Date of Award


Degree Name

School Psychology


Graduate School of Education and Professional Development

Type of Degree


Document Type


First Advisor

Sandra S. Stroebel

Second Advisor

Peter N. Prewett

Third Advisor

Lanai Jennings


This study was conducted based on the limited availability of research comparing the KABC-II and WJ-IV COG. The study included 15 Caucasian students and 15 African American students between the ages of 8 years, 0 months to 13 years 7 months who attend a suburban school district in Ohio and were referred due to academic concerns. The sample consisted of 11 females and 19 males with an average age of 11 years, 5 months. Results found the correlation between the GIA and the MPI was r = .83, n = 30, p < .05 and the relationship between the GIA and the FCI to be r = .86, n = 30, p<.05. Results of a t-test found the scores for the GIA and FCI to be significantly different t(29)=3.57, p < .001. Correspondingly, t-test results for the GIA and MPI was t(29) = 3.07, p<.05.


School psychology.

Educational tests and measurements.