Group Reading Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation Online

GRADE Online
The GRADE™ Online Group Reading Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation is a diagnostic reading test that determines what developmental skills 2–12 grade students have mastered. GRADE Online identifies where students need instruction or intervention. Guidance on using this test in your telepractice.


Age range:
Grades 2-12, Adult
Online Scoring and Reporting
Qualification level:


Completion time:
50-90 minutes
Eight Levels with two parallel forms for each level
Guidance on using this test in your telepractice


Returning GRADE Online customers, log in to place your order on your CAP online account.

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First Time GRADE Online customers: submit a request to place your order and set up your CAP online testing account.

Request online testing account

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

The per student 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: 800-328-5999.


Product Details

GRADE Online provides the components to accurately and efficiently assess reading competencies, including recommended instruction through correlated follow-up materials.


  • Determine where intervention is needed, recognizing students' differences so instruction can be more effective.
  • Save time through whole group administration and automated scoring.
  • Track student growth from grades 2–12 and adult with two parallel forms and Growth Scale Values (GSVs).
  • Communicate assessment data in a variety of meaningful ways with two group reports and one individual student report.
  • 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 and use as part of an RTI program to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses for struggling students.


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


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