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DORA profile group definitions

Overview:  DORA sub-tests can be sorted into three groups:
Decoding, Vocabulary, and Comprehension 
Examining students based on whether they are "below-grade" OR "at- or above-grade" level yields eight possible categories.  These categories will generally aligned to specific types of reading curriculum or interventions making them ideal for small group sorting or for school-wide curriculum planning.  When this report is run in the early fall it can be used for Response-to-Intervention intervention planning.  These diagnostic groups can be used to place students into the appropriate Tier 2 or Tier 3 intervention.
 
A text description of each A to H profile is available via this reference document.  View Now
 

Profile

Decoding

Vocabulary

Comprehension

A

Low

Low

Low

B

Low

Med-High

Low

C

Med-High

Med-High

Low

D

Med-High

Low

Low

E

Low

Low

Med-High

F

Low

Med-High

Med-High

G

Med-High

Low

Med-High

H

Med-High

Med-High

Med-High

 

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