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The Lexile®
Framework for Reading

Lexile reading measure for Jack’s Awesome adventure is 540L

Actionable Metrics to Personalize Instruction and Monitor Growth

Lexile measures help you find reading materials at your child's unique reading level. With Lexile measures, you can engage your child in learning by ensuring they comprehend their reading materials, as well as monitor their progress over time.


Lexile Text Ranges to Guide Reading for College and Career Readiness

The Lexile ranges below represent the complexity of texts that students should be reading at to be college and career ready by the end of Grade 12.

Grade 2012 CCSS Text Measures
1 190L to 530L
2 420L to 650L
3 520L to 820L
4 740L to 940L
5 830L to 1010L
6 925L to 1070L
7 970L to 1120L
8 1010L to 1185L
9 1050L to 1260L
10 1080L to 1335L
11 & 12 1185L to 1385L


The Lexile® Framework for Reading is a scientific approach to measuring reading ability and the text demand of reading materials. The Lexile Framework includes a Lexile® measure and the Lexile® scale. A Lexile measure represents both the complexity of a text, such as a book or article, and an individual’s reading ability. Lexile measures are expressed as numeric measures followed by an “L” (for example, 850L), and are placed on the Lexile scale. The Lexile scale is a developmental scale for measuring reader ability and text complexity, ranging from below 0L for beginning readers and beginning reader materials to above 2000L for advanced readers and materials. Knowing the Lexile measures of both a reader and a text helps to predict how the text matches the reader’s ability — whether it may be too easy, too difficult or just right.

Recognized as the standard for matching readers with texts

The Lexile® Framework for Reading evaluates reading ability and text complexity on the same developmental scale. Unlike other measurement systems, the Lexile Framework determines reading ability based on actual assessments, rather than generalized age or grade levels. Recognized as the standard for matching readers with texts, tens of millions of students worldwide receive a Lexile® measure that helps them find targeted readings from the more than 100 million articles, books and websites that have been measured. Lexile measures connect learners of all ages with resources at the right level of challenge and monitors their progress toward state and national proficiency standards.