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John is a seventh grader who shows a pattern of strengths and weaknesses that affect his school success.
John's family life does not appear to contribute to his academic difficulties. He lives with both parents and two younger siblings.
On all these tests, scores of 90 - 110 are considered average. Any difference of 15 points or more between tests or subtests is considered significant. John shows that difference of 15 points or more in several areas. A 15 point difference is called "1 standard deviation." A 30 point difference is 2 standard deviations, and indicates a very significant difference.
John's test scores are remarkable because they show a pattern of strong strengths and weaknesses. While his full score IQ is 94, this is misleading because of the wide difference between verbal and nonverbal scores. John's verbal score of 111 would put him in the high average range, while his nonverbal score of 80 is in the low average range. The difference between the two is 31 points, wide enough to make the full score of 94 meaningless, because it hides both his strengths and
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