i-Ready-ELA

i-Ready is a system that provides assessments to identify strengths and weaknesses of students in grades K-8. i-Ready offers a Diagnostic test that adapts to student responses and measures skills that fall below and above the student's grade level. The Standards Mastery test assesses grade level standards and helps educators measure and monitor growth for each student.

Content

Sub-Category
Domains
Language,
Writing,
Reading
Subdomain

Phonological awareness; Phonics; Vocabulary; Literature and Informational Text Comprehension; High-Frequency Words 

Grades
Kindergarten,
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade
Languages
English
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
Diagnostic K-1: two-three 10-15 minutes periods per subject; Diagnostic Grades 2 and above: two 45 minute periods per subject
Qualifications

Not specified.

Administration
Computer

Access and Use

Price

$6 per student subscription, must purchase a minimum of 150 student licenses. 

Contact

800-225-0248

Open Access
No
Use in Research

Ann M. Schmitt, Sherri L. Horner & Matthew R. Lavery (2020) The Impact of Summer Programs on the English Language Scores of Migrant Children, Literacy Research and Instruction, 59:1, 78-93, DOI: 10.1080/19388071.2019.1687794

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Referencing
Criterion-referenced
Psychometric References

The Research Behind Our Programs. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.curriculumassociates.com/Research-and-Efficacy; Curriculum Associates, LLC. (2013). iReady Diagnostic New York State Validity Study. Educational Research Institute of America. Retrieved from http://www.casamples.com/downloads/NY-iReadyValidityReportExecutiveSumm…

Bjorklund-Young, A., & Borkoski, C. (2016). Do Formative Assessments Influence Student Learning?: Research on i-Ready and MAP. Johns Hopkins School of Education Institute for Education Policy. Retrieved from http://edpolicy.education.jhu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/IreadyandM…

Todtfeld, D., & Weakley, W. (2013). The Impact of Instructional Reading Technology Programs on Student Reading Achievement. Northwest Missouri State University Missouri, Maryville, MO. Retrieved from http://www.nwmissouri.edu/library/fieldstudies/2013/Todtfeld,%20Danny.p…

Educational Research Institute of America (ERIA). (2016). i-Ready Diagnostic Smarter Balanced Consortium (SBAC) Validity Study (519). Bloomington, IN: Curriculum Associates, LLC

National Comparison
Yes