Understand where every student is, no matter the learning environment
Every student is an individual. Based on over 30 years of research, mCLASS is the gold-standard assessment and instructional suite for early literacy that helps every child learn to read confidently.
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What educators say
“With mCLASS, the focus is on instruction. Teams work together to collaborate and share ideas and get excited about using each other’s ideas. And students are involved in looking at their own data too—they are involved in their own plan for growth.”
What educators say
“There is no time to waste in a teacher’s day, and mCLASS is a quick and accurate assessment of a student’s reading strengths and weaknesses.”
What educators say
“The reports are invaluable. One-click reports are useful and make it easy. I’m able to make adjustments and focus on the at-risk students in need—at the moment of need.”
Based on decades of leading literacy research
We partner with experts at the University of Oregon’s Center on Teaching and Learning, a recognized leader in early literacy assessment. The University of Oregon are the creators of DIBELS® (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) and the only licensed provider of the research-based, digital DIBELS 8th Edition assessment. See more of our research.
We're making an impact
mCLASS provides proven early literacy diagnostic and progress-monitoring assessments for grades K–6. Its ecosystem of early literacy resources work together seamlessly to target skill gaps and provide the right instruction at the right time.
Data you can trust
mCLASS’s teacher-administered assessment provides you with valid and reliable data that teachers can use to make informed decisions on instruction.
DIBELS 8th Edition
mCLASS is powered by DIBELS 8th Edition, enabling teachers to automate scoring and receive instant targeted instructional recommendations. DIBELS 8th Edition measures:
- Phonemic awareness
Comprehensive literacy assessment
mCLASS provides benchmark assessments and ongoing progress monitoring to comprehensively support each student’s literacy development.
- Foundational skills assessments
- Comprehension assessments
- Dyslexia screening assessments
Detailed, comprehensive reporting
Intuitive reports help you quickly use data to differentiate for each student, so you can get back to doing what you love—connecting with your students.
- Skill-based reporting view for each student
- Real-time growth reports for each student
- Class summary reports
- School and district reports
- Parent and guardian reports
Dyslexia screening measures
mCLASS’s dyslexia screening measures provide additional screening for risk of dyslexia in students in grades K–3 through subtests that help identify early warning signs of reading difficulty. Measures include:
- Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN)
Text Reading and Comprehension
Track your students’ reading progress from every angle with Text Reading and Comprehension (TRC) assessment. It builds on the DIBELS 8th Edition assessment to record reading behaviors through running digital records. Available in english and spanish, it measures reading comprehension and provides insight into how each student finds meaning in text. Measures include:
- Lesson plans for whole class, small-group, and one-on-one instruction
- Small-group advisor, which organizes students into groups based on strengths and gaps
- Item-level advisor, which drills deep into student responses to uncover patterns, strengths, and gaps
- Instructional resources for each student’s parent/guardian(s)
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