MTSS Reading Pathway

  • The MTSS Reading pathway includes four levels of placement:  Intensive, Strategic, Benchmark, and Advanced.  All students are screened using STAR, and those below the 40th percentile are administered the Houghton Mifflin Reading Inventory for placement in the following pathway:

    • Intensive –Below the 40th percentile on STAR and placement as a Pre-Decoder on the Houghton Mifflin Phonics Inventory:  Enrolled in Corrective Reading based on placement test
    • Strategic – Below the 40th percentile on STAR and below Proficient on the Houghton Mifflin Reading Inventory:  Enrolled in Core Language and Read 180/System 44 based on placement test
    • Benchmark – Between the 40th and 75th percentile on STAR:  Enrolled in Core Language
    • Advanced – Above the 75th percentile on STAR:  Enrolled in Core Language with the addition of enrichment activities

Reading Flowchart

reading flowchart