UURC Reading Level Criteria

Fluency Criteria

Level

Instructional (& Bump-Up)

End-Of-Year Independent

Accuracy

Rate

Accuracy

Rate

October Grade 1
(Early StepsSM 5)

no less than
85% (85%)

no less than
20 wpm

no less than
85%

no less than
20 wpm

March Grade 1

no less than
90% (93%)

no less than
30 wpm

no less than
90%

no less than
30 wpm

End Grade 1

no less than
90% (93%)

no less than
40 wpm

no less than
90%

no less than
50 wpm

Mid Grade 2

no less than
90% (93%)

no less than
60 wpm

no less than
93%

no less than
65 wpm

End Grade 2

no less than
90% (93%)

no less than
80 wpm

no less than
93%

no less than
90 wpm

Early Grade 3

no less than
90% (93%)

no less than
80 wpm

no less than
93%

no less than
80 wpm

Mid Grade 3

no less than
90% (93%)

no less than
90 wpm

no less than
95%

no less than
90 wpm

End Grade 3

no less than
90% (93%)

no less than
100 wpm

no less than
95%

no less than
110 wpm

Early Grade 4

no less than
90% (93%)

no less than
95 wpm

no less than
95%

no less than
95 wpm

Mid Grade 4

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
105 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
110 wpm

End Grade 4

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
110 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
120 wpm

Early Grade 5

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
100 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
110 wpm

Mid Grade 5

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
110 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
125 wpm

End Grade 5

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
120 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
130 wpm

Early Grade 6

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
110 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
125 wpm

Mid Grade 6

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
120 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
140 wpm

End Grade 6

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
130 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
150 wpm

Early Grade 7

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
120 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
130 wpm

Mid Grade 7

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
130 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
135 wpm

End Grade 7

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
140 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
150 wpm

Early Grade 8

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
120 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
135 wpm

Mid Grade 8

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
130 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
145 wpm

End Grade 8

no less than
95% (95%)

no less than
140 wpm

no less than
97%

no less than
150 wpm