It’s a new day for
Accelerated Reader.

Teachers know what works for students. That’s why Accelerated Reader is the most widely used reading program in K12 schools—and has been for years.

Creating a culture of reading.

Creating a culture of reading.

Trusted by teachers. Loved by kids.


At its heart, AR is simple. Students read a book, take an AR Quiz, and get immediate feedback. Kids get excited and motivated when they see their progress. And teachers can easily monitor and manage students' independent reading practice.

Make finding the next book a snap.

Now, students won't wander the library aimlessly looking for their next book. The new AR book discovery experience suggests books based on reading level, history, and popularity.

Based on research.
Built for results.

Teachers can set personalized goals for each student and easily monitor progress towards goals. Teachers get reliable reports on reading comprehension, vocabulary, literacy skills, and more. Now it’s even easier to access dynamic, actionable insight into reading practice, instruction, and assessment data with the new Reading Dashboard.

LexileThis fall, teachers will have the option to use ATOS or Lexile® measures in AR and STAR.

More quizzes. More reading choices.


With more than 160,000 AR Quizzes—nearly half of which are non-fiction—students never run out of books to explore. Quizzes can be taken on computers, laptops, and tablets 7 inches or larger. There are five types of quizzes. Go ahead: take a sample Quiz.

Print or digital.
The future is here.

Students have many options for reading books and taking AR Quizzes. AR ebook partners include Brain Hive, Capstone Interactive, MackinVIA, and myON.  

Involve parents and the community.

  Through Renaissance Home Connect, parents can access real-time information and support their child's reading goals and progress. And schools can showcase their students' reading achievements with real-time progress through the AR Widget.

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