DIBELS Next Testing
Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) using standardized, individually administered measures of early literacy development, designed to be short (1 minute) fluency measures used to regularly monitor the development of pre-reading and early reading skills, and are designed to assess 3 of 5 big ideas of early literacy:
Initial Sounds Fluency & Phonemic Segmentation
Oral Reading & Retell Fluency
Vocabulary & Oral Language
Word Use Fluency
DIBELS Next testing is administered by the classroom teachers in Grades K - 3, plus for at-risk students in Grades 4 - 5.