Spalding Education - Home of Scientifically-based Language Arts Instruction

Welcome! Spalding Education International (SEI) is dedicated to teaching all students to spell, write and read. SEI is the home of The Writing Road to Reading, a comprehensive K-6 total language arts program.

In The Writing Road to Reading, all elements of the language are integrated in spelling, writing, and reading lessons.

    • Phonemic awareness
    • Systematic phonics
    • High-frequency vocabulary
    • Word meanings and usages
    • Word parts
    • Grammar
    • Composition
    • Literary appreciation
    • Text structure
    • Fluency
    • Listening
    • Reading comprehension

Read more: About Spalding

Reading and Language Test Scores

Reading and Language Test Scores


Schools in which The Spalding Method is properly implemented clearly exceed national, state, and district scores.

These reports compare specific Spalding schools with national, state, and district reading and language percentile rank scores on norm-referenced standardized tests administered each year. Each school listed has formally adopted Spalding as the basic language arts program and has provided Spalding training and follow-up for its entire faculty.


2004 Special Report in PDF format.*
2003 Special Report in PDF format.
2002 Special Report in PDF format.
2001 Special Report in PDF format.



Arizona Achievement Testing

The following charts compare Spalding Schools national percentile rank scores with state and national percentile rank scores for reading and language in grades two through eight on the Arizona Stanford Achievement Test, Ninth Edition.
*Arizona no longer adminsters the Stanford Achievement test.

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2000 Arizona Test Scores
1999 Arizona Test Scores
1998 Arizona Test Scores
1997 Arizona Test Scores