Renaissance Star Reading

Renaissance Star 360 includes the STAR Early Literacy Enterprise for early literacy sklls and the STAR Reading Enterprise for grades K-12. This progress-monitoring and screening assessment helps teachers and educators measure student performance on state standards within a short amount of time. STAR Reading offers assessments in both English and Spanish. STAR tests are computer adaptive.

Content

Topics
Comprehension,
Fluency,
Vocabulary
Grades
Pre-Kindergarten,
Kindergarten,
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Languages
English,
Spanish
Respondent
Observer

Administration Information

Length
20 minutes (40 minutes for both English and Spanish).
Price

1 Year subscription: $9 per student.

Training
Online and on-site training available.
Qualifications
Not specified.
Group/Individual
Group,
Individual
Administration
Computer
National Sample
Yes

Access and Use

Contact

800-338-4204

Peer-Reviewed Study Citations

Paprzycki, P., Tuttle, N., Czerniak, C. M., Molitor, S., Kadervaek, J., & Mendenhall, R. (2017). The Impact of a “Framework”-Aligned Science Professional Development Program on Literacy and Mathematics Achievement of K-3 Students. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 54(9), 1174–1196. https://doi.org/10.1002/tea.21400

Luo, T., Lee, G.-L., & Molina, C. (2017). Incorporating IStation into Early Childhood Classrooms to Improve Reading Comprehension. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 16, 247–266.

Frye, E. M., & Gosky, R. (2012). Rapid Word Recognition as a Measure of Word-Level Automaticity and Its Relation to Other Measures of Reading. Reading Psychology, 33(4), 350–366. https://doi.org/10.1080/02702711.2010.521670

Meeks, B. T., Martinez, J., & Pienta, R. S. (2014). Effect of Edmark Program on Reading Fluency in Third-Grade Students with Disabilities. International Journal of Instruction, 7(2), 103–118.

Montanari, S. (2014). A Case Study of Bi-Literacy Development among Children Enrolled in an Italian-English Dual Language Program in Southern California. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 17(5), 509–525. https://doi.org/10.1080/13670050.2013.833892

Stenson, B. A. (2006). Programs and Methods to Improve Reading Comprehension Levels of Reading Resource Special Needs Students at Austin Road Middle School. International Journal of Special Education, 21(2), 37–46.

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Referencing
Norm-referenced
Open Access
No
Used in Peer-Reviewed Research
Yes
Psychometric Citations

Research - Whitepapers and Case Studies. (n.d.). Retrieved December 12, 2018, from https://www.renaissance.com/resources/research/; Renaissance. (2013). The Research Foundation for Star Assessment: The Science of Star.