The Georgia Department of Education has released the following video introducing Georgia Milestones Assessment System:

Lexile Bands & Stretch Bands

Learn more about Lexile Measures or visit your school’s Librarian-Media Specialist.

To promote student literacy gains, parents should encourage students to not only read texts within the appropriate grade-level Lexile band but to also challenge themselves by reading texts at a higher complexity level or within the stretch Lexile bands.


* CCR=College and Career Ready
* Grade Bands reflect the 2012 Revised Appendix A of the Common Core State Standards for English Languages, NGA and CCSSO.

* The Lexile information is referenced in the Georgia Department of Education 2014-2015 Assessment Manual.