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Accelerated Reader is returning to Gilbert Elementary!


What is Accelerated Reader? 

AR is a program designed to motivate students to read books while assessing basic comprehension skills. Students read a book then take a short quiz on the book. They earn points based on how well they perform on the quiz. The goal being to maintain an average of 85% or higher.  The window to take tests will be 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. each day. Home testing will not be allowed. 



At the end of each month, the top readers for each grade level will be determined and will have their pictures displayed outside the library. Students will be recognized on the morning announcements as they reach point clubs for 10, 25, 50, 75, 100, 150, 200, and so on. They will also receive a pin/badge for each point club achieved. At the end of the year, there will be a first place trophy awarded for the top reader at each grade level. The school’s top boy and girl readers will receive a special prize. 

We can’t wait to begin our AR adventure!