Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA2)

  • The Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA) is an interim benchmark assessment that is specifically designed for students in grades K-3. It enables teachers to systematically observe, record, and evaluate change in student reading performance over time. 

    WCSD Pathway Levels

     K Level A Level 2 Level 4
    1 Level 4 Level 10 Level 16
    2 Level 16 Level 20 Level 28
  • DRA Resources

    Leveled Text Chart
    Use this table to help determine an appropriate DRA level to administer.

    DRA Online Training Tutorials (Pearson)
    This links contains videos made by Pearson. The videos include information on preparing, conducting, scoring and moving into instruction with the DRA.

    DRA Q & A (Pearson)  
    This document was prepared by Pearson and provides specific information on determining miscues and providing accommodations.