Description of WISC-IV Scores
By Inderbir Kaur Sandhu, Ph.D
My year 6 daughter recently had an WISC-IV and her results are:
I know the large discrepancy means something, just not sure what. She is
having issues with Maths and English, I just don't know why. Any
Based on the overall composite scores, your daughter's FSIQ of 71 places
her in the borderline range. The other scores PSI is average (her
highest score); VCI is low average and her lowest scores are WMI and
PRI, which are in the extremely low range. This is indicative of a
The WISC-IV is not a diagnostic test but it could possibly point out to
special groups with learning concerns. She could have combination of
disorders such as a reading, written expression and mathematics
disorder. You would need to test her further for all these concerns.
Early intervention is the best to help address her concerns. Do seek
help from a professional for further help and intervention. Wishing you
all the best.