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See Every Student

Our interconnected solutions help you to clearly see every learner’s strengths and needs—so you can provide the right instruction at the right time for success

A mission to accelerate learning

Maximise student potential

Renaissance was born in 1986 when educator Judi Paul turned to computer software as a tool for motivating her students to read. Since then, Renaissance has grown to serve more than 17 million students in 100+ countries across 6 continents.

With offices in the UK, China, Australia, and the United States, our workforce of educators and professionals remains passionate about the Renaissance mission: To accelerate learning for all children and adults, worldwide.

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The Renaissance approach

Open and connected

Learning and teaching are easier when everyone works together. That’s why Renaissance products operate collectively to provide the assessment and instruction that students need to reach their full potential.

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Data driven

Maximising student potential requires accurate and meaningful insights. Our interconnected platform gives teachers and administrators the detailed information they need to serve each student with the highest level of guidance and instruction.

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A focus on the student

Our products are designed with the student at their core and provide the motivation to take learning and growth into their own hands. They also empower teachers to focus on what they do best: teaching.

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Constantly innovating

As technology and education continue to change, Renaissance is constantly innovating with bold products, thoughtful enhancements, and new ideas that offer comprehensive solutions that future-proof your educational ecosystem.

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The Renaissance instructional platform

Accurately assess and support your students with personalised practice and instruction, identify and address gaps and inequalities, and celebrate as you accelerate learning for every student.

Student Assessment

Quickly and easily assess individual and groups of students with computer-adaptive assessments, identify and close attainment gaps, and monitor progress over time.

Practice & instruction

Support individualised student practice and instruction with personalised practice solutions designed to meet them at their level and encourage growth.

Insights & data

Gain detailed insights on student learning, progress and achievement with dashboards and reports available at the touch of a button.

Our products

Educators trust Renaissance to spark and sustain tremendous maths and literacy growth

Star Reading

Our K–12 comprehensive assessment provides all the insights needed to guide literacy growth for emergent readers, struggling readers, and high achievers, whether you are testing in-person, remotely, or a combination of both.

Star Maths

Increase maths mastery with actionable insight into each student’s math skills and subskills—whether you’re teaching in-person, remotely, or a blend of both. For universal screening, progress monitoring, goal setting, and more.

Star Early Literacy

Quickly measure K–3 students’ early literacy and early numeracy skills with a computer-adaptive assessment designed just for young learners. For universal screening, progress monitoring, goal setting, and more. Administer in-person or remotely.

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Accelerated Reader

Motivate, monitor, and manage students’ independent reading practice with Accelerated Reader and watch as students develop a true love for reading. Perfect for in-person, remote, and hybrid instruction.

Lalilo Early Literacy

Lalilo is an online tool for K, 1st and 2nd grade teachers and students. The Lalilo website is accessible on tablets, iPads and computers. Lalilo works in school environments or in a distance learning setting.

myON Reading Practice

Ensure all students can engage in frequent, high-quality reading practice with unlimited, 24/7 access to thousands of enhanced digital books and age-appropriate news articles. Perfect for in-person, remote, or blended learning environments.

Freckle Practice Tool

Reach every student at their own level with skills-based practice in math and ELA—both inside and outside the classroom.

Growth Alliance

For US curriculum only

Your favorite edtech partners are working together to improve the way your technology works—so you can accelerate growth for all students.

Growth Platform

For US curriculum only

The Renaissance Growth Platform seamlessly connects our and our partners’ products, providing the data and insights you need to drive student growth.

Schoolzilla Data Dashboards

Giving school leaders the relevant data they need to quickly answer questions around how their schools and students are performing whether learning occurs in-person, remotely, or in a hybrid model.

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Complete Literacy Solution

The Complete Literacy Solution from Renaissance helps create a culture of reading by encouraging students of all ages and abilities to read more.

Trusted by educators and researchers worldwide

Decades of research prove the reliability and validity of Renaissance software



Star Assessments

Billions of real-world student data points guide the development of Star tests


Accelerated Reader

Research studies prove program efficacy, including 30+ peer-reviewed studies




Engaged readers spend 500% more time reading than disengaged readers.1


Math SGP


Students who practiced with Freckle for recommended minutes per day had math SGP values.2

  1. Guthrie, John T. (2004). Teaching for literacy engagement. Journal of Literacy Research, 36(1), 1–30.

  2. Renaissance Learning. (2020). Trends in Student Outcome Measures. Wisconsin Rapids, WI: Author.

Resources from Renaissance

Recorded Webinar

School Spotlight: GEMS Wellington Academy, UAE

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Emma Monteith, Head of English at GEMS First Point School, Dubai discusses how Renaissance solutions have supported the school over the last few years.

Success story

The English College in Prague

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The English College in Prague was established, and continues to exist, to provide an English-medium education for young people in Prague, primarily of Czech origin, which is second to none academically but also develops every individual’s potential to the full and prepares them for the practical, social, intellectual and moral challenges that they will face in today’s globalised society.

Customer spotlight

The Complete Literacy Solution at Harrow Bangkok

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Following a discovery of outstanding Renaissance Learning solution usage statistics, we got in touch with Tyla Arabas, Head of English Faculty, to find out what staff and students are doing that makes Harrow Bangkok such a successful reading school.

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Awards & accolades

Bett awards 2022

Bett awards 2022

Company of the year

Education Resources Awards 2022

Education Resources Awards 2022

Supplier of the year

EdTech Impact 2022

EdTech Impact 2022

EdTech impact recommend–myON

Teach Company Awards 2021

Teach Company Awards 2021

Primary: Remote learning–myON

Teach Company Awards 2020

Teach Company Awards 2020

Secondary: Curriculum impact–Accelerated Reader

Tencent Education in Beijing 2021

Tencent Education in Beijing 2021

Technology innovation education brand award

Renaissance near you

We’re proud to support educators and students both in the US and around the world. We opened our first international office in 1999, in the United Kingdom. Today, our products are used to accelerate learning in more than 100 countries across six continents.


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