Educators to Learn From

Success Stories

Hear directly from teachers, coaches, and administrators as they describe how they came to decide on and implement Ready and i-Ready in communities across the country. Every district is unique, and so is its story. We thank these educators for sharing so generously and are honored to partner in their success.

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“The magic of i-Ready is that it keeps us all in the loop and is flexible enough to support any classroom well.”

Steven Royce, Principal of Gocio Elementary, Sarasota Public Schools

Malissa Esquibel, Intervention Specialist at Muscoy Elementary School.

Muscoy Elementary: “Our RTI Center Runs on i-Ready.”

How a dedicated staff uses iReady resources to support a bustling intervention center


Dr. LaShawn Frost, Principal of Booker Middle School.

Sarasota County Schools: Visible Data for All

A top-performing district turns to i-Ready data to populate a public dashboard and track their quest to stay on top.


Harold Greist, Coordinator of Math and STEM Education at Stratford Public Schools.

Stratford Public: New Standards, New Curriculum

How one district upended its math curriculum to “shift” with the times using Ready Mathematics


Principal Cheryl Beauchamp and Reading Coach Melinda Chemin review student data together at Bronson Elementary School.

Bronson Elementary: “It’s about knowing the truth.”

This school is following the data—and their instincts—to bring home an “A.”


“If students aren’t taught to look for and solve problems using multiple pathways, we’re going to raise another generation who may think they understand mathematics, but really only understand procedures.”

Harold Greist, Coordinator of Math and STEM Education, Stratford Public Schools

Dr. Melissa Balknight, Associate Superintendent at Gaston County Schools.

Gaston County: Middle School Math Gets a Makeover

How one district dramatically increased its mathematics proficiency rates in Grades 6–8

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Linda Seeberg, Executive Director of Academic Programs at Redmond School District.

Redmond School District: Math Instruction for the New Era

Redmond adopted blended learning and hasn’t looked back since implementing Ready Mathematics and iReady.


Neil Phillips, cofounder and Head of School at Visible Men Academy.

Visible Men Academy: Suns on the Rise

How this charter school went from F-rated to A-mazing in two years


Amy Boles, Director of Educational Services at Oak Grove School District.

Oak Grove School District: Empowering Educators and Accelerating Growth

Oak Grove engaged teachers in their data-driven implementation of iReady.

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“There’s no fairy dust! When you start looking at [i‑Ready] data and following the trends . . . it’s revealing. It’s about knowing the truth, and that helps you make better decisions that move schools forward.”

Melinda Chemin, Reading Coach, Bronson Elementary

A student using i-Ready in the classroom.

Hubert Middle School: CCRPI Score Jumps Dramatically

How this middle school achieved an increase of 18.9 points on the CCRPI in just one year


An educator using i-Ready to look at student data.

Woodland Middle School: Data-Driven Instruction Pays Off

How this Fulton County middle school jumped 21 points on the CCRPI


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