Research Topic

i-Ready Stretch Growth in the Pandemic Context


  • Subject: Mathematics, Literacy
  • Grades: K–8
  • Topic: Academic Achievement, Growth Goals
  • Study Year: 2021–2023

Published August 2023

This research examined the percentage of students who met Stretch Growth and evaluated whether meeting Stretch Growth over consecutive years put students on a path to grade-level proficiency. This study provides the first validity evidence of i-Ready's Stretch Growth on a sample of students who tested after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it compares the results to those from our pre-pandemic sample.