Learn how to find out what tests your children are taking and their score
Renaissance Home Connect
Dear Parent or Guardian,
We are pleased that you have the ability to use Renaissance Home Connect as a way of monitoring and encouraging
your child's reading practice. We are confident that you'll find it to be a valuable tool for monitoring your child's
progress. Research confirms that parental involvement in a child's education is a strong predictor of student
achievement. Thank you for your involvement in your child's education.
Madison City Schools
Please Note: Your student's teacher can provide you with your child's user name and password if your child cannot remember their log in information.
Renaissance Home Connect
Renaissance Home Connect is the quickest way to check your child's Accelerated Reader progress and get up-todate
information. Follow the link on your school's home page under the Media Center for Renaissance Home
Connect or set the following link up as a favorite on your computer:
Enter your student's
username and password.
This is the one they use at
school to take an AR test.
This page will let you see progress on goals, the
last quiz your student took, and find AR books.
Quickly see how your student is doing on
accuracy, how many points they need to make
their goal, and the average book level in which
they have been testing.
Setting up E-mail Notices
This feature will send you an e-mail every time your student takes a test.
What Books Has My Student Read?
At the top of the page, click on
click "Add." This will
send you an e-mail
to confirm. If you
need to remove an
click "Remove" next
to the person in the
list. When you are
finished adding emails,
to take you back to
the home screen.
Click on "View My Bookshelf" under the "My Last Quiz" information to see
the books your student has read. You can sort by "Date Taken" or "Title"
and view all the books your student has read in their AR career.
How to Find AR Books and Quizzes
On the bottom right hand corner of the home page, you will find the link to
AR BookFinder. It will open in a new tab or window. There are 3 tabs:
Quick Search (when you know what book you're looking for), Advanced
Search (for creating lists by AR level or interest), and Collections (awards
lists, etc.) The middle of the page has a link to "A Parent's Guide to AR
BookFinder" for more information.
As you view your search results, click on "Add to
AR BookBag" to create a list of books you are
interested in. This will let you print a list you can
take with you to the bookstore, public library, or
your student's school library to help guide your