Readability Formula Score
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease 76.8
A grade level (based on the USA education system) is equivalent to the number of years of education a person has had. Scores over 22 should generally be taken to mean graduate level text.
Readability Formula Grade
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level 5.4
Gunning-Fog Score 7.9
Coleman-Liau Index 9
SMOG Index 6.1
Automated Readability Index 4.2
Average Grade Level 6.5
Character Count 1,067
Syllable Count 354
Word Count 253
Sentence Count 22
Characters per Word 4.2
Syllables per Word 1.4
Words per Sentence 11.5
Grade 6 Good
1 of 21 sentences are hard to read.
0 of 21 sentences are very hard to read.
0 adverbs. Aim for 3 or fewer.
1 words or phrases can be simpler.
1 uses of passive voice. Aim for 4 or fewer.
Score testing the original “hot mess” version of this post.
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