Evaluation Glossary

Pretest

A test or measurement taken before services or activities begin. It is compared with the results of a post-test to show evidence of the effects of the services or activities being evaluated. A pretest can be used to obtain baseline data.

Source

US Environmental Protection Agency. (2007). Program Evaluation Glossary. Office of the Administrator/Office of Policy/Office of Strategic Environmental Management/Evaluation Support Division.

Related Terms

Baseline Data