DIBELS Next Recommended Benchmark Goals

UO-CTL researchers have analyzed data from a nationally representative sample of schools, resulting in new recommendations for DIBELS Next benchmark goals. The new and improved goals more consistently identify students who need additional support to become proficient readers. We have prepared this planning guide to be used within your school teams if you choose to transition to the recommended goals.

Recommended Benchmark Goals

Technical Reports

University of Oregon, Center on Teaching and Learning (2012). 2012 - 2013 DIBELS Data System Update Part I: DIBELS Next Composite Score (Technical Brief No. 1202). Eugene, OR: University of Oregon.

University of Oregon Center on Teaching and Learning (2012). 2012 - 2013 DIBELS Data System Update Part II: DIBELS Next Benchmark Goals (Technical Brief No. 1203). Eugene, OR: University of Oregon.

University of Oregon, Center on Teaching and Learning (2012). 2012 - 2013 DIBELS Next Benchmark Goals: Technical Supplement (Technical Brief No. 1204). Eugene, OR: University of Oregon.