Literacy Screening and Growth

All assessments can tell you where your students are. But can they tell you what to teach next?

Find out more about specific PALS assessments here.


Backed by 20+ Years of Research

Developed by University of Virginia, PALS provides the most thorough, actionable and proven literacy assessments for students at all levels.
  • The only literacy assessment that measures concept of word in text – a key, early predictive indicator of literacy development.
  • Measure and monitor children’s knowledge of grade-level literacy fundamentals from Pre-K through 8.
  • Inform teachers’ instruction by providing explicit information about their students’ knowledge of literacy fundamentals.
  • Mid-year forms and PALS Quick Checks allow for ongoing student progress monitoring throughout the year.
  • PALS español provides unique, native language tool for Spanish speaking students in grades PreK-3.
  • Online system provides resources for planning instruction according to developmental literacy stages, in addition to online score entry and reporting.

Click here to see our basic pricing structure for 2019-20.


Interested in a quote for your school or district?  Download and fill out our PALS 2019-20 Quote Request Form and return it to us at