DDS Pricing Information

Amplify offers the DIBELS 8th Edition assessment through two platforms: The DIBELS Data System and mCLASS.

The DIBELS Data System is $1 per student per year plus the cost of purchasing or printing paper materials. There is also a one-time $200 set up fee for new accounts.

Use our contact form to receive information on mCLASS pricing options.

Choose the right assessment for your needs Basic Gold
DIBELS Data Sytem (DDS) with DIBELS 8th Edition mCLASS with DIBELS 8th Edition
Assessment Type
  • Paper and pencil
  • Teacher-administered
  • Manual data entry
  • Digital device
  • Teacher-administered
  • No manual data entry
Scoring Manual Automatic
Speech recognition technology No No
Grades covered K-8 K-6
Assess for the National Reading Panel's Big 5 Reading Skills
(Phonemic awareness, Alphabetic principle, Accuracy and fluency with text, Vocabulary, Comprehension)
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Alphabetic principle
  • Accuracy and fluency with text
  • Comprehension
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Alphabetic principle
  • Accuracy and fluency with text
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
Progress Monitoring Manual, teacher-driven Automatic recommendations
Dyslexia screening Yes
  • DIBELS 8th Edition dyslexia measures
Yes
  • DIBELS 8th Edition dyslexia measures
  • Amplify-developed RAN, Spelling, and Vocabulary measures
Instructional activities No Yes
  • Automated based on student assessments
  • Short lessons provided
Grouping Yes (based on total skill score) Yes (based on item-level analysis)
Do teachers have to print their own scoring materials? Yes No
  • Only provider of digital DIBELS 8th Edition assessment
Digital components
  • Reports available via DIBELS Data System
  • Digital administration
  • Reports
  • Targeted Groups
  • Teacher led lessons
  • Home Connect
  • Progress Monitoring
Reporting
  • Benchmark and progress monitoring for total score via DIBELS Data System.
Entirely digital
  • Benchmark and progress monitoring reports with item-level data.
Can be used remotely Yes, synchronously Yes, synchronously
Placement into personalized learning No Yes, a Science of Reading-based program called Amplify Reading (additional charge)
Amplify CKLA Connect integration No Yes

DIBELS Data System offers the option of DIBELS 6th Edition and Acadience® Reading (formerly DIBELS Next) for customers who have not yet transitioned to DIBELS 8th Edition. IDEL is also available for assessing students who are learning to read in Spanish. All three can be activated in your DDS account under the DDS Standard Option.

DDS Standard is $1 per student per year plus the cost of printing paper materials. There is also a one-time $200 set up fee for new accounts.

Professional Development

Online DIBELS training courses are available. Full Administration and Scoring Training courses are $49 per person. We also offer a Free DIBELS 8th Edition Transition Course.

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Printed Materials

Printed DIBELS 8 Material Kits for 2021-2022 are available for purchase. Prices range from $42-$76 depending on grade and material type.

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Billing FAQs

  • Can I pay online? Yes. We also accept checks and purchase orders.