• Click the link above for information about KEA 
    DIBELS - Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills
    TRC - Text Reading Comprehension
    IDEL - Similar phonemic awareness and phonics measures as DIBELS, but done in Spanish
    Spanish Running Records - Spanish Reading Comprehension in texts
    • Students in Kindergarten – 3rd grade take these assessments
    • Benchmarks three times a year
    • Beginning of Year (BOY): Sept 
    • Middle of Year (MOY): Jan
    • End of Year (EOY):  May 
    • Progress Monitoring: every 2 weeks for high risk, monthly for some risk, and quarterly for on grade level 
    Beginning of Grade 3 Reading test (BOG3)
    • Requirement for the Read to Achieve legislation (G.S. §115C-83.1C)
    • Will be used to measure teacher growth for determining eligibility to teach summer reading camps, as well as a baseline measure of beginning third-grade students’ reading skills
    • Tested in the first 11 – 15 days of school (Sept)
    • The Read to Achieve program is a part of the Excellent Public Schools Act which became law in July of 2012 and was applied to all schools at the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year. The goal of North Carolina is to ensure that every student read at or above grade level by the end of third grade.
    • Given in the last ten days of school
    • English Language Arts(ELA)/Reading and Mathematics: Grades 3 – 5
    • Currently a paper/pencil test
    • Multiple choice and gridded response (Grade 5 math only)
    • Science Grade 5 (online)
Last Modified on March 25, 2019