Guide early growth in less time
Why spend more time on assessment than you need to? Get research-validated, state-specific learning data on students’ pre-reading and numeracy skills, all in less than 20 minutes of testing time. Make informed decisions and personalize learning, all while having more time to connect with students.
Assess early literacy skills in English and Spanish
English learners are the fastest growing population in schools. See a side by side comparison of early literacy skills in English and Spanish. You’ll know what students know in their native language, and what they are able to demonstrate in English.
Star Early Literacy lights the path to grade-level mastery of Virginia state standards
Are students on track to read proficiently by the end of third grade? Are students mastering early numeracy skills? Star Early Literacy gives you at-a-glance data dashboards that track students’ path to mastery from the beginning to the end of the school year, and from year-to-year.
Beginning of school year
Midyear and throughout
Short assessments. Timely insights. Fast growth.
Renaissance acts on our ever-growing database of more than 2.7 billion practice and assessment data points to glean new insights and refine our solutions. Learning analytics and advances in learning science give us more precision to enable shorter assessments and continually fine-tune state-specific learning progressions.
Instructional hours saved this school-year
Giving teachers time back to teach while delivering real-time insights to help teachers provide the right practice and instruction at the right time.
Assessments completed this school-year
Providing quick, reliable, evidence-based learning data in less time to help teachers guide every student’s growth and achievement.
Scientific research studies and reviews
Documenting the strongest evidence of effectiveness consistent with the definition of scientifically based research.
Reading Foundational Skills & Language
Directionality, Letters and Words, Word Length, Word Borders, Visual Discrimination, Alphabetic Principle and Sequence, Print Features
Rhyming and Word Families, Blending, Counting, and Segmenting Syllables, Long and Short Vowel Sounds, Isolating Initial, Final, and Medial Phonemes, Adding/Substituting Phonemes
Phonics and Word Recognition:
Spelling-Sound Correspondences: Consonants and Vowels, Regular and Irregular Spellings, High-Frequency Words, Inflectional Endings, Affixes, Syllables
Purpose of Reading, Reading with Comprehension, Repair Strategies, Reading Rate WCPM, Prosody
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use*:
Word Relationships, Structural Analysis, Antonyms, Multiple-Meaning Words, Synonyms
Numbers and Operations *
Counting and Cardinality:
Number Naming and Number Identification, Number Object Correspondence, Sequence Completion
Operations and Algebraic Thinking:
Composing and Decomposing
Measurement and Data:
* Not yet available in Spanish