How do I choose a test level – International schools

CAT4 has 11 levels available to choose from. The levels are aimed at different age groups and the test content of each level is developed in an overlapping format of progression difficulty. The target year group and age range covered by the norms for each test level are shown in the table below.

Age (years:months) CAT4 level Year (UK) Grade (US) Grade (Indian) Grade (IB Programme)
6:00 - 7:11 X 2 1st 1st 1st PYP
6:06 - 8:11 Pre-A 3 2nd 2nd 2nd PYP
7:06 - 9:11 A 4 3rd 3rd 3rd PYP
8:06 - 10:11 B 5 4th 4th 4th PYP
9:06 - 11:11 C 6 5th 5th 5th PYP
10:06 - 12:11 D 7 6th 6th 6th MYP
11:06 - 13:11 E 8 7th 7th 7th PYP
12:06 - 15:11 F 9 8th 8th 8th MYP
  F 10 9th (Freshman) 9th 9th MYP
14:06 - 17:00+ G 11 10th (Sophomore) 10th 10th MYP
  G 12 11th (Junior) 11th 11th DP (Junior)