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DISCUS Databases: Lexiles

Lexile Framework for Reading

Children's Books

CLCD - Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

Lexiles Reading Scores

Many of the library’s databases provide lexile reading scores which allow you to choose a written work based on its reading level when using the Advanced Search Mode. This is particularly useful for education majors who may want to assign reading on a particular grade level.

             

Grade

Reader Measures
(Interquartile Range, Mid-Year)

Text Measures
(from the Lexile Map)

1

Up to 300L

200L to 400L

2

140L to 500L

300L to 500L

3

330L to 700L

500L to 700L

4

445L to 810L

650L to 850L

5

565L to 910L

750L to 950L

6

665L to 1000L

850L to 1050L

7

735L to 1065L

950L to 1075L

8

805L to 1100L

1000L to 1100L

9

855L to 1165L

1050L to 1150L

10

905L to 1195L

1100L to 1200L

11 and 12

940L to 1210L

1100L to 1300L