• Third Grade
    In third grade, students take a variety of assessments in the areas of reading and math. The purpose is to inform teachers about gaps in student learning. This helps identify next steps in classroom instruction and supports student growth.
    The assessments shown below are required for the 2020 - 2021 school year. Use the links to view detailed information about each type.
    Name  Who requires Subject area Time to complete Times per year
    Dynamic Indicators for Basic
    Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS)
    • Nonsense word fluency
    • Word reading fluency
    • Oral reading fluency
    • Math concepts and applications
    district Reading and mathematics 15 minutes Three times
    i-Ready Diagnostic district Reading and Mathematics 45 minutes Three times
    Smarter Balanced federal and state English language arts and mathematics up to 4 hours for ELA and 3 hours for mathematics  Once