Early Math Diagnostic Assessment™
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Early Math Diagnostic Assessment™


Overview: Evaluate early math skills

Age Range: Grades Pre-K – 3

Administration: Individual

Completion Time: 15-20 minutes

Norms: Norm-referenced based on a current, representative standardization sample, including students with special needs. Grade-based percentiles for Fall and Spring

Scores/Interpretation: Criterion-Referenced Scores; Emerging/Below Basic, Basic, or Proficient

Scoring Options: Manual scoring

Publication Date: 2003


Product Details

Designed for PreK through grade 3 students, this individually administered diagnostic instrument can help you quickly screen children at risk for mathematics difficulties, target areas of needed instruction, and monitor skill attainment and intervention efforts.

Quick, Easy, Reliable

  • Easily administered by teachers in just 15 to 20 minutes
  • Provides valid, reliable diagnostic information for instructional intervention
  • Designates one of three performance levels: Emerging, Basic, Proficient

Benefits of EMDA

  • Aligns with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
  • Includes items associated with math readiness (identification of geometric shapes, number sense, and one-to-one correspondence); items that require interpreting graphs and identifying mathematical patterns; and problems related to time, money, measurement, and probability
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