Accelerated Reader Information Accelerated Reader is a computer-based program designed to increase reading comprehension through daily monitoring using trade books. Student selects and reads books on his/her level, at home or at school. Student takes tests at school on the books selected whenever ready. Students can take tests in the classroom, library, mobile lab, computer lab and iPads. Tests may not be taken at home . AR Nights at school, after school tutoring. All students have a grade level goal. Rewards are given for meeting 5, 25, 50, 75 and 100 points. Students who meet their end of the year goal will receive a special reward.