Understanding BR Lexile® Levels

Beginning Reader (BR) Lexile® measures are like negative numbers, so a score of BR 40L would be like saying -40L.  If you are trying to find the average Lexile®, and BR values are included, replace the BR with a – sign.

BR scores should not be perceived as an inability to read. Instead, it is a scale that progresses, showing growth.

For more information, see BR Lexile® Values.