• Nevada's Read by Grade 3 Program

    NRS 388.157 (Link to NRS 388)

    Read by Grade 3 (RBG3) and Dyslexia Screener (Dept of MTSS)

    BRIGANCE: Kindergarten Screener (fall)

    The BRIGANCE Early Childhood Screen III is a collection of assessments administered to children entering kindergarten. Administration of the BRIGANCE EC Screen III responds to Nevada law which directs the screening of every kindergarten student in the state of Nevada within 45 school days from the start of the school year.

    • Each child's screening is typically completed within 15-20 minutes.
    • Screening enables teachers to gather information about a child’s strengths and areas for growth in key developmental skills.

    When are students assessed?

    • Kindergarten students are assessed during the kindergarten screening week which occurs during the first week of school.
    • New and transferring kindergarten students are screened upon enrollment.

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    MAP Growth Reading: Grades K-3

    MAP stands for Measures of Academic Progress. MAP Growth is a computer-adaptive benchmark assessment that provides a different, personalized test for each student. Depending on how a student answers each question, the test adjusts in difficulty. This allows students with widely varying skill levels – from struggling to advanced – to take a test that is well-suited to their needs. Teachers are able to access results immediately after a test is completed. Each test provides detailed teacher reports that show skills students are proficient in and what they are ready to work on next.

    When are students assessed?

    • Grades 1-3 are assessed once each term - fall, winter, and spring
    • Kindergarten students are assessed once each term - winter and spring

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