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Renaissance Learning Overview

Wisconsin Rapids, WI
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
So that all students can achieve their full potentials, Renaissance® amplifies the effectiveness of classroom teachers—transforming data into smart solutions for better learning outcomes. Using 30+ years of data analysis about how students learn, Renaissance ... Read more

Mission: “To accelerate learning for all children and adults of all ability levels and ethnic and social backgrounds, worldwide.”

Company Updates


    Renaissance and AASA Partner to Support Superintendents and Raise Achievement

    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. and ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Nov. 13, 2018) - Renaissance® , a leader in pre-K-12 learning analytics, today announced its partnership with the School Superintendents Association (AASA). With the partnership, Renaissance joins a list of innovative companies helping schools across the U.S. and Canada save money, raise money, and improve student performance.

  • Indiana Approves Renaissance Star Early Literacy for Universal Dyslexia Screening

    Renaissance®, a leader in pre-K-12 learning analytics, today announced that the state of Indiana approved Renaissance Star Early Literacy® as a universal dyslexia screener in support of the state's recent passage of Senate Bill 217.

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Renaissance Learning – Why Work For Us?

Renaissance was created in the basement of Judi and Terry Paul’s central Wisconsin home in 1986. Then and now, we believe that more than anything, teachers shape student outcomes. Like teachers, we are problem solvers in the service of learning. For us, innovation is rooted in purpose: provide relevant, responsive solutions for educators and their students.

Our Mission

“Our primary purpose is to accelerate learning for all children and adults of all ability levels and ethnic and social backgrounds, worldwide.”

Our Company Culture

  • We put teachers first.
  • We turn data into insight for educators.
  • We are responsive innovators.
  • Our people are the life-blood of our company.
  • Our higher performance and higher purpose are mutually reinforcing.
  • Our remarkable performance is the result of great teamwork.

We believe everyone can be a successful learner, and it is our conviction that empowering teachers is integral to school success. We are a company founded by parents, upheld by educators, and enriched by scientists who all know that learning is a growth process: a continual journey from year to year and for a lifetime. Every student should have the chance to reach his or her full potential.

We light their path toward growth.

At Renaissance, you'll join a global leader in helping K–12 educators use technology and analytics to accelerate learning for all. Our 900+ dedicated professionals develop and support world-class products that are used in over one-third of U.S. schools and more than 60 countries worldwide. By delivering deep insight into what students know, what they like, and how they learn, our products are helping educators make an impact on the lives of millions of students.

If you're looking for an innovative company with a unique mission, a refreshing culture, and a great opportunity for career growth, you've found the right place.

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    "Making a difference one day at a time!"

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    I have been working at Renaissance Learning full-time (More than 10 years)


    Having worked for this company for +20 years, the culture has never been better! We have Career Pathways so we can attract and retain talent from hire to retire


    How do we touch more educators and students so we can continue to make a phenomenal impact on their future?

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    My experience with leadership has been one of complete respect, and quite frankly awe, for the members we have on our leadership team and the knowledge that we have as a collective team. Continue with being mission-driven-having our pulse on the customer at all time to ensure that we are meeting their needs.

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    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Renaissance Learning (Madison, WI) in January 2015.


    Very laid back. Interview with up to 4 different HR/Managers. Be prepared to do a short presentation and do your homework about the company before. Friendly faces all around made it easy to talk and ask questions.

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Renaissance Learning Awards & Accolades

  • Tech & Learning Best of Show, Tech & Learning Magazine, 2018
  • REVERE Classroom Finalist, REVERE Awards | Association of American Publishers (AAP), 2017
  • EdTech Digest Cool Tool Award, EdTech Digest, 2017
  • SIIA CODiE Award Finalist, SIIA - Codie Awards, 2017
  • Best of Show, Tech & Learning Magazine, 2017
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