Imagination Library Graduates 1.2X More Likely to Read on Grade Level: 2014-2015 Knox County Schools Study

“An Analysis of Early Literacy Assessment Performance Among Knox County Imagination Library Participants: 2014-15 Knox County Kindergarten Class” 

In this study, early literacy data was collected through Knox County Schools’ formative testing to determine how former Imagination Library participants of the 2014-15 Knox County Kindergarten Class performed relative to non-participants on a nationally normed early literacy assessment (STAR Renaissance).

Key Findings:

  • Imagination Library Alumni were 2 times more likely to read on grade level in the Fall of their kindergarten year than students who did not participate in the program.
  • Imagination Library Alumni significantly outperformed non-Imagination Library Alumni on all measured skills of the Fall administration of Knox County Schools’ early literacy assessment.

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