|High Risk||Seriously below grade level and in need of substantial intervention. A student at high risk who does not receive immediate intensive intervention (iii) has about a 10 percent chance of reading on grade level at the end of the year.|
|Moderate Risk||Moderately below grade level.
Targeted instruction is needed to improve at least one skill. Without targeted instruction, a student at moderate risk has
about a 50 percent chance of achieving grade level at the end of the year.
|Low Risk||The current classroom instruction is sufficient for meeting the studentís needs. A student at low risk has about an 80 percent chance of reading at grade level at the end of the year.|
|Above Average||The studentís performance in a particular skill is above average in proficiency.|
|The risk levels for each DIBELS® measure administered in kindergarten through third grade are illustrated in the KĖ3 DIBELS RISK LEVELS CHART