Core5 National Progress Report
Helping Students Meet Grade-Level Expectations and Close the Gap
Lexia is research-proven to close the literacy gap when used with fidelity
Nearly 921,000 students in grades K–5 used the online components of Lexia® Core5® Reading (Core5) with fidelity during the 2019–20 school year across the United States. Students of all abilities made substantial progress in Core5:
40% of students who started Core5 working on skills 1 grade below their grade level closed the reading gap and reached their end-of-year, grade-level benchmark in Core5. An additional 54% ended the year working on skills in their grade level..
41% of students who started Core5 working on skills 2 or more grades below their grade level substantially reduced their risk for reading failure, ending the school year working on Core5 skills in their grade level or having reached their EOY, grade-level benchmark in Core5..
75% of students who started Core5 working on skills in their grade level reached their end-of-year, grade-level benchmark or beyond in Core5..