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Understand where every student is, no matter the learning environment

Student data you can trust. Based on over 30 years of research, mCLASS® is the gold-standard K–6 assessment and intervention suite for early literacy that helps every child learn to read confidently.

What is mCLASS?

mCLASS is an integrated, gold standard literacy system based on the science of reading that offers teacher-administered assessment and intervention for grades K–6.

When you use mCLASS, you can be assured your students are getting the best the Science of Reading has to offer. Our assessments have been built on decades of research in curriculum-based measurement science, delivering a best practice approach that screens for at-risk students and provides deep insight into individual students’ reading development.

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.”

Linda Principal, Colorado

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.”

Nita Reading coach, Oklahoma

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.”

Launa DIBELS coordinator, Utah
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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 mCLASS is the only licensed digital provider of the research-based DIBELS 8th Edition assessment. See more of our research.

Our approach

The mCLASS comprehensive system includes efficient DIBELS 8th Edition one-minute measures, a built-in dyslexia screener, intervention, and robust reports for teachers and administrators. It’s all you’ll need to monitor and support every type of student learner in your classroom.

Save hours of time

mCLASS eliminates the manual assessment process through digital administration of DIBELS 8th Edition, giving you instant results and clear next steps for each student.

 

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Catch at-risk students early

Early intervention is critical. mCLASS offers universal and dyslexia screening in a single powerful tool—no additional assessment system required. Your most vulnerable readers are identified at the earliest levels.

 

Learn more about mCLASS’s dyslexia screening
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Connect student data to personalized learning

mCLASS connects with Amplify Reading, a K–5 student-driven literacy program that provides both remediation and enrichment for all students, leveraging the power of compelling storytelling to engage students in personalized reading instruction and practice.

 

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Better data means better instruction

mCLASS lets you know exactly which aspect of a skill a student is struggling with, and then gives you effective lesson plans for each student powered by reliable diagnostic data based on one-minute measures.

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We're making an impact

We're making an impact

2,000,000

students

120,000+

teachers

1,200+

districts

6,000+

schools

What's included

mCLASS provides proven early literacy benchmark 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.

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
  • Phonics
  • Fluency
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
Amplify's teacher-administered assessment.

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.

Comprehensive literacy assessment

mCLASS provides benchmark assessments, ongoing progress monitoring, and voice recognition technology to comprehensively support each student’s literacy development.

  • Foundational skills assessments
  • Comprehension assessments
  • Dyslexia screening assessments
mCLASS's reporting dashboard

Valid and reliable reporting

mCLASS gives educators detailed insight into your students’ reading development across foundational literacy skills. Receive a wealth of valuable reporting information that mCLASS provides for everyone from classroom teachers and literacy specialists, to principals and district leaders, as well as parents and guardians at home.

  • 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
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Embedded dyslexia screening

Included at no additional cost, mCLASS’s DIBELS 8th Edition measures are validated to provide information about dyslexia risk. Additionally, mCLASS offers supplemental measures to screen for risk related to dyslexia.

  • Vocabulary
  • Encoding
  • Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN)

Easy to use, targeted lessons

mCLASS provides targeted instruction in all of the critical foundational reading skills with teacher-led small-group and one-on-one instruction by automatically analyzing data to place students in skill-based groups with targeted activities.

Seamless student intervention

mCLASS connects to mCLASS Intervention, a proven companion intervention program which provides the analytical tools and resources educators need to make targeted, staff-led intervention a daily reality throughout the school year.
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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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