IDEL Benchmark Goals

Three Assessment Periods Per Year


Download a PDF version of the IDEL benchmark goals for grades K - 3.

Kindergarten

IDEL Measure Beginning of Year
Months 1 - 3
Middle of Year
Months 4 - 6
End of Year
Months 7 - 10
Scores Status Scores Status Scores Status
FNL 0 - 2
3 - 5
6 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 14
15 - 24
25 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 24
25 - 39
40 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
FSF
(FSF-TLP score)
0 - 4
5 - 14
15 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 14
15 - 29
30 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 34
35 - 49
50 and above
Deficit
Emerging
Established
FPS
(FPS-TSL score)
Not administered during
this assessment period.
0 - 9
10 - 19
20 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 24
25 - 34
35 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
FUP BENCHMARK GOALS FOR THIS MEASURE HAVE NOT BEEN ESTABLISHED.
Tentatively, students in the lowest 20 percent of a school district using local norms should be considered at risk for poor language and reading outcomes, and those between the 20th and percentile and 40th percentile should be considered at some risk.

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First Grade

IDEL Measure Beginning of Year
Months 1 - 3
Middle of Year
Months 4 - 6
End of Year
Months 7 - 10
Scores Status Scores Status Scores Status
FNL 0 - 19
20 - 34
35 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
Not administered during
this assessment period.
Not administered during
this assessment period.
FSF
(FSF-TLP score)
0 - 34
35 - 49
50 and above
Deficit
Emerging
Established
0 - 34
35 - 49
50 and above
Deficit
Emerging
Established
0 - 34
35 - 49
50 and above
Deficit
Emerging
Established
FPS
(FPS-TSL score)
0 - 24
25 - 34
35 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 39
40 - 69
70 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 69
70 - 89
90 and above
Deficit
Emerging
Established
FLO Not administered during
this assessment period.
0 - 9
10 - 19
20 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 24
25 - 39
40 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
FRO Not administered during
this assessment period.
BENCHMARK GOALS FOR THIS MEASURE HAVE NOT BEEN ESTABLISHED.
Preliminary evidence indicates that children's retell scores should typically be about 50% of their oral reading fluency score (FLO), and that it is unusual for children reading more than 40 words per minute to have a retell score 25% or less than their oral reading fluency score. A retell score of less than 25% of the oral reading fluency score may indicate a problem with comprehension.
FUP BENCHMARK GOALS FOR THIS MEASURE HAVE NOT BEEN ESTABLISHED.
Tentatively, students in the lowest 20 percent of a school district using local norms should be considered at risk for poor language and reading outcomes, and those between the 20th and percentile and 40th percentile should be considered at some risk.

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Second Grade

IDEL Measure Beginning of Year
Months 1 - 3
Middle of Year
Months 4 - 6
End of Year
Months 7 - 10
Scores Status Scores Status Scores Status
FPS
(FPS-TSL score)
0 - 69
70 - 89
90 and above
Deficit
Emerging
Established
Not administered during
this assessment period.
Not administered during
this assessment period.
FLO 0 - 24
25 - 34
35 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 39
40 - 49
50 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 49
50 - 64
65 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
FRO BENCHMARK GOALS FOR THIS MEASURE HAVE NOT BEEN ESTABLISHED.
Preliminary evidence indicates that children's retell scores should typically be about 50% of their oral reading fluency score (FLO), and that it is unusual for children reading more than 40 words per minute to have a retell score 25% or less than their oral reading fluency score. A retell score of less than 25% of the oral reading fluency score may indicate a problem with comprehension.
FUP BENCHMARK GOALS FOR THIS MEASURE HAVE NOT BEEN ESTABLISHED.
Tentatively, students in the lowest 20 percent of a school district using local norms should be considered at risk for poor language and reading outcomes, and those between the 20th and percentile and 40th percentile should be considered at some risk.

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Third Grade

IDEL Measure Beginning of Year
Months 1 - 3
Middle of Year
Months 4 - 6
End of Year
Months 7 - 10
Scores Status Scores Status Scores Status
FLO 0 - 49
50 - 59
60 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 59
60 - 69
70 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
0 - 64
65 - 84
85 and above
At Risk
Some Risk
Low Risk
FRO BENCHMARK GOALS FOR THIS MEASURE HAVE NOT BEEN ESTABLISHED.
Preliminary evidence indicates that children's retell scores should typically be about 50% of their oral reading fluency score (FLO), and that it is unusual for children reading more than 40 words per minute to have a retell score 25% or less than their oral reading fluency score. A retell score of less than 25% of the oral reading fluency score may indicate a problem with comprehension.
FUP BENCHMARK GOALS FOR THIS MEASURE HAVE NOT BEEN ESTABLISHED.
Tentatively, students in the lowest 20 percent of a school district using local norms should be considered at risk for poor language and reading outcomes, and those between the 20th and percentile and 40th percentile should be considered at some risk.

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