Quick guide to Readability

The Flesch-Kincaid readability score typically ranges from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating easier readability. Here’s a general guideline for interpreting Flesch-Kincaid scores:

  • 90-100: Very easy to read. Fourth-grade level or below.
  • 80-89: Easy to read. Fifth and sixth-grade level.
  • 70-79: Fairly easy to read. Seventh and eighth-grade level.
  • 60-69: Plain English. Ninth and tenth-grade level.
  • 50-59: Fairly difficult to read. Eleventh and twelfth-grade level.
  • 30-49: Difficult to read. College level.
  • 0-29: Very difficult to read. Post-graduate level.

Note that these ranges are approximate and can vary depending on the context and intended audience. It’s important to consider the target readers and their reading abilities when interpreting readability scores.