What is Reading Counts?
Reading Counts!is a program designed to provide independent reading
practice for students in grade K-12.
What does the Lexile score
The Lexile score is determined by the results of the
Scholastic Reading Inventory test (SRI). The score from this test is called
a "lexile score". The Lexile Map
explains the score.
How can students
find a Reading Counts! book?
The OPAC (Online Patron Access Catalog) has
a search specifically for Reading Counts! books. Choose either the "lexile"
or "RC" tabs at the top and follow the prompts. You may search by subject
area or by lexile score.To view book information, double-click on the
How are books
identified as being a "Reading Counts!" book?
All Reading Counts! books
are marked with a yellow dot on the spine. Inside the front cover you will
find a label with the lexile level of the book.
When may students
take a test?
Reading Counts! is accessible from any school computer.
Students may take a test in a classroom or in the media center. The media
center is open from 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.
How do you take a
Log on to a computer. From the "Program" menu, choose
Scholastic Reading Counts! When prompted, enter first name and last name
in the username box. Enter student ID number in the password box.
Last updated on
11/17/06 by Beth Matheny