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Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader is an easy-to-use, individualized computer based program that inspires kids to read more. It also encourages them to choose better reading material. The Accelerated reader combines the best in children's literature with software that tests comprehension. It manages all student records and tracks reading performance.

The Accelerated Reader Program is easy to use.
  • Each student selects his or her own reading material based on a reading level determined by the teacher
  • The teacher determines a personal, quarterly goal in the form of reading points
  • The student reads their book at a comfortable pace and then takes a computerized multiple-choice test consisting of 5, 10 or 20 objective questions
  • The program provides an instant score and keeps track of all points for the student
The Accelerated Reader Program has been proven to:
  • Motivate students to read more books
  • Improve reading scores
  • Provide real assessment
  • Build higher-order thinking skills
  • Foster a lifelong love of reading
Students who reach their goal at the end of quarter are awarded prizes and have a certificate hung on the

Reading Wall of Fame. Quarterly reports on your child's reading progress will be sent home with their report cards.