Accelerated Reader Program

Accelerated Reader Program

The Accelerated Reader Program is a computerized reading program that measures reading practice and progress. In grades 2nd through 5th, students reading levels are measured using STAR reading assessments. In 1st Grade, students are initially assessed through STAR Early Literary and assigned grade level goals. Students may self-select any books in their Lexile or AR reading range and test to earn points toward their individual goals. 

Check Your Child's Progress
Parents and students can see their progress from home by clicking on the RENAISSANCE HOME CONNECT WEBSITE HERE and entering the same username and password that they use at school to take tests.

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Learn More About Lexile Levels and finding Lexile-leveled books here.


AR Book Find Icon and LinkFind Accelerated Reader books, their AR level and quiz number here.

Accelerated Reader Incentives and Celebrations

  • ‚ÄčStudents must have at least an 85% average each 9 weeks to attend AR Celebrations.
  • Students in Grades 2nd - 5th grades must meet their individualized goals by reading books within their Lexile or AR reading range. They will have four celebrations, one at the end of each 9 weeks.
  • Students in Grades 2nd - 5th must have reached their AR goals with an 85% average at least three out of the four 9 week's grading periods in order to attend the end-of-the-year celebration/mystery trip
  • Students in 1st grade who have earned 15 points for each semester with an 85% average will be invited to a semester celebration. Students in 1st grade must earn 30 points with an 85% for the year in order to attend the end-of-the-year celebration.
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