Developmental and Social–Emotional Screening of Young Children (0–6 years of age) in Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Human Services Minnesota Department of Education Minnesota Department of Health

Early Screening Inventory – Revised (ESI–R) 2008 Edition

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Developmental Screening Instrument Profile
General Information
Type of Instrument Observational
Date of Publication 2008
Age Span 3 years – 4 years, 5 months (ESI–P); 4 years, 6 months – 5 years, 11 months (ESI–K)
Available Languages English, Spanish
Reliability Inter–rater = .97 – .99
Test–retest = .72 (ESI–K)
Internal consistency = .79 (English version), .73 (Spanish version)
Validity Predictive = .72 – .75
Sensitivity 93%
Specificity 80%
Administration Information
Time to administer 15 - 20 minutes
Time to score 15 minutes
Minimum reading level NA
Minimum scoring skills Formal background in early childhood assessment, or supervision by person with such qualifications, is recommended.
Ordering Information
Name of Test Early Screening Inventory – Revised (ESI–R) 2008 Edition
Website Address
Publisher–s Address Pearson, 19500 Bulverde Road, San Antonio, TX 78259–3701
Publisher–s Phone 1.800.627.7271
Publisher–s Fax 1.800.232.1223
Publisher–s Email
Cost Yes, contact publisher
Educational/Training Resources
Manual available Yes
Video available Yes
Training Method

Training DVD available for cost by publisher.