Progress Monitoring

Progress monitoring is a scientifically based practice that is used to assess students' academic performance and evaluate the effectiveness of instruction. Progress monitoring can be implemented with individual students or an entire class. The following links provide resources that can be used to monitor student progress.

This website provides lots of free resources that educators can use to monitor student progress. The website provides a chart of scientifically based tools to measure students' progress. To help you determine which one best fits your school's needs. On the website you will also find a web resources library that includes download-able articles, PowerPoint presentations, Curriculum-Based Measurement, applying decision making to IEPs.


This chart provided by the National Center on Response to Intervention compares different tools for monitoring student progress. You can search the tools chart by grade level and subject area.


This web-based interactive module takes you to a classroom where the teacher shows you how to implement progress monitoring in the classroom.


This module shows how to assess reading skills at each grade level, K–6. It also shows how to set goals, monitor instruction, and adjust instruction based on students’ reading scores.