Closing the Achievement Gap
Montgomery, Alabama

Using Read Well K and Read Well 1 as their core curriculum and intervention, the Montgomery Public Schools went from 119th to 39th of 130 school districts in the state.

District Demographics • High Risk
33,140 students: 66% free and reduced lunch, 81% minority, 2% LEP, 16% Special Education

"The data is fantastic across all of our schools. It reinforces what I believed all along: our students can learn and excel, our teachers have talent and are dedicated to teaching and learning, and this community is willing to contribute in a significant way to improving our schools."

--Mike Looney, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
June 17, 2005, Montgomery Advertiser

DIBELS® Data Across 6 Years of Read Well Implementation

Lee County Chart