i-Ready Helps Improve Student Achievement

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i-Ready Outshines the Competition on Student Achievement

According to survey results from a national sample of K–5 teachers and instructional coaches, educators who use i-Ready Assessment are more likely to say their assessment helps improve student achievement than those who use other leading assessment programs.

The graph to the right illustrates the percentage of teachers agreeing the statement “helps student achievement” describes their assessment program.

Source: Hanover Research (2020). Results from K-5 Teacher Survey on Assessment Net Promoter Score.

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Trust Our Rigorous Assessment Design

Our assessment is built by design to measure college and career readiness standards with assessment items that require higher-order thinking so educators can identify the domains and skills that students need to excel on their state summative assessments.

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Support All Students With Intervention and Enrichment

i-Ready helps teachers support students who are ready to advance beyond grade-level materials while providing rigorous, targeted instruction for students who need additional work on missing skills.

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Address Gaps With Typical and Stretch Growth Goals

Teachers can challenge all students and hold them accountable to high expectations with i-Ready's Diagnostic Growth report. It gives a clear view of progress toward proficiency and annual growth expectations for each student and includes Typical and Stretch Growth goals. 

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Go Beyond Percentile Ranking

With i-Ready, educators gain a more complete picture of student performance. Like other leading assessments, i-Ready includes national norms that show "percentile ranks." But unlike other leading programs, i-Ready also provides "criterion-referenced scores" (i.e., grade-level placements) so teachers get a clear picture of how students are performing relative to their state Reading and Mathematics standards. 

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“I definitely would endorse the i-Ready program because it has helped a lot in our school. For children who need a lot of help, it’s there for them—but it’s also there for the ones who need just a chance to grow and who are already high‑performing.”  Lisa L., Third Grade Teacher, Kansas City Public Schools

Other Reasons Teachers Love i-Ready

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Links Assessment Data to Targeted Instruction

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Saves Teachers Instructional Planning Time

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Shows What Students Are Ready to Learn Next

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