# How is the CELF scored?

Asked By: Jeremy Aguirrezabala | Last Updated: 21st January, 2020

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standardized testing

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**scores**are standard**scores**based on the sum of various test scaled**scores**. Based on**CELF**-5 sensitivity and specificity values, the optimal cut**score**to achieve the best balance is -1.33 (standard**score**of 80). Using a standard**score**of 80 as a cut**score**yields sensitivity and specificity values of .Thereof, how is the CELF 4 scored?

**CELF-4 for School Age**

- Compute the raw score by adding up scores of all sub test items administered.
- Record the raw score on the inside of the test booklet.
- Look up the scaled score for each subtest given.
- Record the scaled score and add up the sum of the scaled scores ( Core Language, Receptive Language, Expressive Language)

Beside above, what standard score is 1.5 SD below the mean?

Standard Deviation/Standard/Scaled Score Correspondence | ||
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Standard Deviation (SD) | Standard Score | Scaled Score |

1 SD below mean | Between 70 and 85 | Between 4 and 7 |

1.5 SD below mean | 77.5 | 5.5 |

2 SD below mean | 70 or below | 4 or below |

Also asked, is a scaled score of 7 average?

**Scaled score** from 1-**7** is described as a weakness or below **average** with a corresponding percentile rank of 1-16. **Scaled score** from 8-12 is described as **average** with a corresponding percentile rank of 25-75.

Is a standard score of 85 average?

**Standard Score**. However, there is a wide range of **average scores**. Most students earn **scores** that fall in the range of **85** to 115. Many school psychologists and test publishers use the following categories to help explain **average standard scores**: Low **Average** 80 – 89; **Average** 90 – 109; High **Average** 110 – 119.