This article is intended only for customers and partners using the Assessment Series.
The CommonLit Assessment Series features three benchmark assessments for grades 3-12 that have been developed to align with key reading skills and standards. The assessments provide teachers, coaches, and administrators with checkpoints on student progress throughout the academic year. Please use this index to view articles that answer your questions about interpreting students' scores.
Understanding the Assessment Series
What do the assessments cover?
Understanding Assessment Series Data
What are scaled scores?
How can scores be compared across time?
What is a percentile ranking and how should it be interpreted?
What other information is included in the Assessment Series data displays?
What does an asterisk next to a student’s score mean?
Is CommonLit's Assessment Series valid?
How does CommonLit define Below or Approaching Grade Level, On Grade Level, and Above Grade Level?
How does CommonLit calculate percentage correct and standards-based scores on the Assessment Series?
Applying Assessment Series Data
How should student scores be used?