Assessment enables effective early identification of students experiencing difficulties and allows for coordinated prevention and early intervention efforts. The DIBELS Data System offers full support for:

DIBELS 8th Edition

DIBELS 8th Edition is the most current version of the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS), a set of procedures and measures for assessing the acquisition of early literacy skills from kindergarten through 8th grade.


Indicadores Dinámicos del Éxito en la Lectura (IDEL) is a formative assessment series of measures designed to assess the basic early literacy skills of children learning to read in Spanish.

DIBELS Prior Editions

The DIBELS Data System supports prior versions of Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) for districts and schools that have not yet transitioned to DIBELS 8th Edition.