Free Reading Speed Test

Test your reading speed and comprehension

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Quickly determine your reading speed and comprehension using themed and leveled reading comprehension tests.


Your ability to reading at higher speeds with good comprehension can drastically affect your ability to succeed in school and in your career. Efficient reading leads to efficient learning. In today's information world there is no skill that is more important.


AceReader includes progress tracking and reading improvement activities to help you reach your reading goals. It also includes over 800 themed and leveled reading comprehension tests with longer stories, more questions and more choices. Learn more about AceReader at acereader.com.

Select Theme, Text Complexity Level and Story, then click on the Begin button.

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Question 1?
           
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Question 2?
           
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Question 3?
           
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Question 4?
           

Your Speed was:
Your Comprehension was:


The average adult reading speed is between 200 and 300 words per minute (same reading rate you want to achieve by the 6th grade). For success in college you should be able to read 350 to 450 words per minute if you want to have any extra time. Speeds above 575 words per minute are typical for successful high level executives and people who enjoy reading. The world champion is off the chart at an amazing speed of 4700 words per minute with 67% comprehension.

Consider AceReader to help you achieve your reading goals. With a modest 33% increase in your reading speed you would be reading at words per minute and you would save 15 minutes per hour of reading. Visit AceReader.com to learn more.


You want to consistently achieve at least 75% or better comprehension the first time you take any of the provided tests in order to determine your true reading speed. Try taking a new test.

Consider AceReader to help you improve both your reading speed and comprehension. Visit AceReader.com to learn more.


Your speed appears to be outside of a valid range. Try taking a new test.

Consider AceReader to both assess and improve your reading skills. Visit AceReader.com to learn more.


Good job! Try taking more tests to validate your speed while maintaining good comprehension.

Consider AceReader to reach the next level with your reading skills. Visit AceReader.com to learn more.

Words/MinuteWPM

% Comprehension