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Headsprout Student Assessments

Benchmark and Placement Assessments to Easily Determine the Reading Level of Every Student


Placement Assessment

Prior to starting the Headsprout reading program, a downloadable assessment is administered to determine the appropriate beginning placement of each student. This assessment easily determines every students’ ideal starting point within the program. Following the completion of the assessment, kids are placed at various stages within the program that correlate to their current reading level to begin their individual adaptive instruction.

Benchmark Assessments

At various stages in the Headsprout reading program, a benchmark assessment is administered to each student to ensure they have a firm grasp on the skills covered in the program and are able to transfer these skills to reading new and unfamiliar text. Each benchmark assessment takes just a few minutes and can be done right at the computer or on the Kids A-Z app.

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When your 6-year-old tells you, ‘I love Headsprout because it teaches me,’ you know you really have a strong program. I have been home schooling my two children for about 13 years and Headsprout is what I have always been searching for. It is the rare exception to find a curriculum that actually breaks down the instruction so that the student can absorb the lesson and learn. The progress our daughter made with Headsprout is impressive.
- Lisa Trejo, Parent of a 6-year old

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