All Students in Third Grade Achieve Grade-Level Literacy
Westonka has developed a systematic reading intervention program. As a part of this process, standardized reading assessment measures have been developed. These benchmarks include oral fluency, comprehension and reading level. The district’s goal is that K-3 students (combined) will meet the following targets by the end of the school year:
- 90% meet their oral reading fluency benchmark
- 90% meet their comprehension benchmark (grades 1-3 only)
- 90% meet their guided reading level benchmark
For the 2018-19 school year Hilltop and Shirley Hills primary school grades K-3 students combined, 80.2% of students met their oral reading fluency benchmark, 85.2% met their comprehension benchmark and 76.9% met their guided reading level benchmark.