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Developmental Reading Assessment, Second Edition (DRA2)

The Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA2) is designed to assess and document students' growth as readers over time. Using this individually-administered assessment, teachers observe, record, and analyze individual students' reading strategies, fluency, comprehension, and accuracy rate using specific leveled texts.


DRA2 Guidelines
DRA2 K-3, 4-8, EDL, K-6 Upgrade Package Order Form
SDUSD Grade Level Reading Expectations & Assessment Crosswalk

DRA Scores can easily be entered in Illuminate via the DRA tile located in Illuminate. The tile links to a Google "one-stop-shop" DRA document. This document has links to Illuminate where scores are recorded plus colorful reports for teachers and administrators and more!