can view on one report how the students in each class performed, making Ready Results well positioned for the new Teacher Accountability requirements. Controlling results by special demographic characteristics is just as easy and makes Ready Results a great fit for RTI initiatives.

Options for Importing Data

Importing data for use with Ready Results can be accomplished in more than one way, depending on the assessment itself and your choice of methods. Options include:

  • Scan with a local PC
  • Use the Pearson Scoring Center
  • Use Web-Based Reporting


Ordering Pearson Scoring & Reporting Services

Pearson Scoring Service provides carefully designed score reports. Contact the Scoring Hotline (800-328-5999 or fax 888-556-2103) for information and assistance when ordering scoring services and to resolve scoring problems.

An Order for Scoring Services (OSS) listing the services and options available will usually be included in every order of machine-scorable test booklets and answer documents. Complete the OSS and enclose it with your shipment of answer documents. Please call the Scoring Hotline at 800-328-5999 if you need additional OSS forms. Orleans-Hanna Order Form.

Pricing & Ordering

Order Components

Testing Materials
  • Answer Documents



  • Orleans-Hanna Algebra Prognosis Test-Third Edition - Hand-Scorable Answer Documents
    Package of 25: Includes Class Record
  • Orleans-Hanna Algebra Prognosis Test-Third Edition - Type-1 Machine-Scorable Answer Documents
    Package of 25
  • Test Booklets



  • Orleans-Hanna Algebra Prognosis Test-Third Edition - Test Booklets
    Package of 25: Includes Manual
Support Materials
  • Class Records



  • Orleans-Hanna Algebra Prognosis Test-Third Edition - Class Record
    (Single Copy)
  • Response Keys



  • Orleans-Hanna Algebra Prognosis Test-Third Edition - Keys for Use with Hand-Scorable Answer Documents
    Single Copy
  • Technical Reports/Manuals



  • Orleans-Hanna Algebra Prognosis Test-Third Edition - Manual
    (Single Copy)
  • Other



  • Orleans-Hanna Algebra Prognosis Test-Third Edition - Student Report Forms
    Package of 25
Scoring and Reporting
  • Central Scoring



  • Orleans-Hanna Test Coordinator Kit
    Include with your testing material order if you plan to submit tests to be centrally scored by Pearson
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