Free Text Resources
More than 100 million articles, books and websites have Lexile measures to help educators easily find reading materials to match student reading abilities. Many of these resources — both fiction and informational text — are available for free to educators through state library databases as well as through some of the best education products available today.
Please feel free to explore and discover all of the products that offer Lexile text measures.
Public & School Library Resources
Nearly every state across the country offers free access to periodical database services for educators, parents, students and others. These periodical database services provide Lexile measures for millions of newspaper and magazine articles, as well as encyclopedia and reference content. Database providers include EBSCO, Gale, Grolier, ProQuest and others.
For a complete list of database providers that offer Lexile measures, see our list of content aggregators and periodical database providers. For a list of available databases containing Lexile text measures by state, you can download the PDF Guide to Online Periodical Databases Offering Lexile Measures.
Additional Helpful Resources
- MetaMetrics® Recorded Webinar: Hidden Resources at your Fingertips
- White Paper: Quick and Easy Access to Measures of Text Complexity Using the Lexile Framework for Reading