Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test | Fifth EditionPPVT-5
Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test™ Fifth Edition (PPVT™-5) is a norm-referenced and individually administered measure of receptive vocabulary based on words in Standard American English. Guidance on using this test in your telepractice.
- Publication date:
- Age range:
- 2:6 - 90+Years
- Age-based standard scores (M = 100, SD = 15), percentiles, normal curve equivalents (NCEs), stanines, age equivalents and Growth Scale Values (GSVs)
- Qualification level:
- Completion time:
- 10-15 Minutes
- Q-interactive, Q-global or paper-and-pencil
- Cite this product as: Dunn, D. M. (2019). Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (5th ed.) [Measurement instrument]. Bloomington, MN: NCS Pearson.
Now available! Q-global digital administration
PPVT-5 maintains the basic format and qualities of the PPVT-4 with additional upgrades and refinement of the digital applications.
PPVT-5 can be combined with EVT-3, its co-normed companion test for receptive vocabulary, and The Bridge of Vocabulary 2.
PPVT-5/EVT-3 Progress Monitoring Assistant (PMA)
We released a tool to help you track longer-term changes in overall vocabulary performance—the Progress Monitoring Assistant (PMA). Simply input the Standard Score and Growth Scale Value for each administration and get an instant analysis of change, statistical significance, and an interpretive statement. It’s free for qualified users on Pearson’s Q-global system.
GSV Conversion tables between versions (e.g., PPVT-4 to -5; EVT-2 to -3)
Want to convert your GSV for PPVT-4 or EVT-2 into current version equivalents? You can! We have added an Appendix to the manual so you can do any easy look-up. Or use the new Progress Monitoring Assistant (PMA) we’ll do it for you (see above).
The following sample reports are available for PPVT-5.
The following resources are available for PPVT-5.
PPVT-5 on Q-interactive at a Glance:
Scoring and Reporting
Benefits of PPVT-5 on Q-interactive
How Can I Buy PPVT-5 on Q-interactive?
Current Q-interactive customers:
If you want to add the PPVT-5 to your account, visit our online order form and select the "Add test(s) to existing account" option. You may also call Customer Support at 1-800-627-7271.
The following training events are available for PPVT-5.