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Local Assessments

Athens City Schools, in compliance with the requirements of Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee , administers assessments to determine students’ progress in achieving literacy. With the exception of students who are exempt from the Guarantee’s requirements, students are administered the following progress-monitoring assessments:



Typical Time to Administer

Grades Administered

When Administered

Results Reported


15-30 minutes

K, 1, 2

Fall, Winter, Spring

Printed results delivered during Parent-Teacher conferences.

iReady Reading*

45-90 minutes

3, 4, 5, 6

Fall, Winter

Printed results delivered during Parent-Teacher conferences.


*Detailed information for these assessments can be found here: DIBELS Next, iReady Reading

Athens City School District  |  PO Box 9 (21 Birge Dr.)  |  Chauncey, OH 45719
Phone:740-797-4544  |  Fax:740-797-2486