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Explore high-quality assessments designed for a variety of needs. All of our solutions, which were formerly under the Riverside® brand, are carefully designed to support lifelong learning.

NYSTL Approved Assessments


Our solutions address every need with a portfolio of tools that help you observe, measure, and understand where your students are and how to get them where they need to be. They offer the ease of use and flexibility needed to evaluate learning challenges and improve instructional outcomes.

Amira —K-3


Experience Amira Assessment, a state-of-the-art online assessment that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to administer an oral reading fluency assessment and screen students who may be at risk for dyslexia. Proven effective with all students, including English learners, Amira saves teachers time and automates scoring, running records, and reporting. Based on 20+ years of research from leading universities—with a focus on speech recognition, reading science, artificial intelligence, and psychometrics—Amira effectively assesses, reports, and monitors progress.

HMH Math Inventory® —Grades K–12

Grades K–12

HMH Math Inventory is an adaptive, research-based assessment that reliably measures math ability and progress from Kindergarten to Algebra II in significantly less time than traditional assessments. Smart praise, based on mindset research, reinforces student knowledge and keeps confidence high throughout the assessment. Once complete, teachers are provided with data that have been transformed into actionable teaching strategies for each student.

HMH Reading Inventory® —Grades K–12

Grades K–12

Reading Inventory helps teachers strike this balance by providing a low-stress, adaptive assessment tool that provides student, school, and district-wide data. Reading Inventory provides teachers with the data they need to create, implement, and adjust personalized instruction. Reading Inventory’s adaptive software gives teachers a research-based growth assessment for K–12 and places instructional planning and personalization recommendations at their fingertips.

HMH Phonics Inventory® —Grades 3–12

Grades 3–12

The Phonics Inventory empowers educators to quickly identify which students are in need of intensive foundational skills intervention and which would be better served with resources focused on comprehension and fluency. Fast, accurate, and scalable—Phonics Inventory takes the guesswork out of accurately placing students into appropriate reading intervention programs.

Who Is a Candidate? 

Which of your students are best served by Phonics Inventory?

  • Students in Grades 3-12
  • Students at or below an established percentile on state or national assessments
  • Students at or below an established Lexile® measure on the Reading Inventory®
  • Students who tend to use visual memory and sight word recall for reading and/or cannot work with new words independently

iRead® —Grades K–2

Grades K–2

iRead® harnesses the power of an “I can” attitude to create proficient, excited readers by Grade 3. Leveraging the motivating power of success, iRead’s adaptive technology adjusts instruction to meet children where they are and provides explicit instruction and guided practice to build mastery. Whether traveling through the program’s virtual Beastie Hall classrooms with their personalized avatar or engaging in learning center activities with peers, children experience, share, and demonstrate success and develop the confidence needed for continued academic achievement.

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