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criterion test of basic skills- second edition (ctobs-2)

CTOBS-2 provides a valuable tool, indicating level of proficiency in reading and mathematics, which contain items selected on the basis of school reading and math curricula, represented in state frameworks and includes more than 250 activities, correlated to the skill areas assessed.

32076 Criterion Test Of Basic Skills Test Kit-Revised (CTOBS-2)
32076A CTOBS-2 Arithmetic Recording Forms, Pk/25
32076B CTOBS-2 Reading Recording Forms, Pk/25
32817R DABERON-2 Screening Forms Pk/25***DISCONTINUED
32076C CTOBS-2 Math Problem Sheets, Pk/25
32817S DABERON-2 Report/Readiness Pk/25***DISCONTINUED
32817T DABERON-2 Classroom Summary Forms Pk/5***DISCONTINUED
32076D CTOBS-2 Test Plates
32076M CTOBS-2 Manual


Provides criterion-referenced assessment of reading and arithmetic skills.
Kerth Lundell, William Brown and James Evans

  • Age Range: 6 through 11 years
  • Time: 15-20 minutes

CTOBS-2 provides a valuable tool for school psychologists, resource teachers, classroom teachers and aides. Items were selected on the basis of school reading and math curricula, represented in state frameworks. It includes more than 250 teacher-directed, independent, and peer tutoring activities, correlated to the skill areas assessed.

The CTOBS-2 is comprised of two subtests, with items arranged in increasing difficulty. Frustration, Instructional and Mastery Levels are obtained for each area. Performance is profiled on the Recoding Forms, and areas in need of remediation are easily identified.

Assesses basic word attack skills in the following areas:

  • Letter Recognition
  • Letter Sounds
  • Blending
  • Sequencing
  • Decoding of Common Spelling Patterns
  • Multisyllabic Words

Assesses skills the following areas:


  • Counting
  • Number Concepts
  • Numerical Recognition
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Measurement Concepts
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Percents
  • Geometric Concepts
  • Rounding and Estimation
  • Pre-Algebra

The CTOBS-2 Kit includes a Manual, Test Plates and 25 each of the Arithmetic Recording Forms, Reading Recording Forms and Math Problem Sheets.