This guided reading level conversion chart is a handy reference guide to compare levels across the major reading systems: Guided Reading, Fountas and Pinnell, AR Level, DRA Level and Lexile Rating.

Guided ReadingFountas PinnellAR LevelDRA LevelLexile Rating
Kindergarten
A - CA - B0 - .9A - 225
First Grade
DC1.1250
DC1.2475
DD1.24100
EE1.36125
EE1.38150
FF1.48175
FF1.510200
GF1.612225
HG1.614250
IG1.714275
JH1.814300
JI1.916325
Second Grade
KI216350
KI2.116375
KJ2.218400
KJ2.320425
MK2.520450
MK2.620475
NL2.724500
NL2.928525
Third Grade
NM328550
NM3.228575
ON3.330600
OO3.534625
PO3.736650
PP3.938675
Fourth Grade
QQ4.138700
QQ4.338725
RR4.540750
SS4.742775
Fifth Grade
ST544800
SU5.244825
TU5.544850
UV5.844875
Sixth Grade
VW644900
VX6.444925
WY6.7950
Seventh Grade
WY7975
XZ7.41000
Y7.81025
Eighth Grade
Z8.21050
8.61075

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