National Study

Cat5 Administration Times

The administration time for each subtest is shown below in minutes.

  • Level 10 (Kindergarten)

    Reading 45 min (multiple sittings)
    Word Analysis 40 min (multiple sittings)
    Mathematics 55 min (multiple sittings)
  • Level 11 (Grade 1)

    Reading 55 min (multiple sittings)
    Word Analysis 35 min
    Vocabulary 30 min
    Spelling 20 min
    Mathematics 55 min (multiple sittings)
    Computation and Estimation 40 min (multiple sittings)
  • Level 12 (Grade 2)

    Reading 55 min (multiple sittings)
    Word Analysis 35 min
    Vocabulary 30 min
    Writing Conventions 35 min
    Spelling 20 min
    Mathematics 55 min (multiple sittings)
    Computation and Estimation 45 min (multiple sittings)
  • Level 13 (Grade 3)

    Reading 60 min (multiple sittings)
    Word Analysis 35 min
    Vocabulary 30 min
    Writing Conventions 35 min
    Spelling 20 min
    Mathematics 55 min (multiple sittings)
    Computation and Estimation 45 min (multiple sittings)
  • Level 14 – Level 19 (Grade 4 – 9)

    Reading 60 min
    Vocabulary 30 min
    Writing Conventions 40 min
    Spelling 15 min
    Mathematics 70 min
    Real-world Math (Grade 4 and Grade 7) 60 min
    Computation and Estimation 40 min
  • Level 20 – Level 22 (Grade 10 – 12)

    Reading 60 min
    Writing Conventions 40 min
    Mathematics 70 min