The Early Screening Inventory | Third EditionESI-3
The Early Screening Inventory, Third Edition (ESI™-3) is an individually administered screening instrument that helps identify children who may need special education services.
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ESI-3 P/K Manipulatives Kit0158245873 Qualification Level A
Includes 4 shape and 6 picture cards, 10 red block, button, rubber ball, toy car, reusable 8-foot tape
ESI-3 P Ages 3:0-4:5 Kit English (Print)0158245768 Qualification Level A
Includes Examiners Manual, Manipulative Materials, 25 Preschool Record Forms (English), and 25 Parent Questionnaires (English) in a carry bagEstimated to ship:6 weeks
ESI-3 K Ages 4:6-5:11 Kit English (Print)0158245776 Qualification Level A
Includes Examiners Manual, Manipulative Materials, 25 Kindergarten Record Forms (English), and 25 Parent Questionnaires (English) in a carry bagEstimated to ship:3-4 weeks
ESI-3 Q-global Manual (Digital)0150042981 Qualification Level A
Once ordered, the digital asset is accessible by logging into Q-global and visiting the Q-global Resource Library. It is a view-only digital file.
ESI-3 Manual (Print)0158245806 Qualification Level A
ESI-3 Q-global Score Summary Report Qty 1 (Digital)0150023251 Qualification Level A
ESI-3 Q-global Parent Questionnaire Report Qty 1 (Digital)015002326X Qualification Level A
ESI-3 Parent Questionnaires English Qty 25 (Print)0158245857 Qualification Level A
ESI-3 P Ages 3:0-4:5 Record Forms English Qty 25 (Print)0158245814 Qualification Level AEstimated to ship:6 weeks
ESI-3 K Ages 4:6-5:11 Record Forms English Qty 25 (Print)0158245830 Qualification Level A
ESI-3 Q-global Scoring Subscription 1 Year (Digital)QG1ESI3 Qualification Level A
Includes unlimited scoring per user within an account
- Publication date:
- Age range:
ESI-P Preschool ages 3:0–4:5; ESI-K Kindergarten ages 4:6–5:11
- Cutoff scores based on age norms
- Qualification level:
- Completion time:
- 15–20 minutes per child
- Individual; paper-and-pencil and online
- Scoring options:
Manual or Digital scoring. Digital score report with parent-child activities, and parent questionnaire report.
ESI™-3 is a revision of the successful ESI™-R, a popular developmental screening instrument designed to be individually administered to children ages 3:0–5:11. It identifies children who may need special education services in order to perform successfully in school.
The advantages of parent involvement.
The ESI-3 now includes a questionnaire to capture the primary caregivers' perceptions of the child's development. Adapted from the ESI-R Parent Questionnaire, the ESI-3 Parent Questionnaire has added new items that reflect current research in social-emotional development and adaptive behaviors (e.g., interactions with adults and peers, social communication, and self-help skills).
Scoring & Reporting
ESI-3 is available on Q-global®, Pearson's web-based administration, scoring, and reporting system. It enables you to quickly assess and efficiently organize examinee information, generate scores, and produce accurate, comprehensive reports anywhere, anytime, on any Internet-connected device.
Score Report: Online-generated report which includes research-based parent-child activities.
Parent Questionnaire Report: Details responses to the parent questionnaire, a qualitative questionnaire to capture the primary caregivers' perceptions of the child's development.
Manual Entry: Option to use paper forms to administer the questionnaires, and the Q-global platform to score and generate reports.
What's new with ESI-3?
Q-global Training Series
The following resources are available for ESI-3.
Through extensive field research and development of the ESI-3, we gathered your frequently asked questions.