There are alternative methods to SuccessMaker for both study and teaching. STAR assessment, a software product from Renaissance Learning, is one such alternative that already enjoys success in K-12 education.
The creators of STAR software claim that is provides the most valid, reliable and actionable data available. STAR gathers and presents this data in a time-efficient manner, covering both math and reading. Further, STAR allows educators to tailor each state's unique school curriculum through two different editions, Core Progress and Core Progress for Common Core. Both STAR programs track student learning in the classroom and help educators pace their teaching speed accordingly.