Local Evaluators & Testers

This listing of testers and evaluators is supplied by Lighthouse to make you aware of the resources available to you to fulfill your annual requirement to obtain an evaluation of your homeschool efforts in Polk County. It is not meant to recommend or endorse any particular tester, test, evaluator or evaluation option. Lighthouse cannot be held responsible for testing done by these evaluators/testers or the outcome.
Prices are the lowest starting point provided by each evaluator.  Most have additional charges depending on the type of test chosen and many offer sibling discounts so it is best to email or call those evaluators that you're interested in using.

DAR = Diagnostic Assessment of Reading
ITBS = Iowa Test of Basic Skills
KTEA = Kaufman Test of Achievement
LAL-RW = Language Assessment Scales
OWLS = Oral Written Language Scales
PIAT = Peabody Individual Achievement Test
PIAT-R = Peabody Individual Achievement Test Revised
RIAS = Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales
SAT = Stanford Achievement Test
UNIT = Universal Nonverbal Intelligence Test
WISC-IV = Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children IV
WRAT = Wide Range Achievement Test
WJ-III = Woodcock-Johnson Achievement Test III

Cert.=Certified Teacher
ESE = Exception Student Education

Psy.=Licensed Psychologist

NameZip CodeEmailPhoneCredentialsTestsPrice
Gail Kimsey33813gail.kimsey@polk-fl.net863-640-3467 K-12 ESE Cert.Portfolio Eval.30
Krystal Ostrom33801kgostrom@gmail.com863-529-5596K-12 E.S.E Cert.Portfolio Eval.25
Valerie Reeder33801reedermv@aol.com863-370-8468K-6 Cert.Portfolio Eval.25
Michelle RobinsonAnywhere via Emailrosasr20@msn.com813-545-3327K-12 ESE Cert.Portfolio Eval.25