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SuccessMaker®
Adolescent Literacy

SuccessMaker® was found to have no discernible effects on comprehension and reading fluency for adolescent readers.

The SuccessMaker program is a set of computer-based courses used to supplement regular classroom reading instruction in grades K–8. Using adaptive lessons tailored to a student’s reading level, SuccessMaker aims to improve understanding in areas such as phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and concepts of print.

Findings

1
studies that met standards out of
9
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Comprehension No discernible effects 5-7 --
Reading fluency No discernible effects 5-7 --

Last Updated: November 2015

Race

Black
15%
White
50%
Not specified
10%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
24%
Not Hispanic
76%

Gender

Male: 48%
Female: 52%

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch

48%

Delivery Method

whole class icon
Individual

Urbanicity

Suburban
Urban

Locations

IN, KS, MI, MO, TX, AZ, CA
Midwest, South, West


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