Group Reading Assessment & Diagnostic Evaluation

The Group Reading Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation (GRADE™ ) is a diagnostic reading test that determines what developmental skills PreK–12 students have mastered and where students need instruction or intervention.

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  • GRADE Forms A/B Level 2 Classroom Set Qty 30 (Print)
    0785426736 Qualification Level B


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Age range:
GRADE Online: Grades 2-12, Adult; GRADE: PreK-12, Adult
Stanines, Percentiles, Grade Equivalents, Age Equivalents, Standard Scores, Norm Curve Equivalents, and Growth Scale Values
Qualification level:
Completion time:
50-90 minutes
GRADE Online: Online; GRADE: Full Battery, Paper/Pencil
GRADE Online: 10 Levels with two parallel forms for each level; GRADE: 8 Levels with two parallel forms for each level
Scoring options:
GRADE Online: Online Scoring and Reporting; GRADE: Hand Scoring
Norm-Referenced Fall and Spring, Grade-based
Guidance on using this test in your telepractice


License Window Use of Purchase is the School Year (8/1 - 7/31). All licenses expire on 7/31 each school calendar year. Licenses DO NOT ROLL OVER.

Returning GRADE customers

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First time GRADE customers

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A minimum order charge of $300.00 is required if you are purchasing this online product for the first time. Submit a request to place your order and set up your CAP online testing account.

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One price per student subscription, per school year for unlimited ONLINE forms.

The per student license subscription enables you to test the same student as many times as needed during the school year (between August 1 and July 31).

Contact us for details: +1 (800) 328-5999.


Product Details

GRADE and GRADE Online help determine which developmental reading skills students have mastered and where they need instruction or intervention.


  • Enable timely administration (including whole group administration with GRADE), instruction, and intervention with real-time scoring that provides immediate results.
  • Track student growth with two parallel forms and Growth Scale Values (GSVs).
  • Communicate assessment data in a variety of meaningful ways with four group reports and four individual student reports.
  • Move through the assessment cycle easily and quickly to show progress using related products that provide focused instruction.
  • Meet eligibility requirements for Title I funding.
  • Use as part of an RTI program to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses for struggling students so that appropriate targeted instructional interventions can be created.


The GRADE Resource Library, an extensive CD collection, includes stimulating activities, worksheets, and book lists correlated to all GRADE items. It also includes six subtests that measure literacy competency:

  • Word Reading
  • Sentence Comprehension
  • Word Meaning
  • Passage Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Listening Comprehension

Sample Reports

GRADE and GRADE Online flexible reporting capabilities give teachers a detailed analysis at the individual and classroom level.


The following resources are available for GRADE.


The following resources are available for GRADE Online.