Appendices

Appendix A: Countries Participating in PIRLS 2016 and in Earlier PIRLS Assessments

  • A.1 Countries Participating in PIRLS 2016 and in Earlier PIRLS Assessments (PDF, XLS)

Appendix B: Characteristics of the Items in the PIRLS 2016 Reading Assessment

  • B.1 Distribution of Assessment Items by Reading Purposes, Comprehension Processes, and Item Format (PDF, XLS)

Appendix C: Population Coverage and Sample Participation Rates

  • C.1 Coverage of PIRLS 2016 Target Population (PDF, XLS)
  • C.2 School Sample Sizes (PDF, XLS)
  • C.3 Student Sample Sizes (PDF, XLS)
  • C.4 Participation Rates (Weighted) (PDF, XLS)
  • C.5 Trends in Student Populations (PDF, XLS)

Appendix D: Percentage of Students with Achievement Too Low for Estimation

  • D.1 Percentage of Students with Achievement Too Low for Estimation* (PDF, XLS)

Appendix E: Average Percent Correct in the Reading Purposes and Comprehension Processes

  • E.1 Average Percent Correct in the Reading Purposes and Comprehension Processes (PDF, XLS)
  • E.2 Average Percent Correct in the Reading Purposes and Comprehension Processes – PIRLS Literacy (PDF, XLS)

Appendix F: Percentiles and Standard Deviations of Reading Achievement

  • F.1 Percentiles of Reading Achievement (PDF, XLS)
  • F.2 Standard Deviations of Reading Achievement (PDF, XLS)

Appendix G: Organizations and Individuals Responsible for PIRLS 2016 (PDF)

Appendix H: Restricted Use Passages, Questions, and Scoring Guides (PDF)