Interpreting the test results

January 1, 0001

  • The Sound Scouts test results are represented by a scaled score:
  • On average, children (of any age) with no hearing issues (or behavioural issues) should achieve a score of 100; children with 1 Standard Deviation (SD) below average get 85 and children with 2 SDs below average get 70, and so on.
  • A score above 78.4 is considered a Pass

A score between 70 and 78.4 is considered Borderline

A score below 70 indicates the likelihood of a hearing issue