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Reading Counts!

What is Reading Counts?

Reading Counts is a Lexile®-based independent reading program that tracks each student's success on the books they read, in and out of school. Students take an assessment called the Scholastic Reading Inventory and are given a lexile number. Independent reading books are chosen based on this number; a student selects a books within a range of 100 points below and 50 points above their lexile number. Using computers on campus, motivated students can then take quizzes on the books they've read to earn points that earn various exciting rewards.

Click here to learn more about the Scholastic Reading Counts program at the scholastic Web site.

Which books are there quizzes for?

We have over 47,000 quizzes. How can I check on a specific book? Check the Scholastic site by clicking here.

Here are some of the publishers:  Of course Scholastic, as well as 500 publishers including prominent trade house such as Macmillan, Penguin, and Random House; specialty publishers such as Orca Books and Holiday House; and Library Publishers such as Lerner, Raintree-Heinemann, and Capstone Press.


How do I find books at my reading level?

Go to

Select My Reading List in the top right corner.

Put in the reader's lexile level.

Select areas of interest.

Adjust age level range.

Click Search Results.

Find books (library, book store, etc.).

How can I find out more?

Ask the kids!

Ask any teacher, our librarian, ask just about anyone here!

At Ivey, we all know that Reading Counts!

Lexile Averages by Grade Level

Student Placement Guide

Click on the link above then scroll down to find your grade. 

Video on Lexile Framework

Click here  to see a short video that will help explain the Lexile Framework for Reading.