Minneapolis Preschool Screening Instrument - Developmental and Social-Emotional Screening

Developmental and social-emotional screening of young children (0-5 years of age) in Minnesota

Minneapolis Preschool Screening Instrument-Revised (MPSI-R)

For further information on these criteria, see instrument technical documentation and/or publisher.

Developmental Screening Instrument Profile
General Information
Type of Instrument Observational
Date of Publication 2005
Age Span 3 to 6 years
Available Languages English, Spanish, Somali and Hmong
Reliability Internal consistency = .90 -.91
Validity Concurrent = .51 - .76
Sensitivity 71-83%
Specificity 89-93%
Administration Information
Time to administer 12-15 minutes
Time to score 2-5 minutes
Minimum reading level N/A
Minimum scoring skills Paraprofessional
Ordering Information
Name of Test Minneapolis Preschool Screening Instrument-Revised (MPSI-R)
Publisher’s Address Early Childhood & Family Education, 2410 Girard Ave. N., Minneapolis, Minnesota 55411
Publisher’s Phone 1-612-668-2147
Publisher’s Email


Cost Yes, contact publisher
Educational/Training Resources
Manual available Yes. Screeners must undergo training by MPS.
Video available No
Training Method

Training is set up on an individual basis: call 612-668-2147.

Additional References None available.