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Renaissance Accelerated Reader™️

Renaissance Accelerated Reader™️


Renaissance Accelerated Reader™️


What is Renaissance Accelerated Reader™️?

A student reads a book, takes an online quiz, and gets immediate feedback.

Students respond to regular feedback and are motivated to make progress with their reading skills. Accelerated Reader gives teachers the information needed to monitor students’ reading practice and make informed decisions to guide their future learning.

A comprehensive set of reports reveals how much a student has been reading, at what level of complexity, and how well they have understood what they have read. Vocabulary growth and literacy skills are also measured, giving teachers insight into how well students have responded to reading schemes and class instruction.

Recommended Usage

Pupils should set aside 30-minutes a day for reading and teachers, 30-minutes a week for data analysis


Educational Impact

build student knowledge
improve teaching efficiency
reduce teacher workload

Age Range
0-4, 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16, 17-18

Goal settingLesson Plans200,000 booksQuizzesFeedbackProgress Tracking

Privacy Policy

Internet - Low Bandwidth
Internet - High Bandwidth
Desktop - Mac
Desktop - Windows
Desktop - Chromebook
Mobile - iPad

Accelerated Reader works on tablets 7” and larger, and on Chromebooks. No app downloads needed; just an internet browser.

If using a firewall, proxy, and/or content filter, some changes may need to be made for Renaissance Accelerated Reader to function properly.

Browser cookies must be enabled in order to log in to Renaissance as a student or personnel user.

Microsoft Word 2007 or above is required to author content, including Accelerated Reader quizzes and articles and Star Custom assessment items. Note Microsoft Word Online is not compatible.

Set Up

No installation - the school is provided with their own hosted website and subsequent login details for all applicable staff/pupils.

In Person

All new schools are required to book in training with a product expert, this allows for a smooth implementation and for teachers/educators to get the most out of their Renaissance products. New customer training comes with an onsite visit from one of our specialists which schools find engaging and motivational and allows teachers to see how their own pupils are performing and progressing. Taking this training allows teachers to get to know our programs but also start imbedding them within the school and follow our proven best practice routines.

After every training session we always send resources to the school which allows them to do in house training for twilight or INSET days.

Schools also have the option of taking top up training every year, this is especially useful to see how their first year as gone, look at annual reports or any changes, updates to Renaissance Place and to continue imbedding our best practice. We can even work with new starters and do a complete overview of our programmes.

Knowledge Base
Phone Support

Live chat available 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time Monday through Friday.

Home Learning
Parent Access

Families can access real-time information on their child’s independent reading practice goals and metrics, sign up to receive emails about quizzes and a summary of their child's activities for both book and nonfiction articles, and use Renaissance Home Connect.

Renaissance Accelerated Reader™️ Pricing

Pricing Plans

Paid Subscription

Renaissance Accelerated Reader™️ pricing starts from £996 / year

Implementation fee, including professional setup training: £1,361.66. Initial 40 licences: £996.00. Individual add-on licences: £6.00

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