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College and Career Readiness Day
Setting a Higher Standard to Increase Student Success
Affton High School in St. Louis, Missouri wanted to create a culture around college and career readiness and set a standard that all students who want a higher education have the academic skills to earn one. By dedicating a day to college and career readiness, they have had success.
Solutions for States
Why Statewide Testing?
Adopting all or some ACT assessments on a statewide basis provides significant advantages for educational and career planning, assessment, instructional support, and evaluation.
The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2018
Highlights From This Year’s Report
- More than 1.9 Million graduates took the ACT test in the -2018 national graduating class - that’s 55% of the whole senior class who chose to take the ACT test
- 31 states incorporate ACT College and Career Readiness solutions as part of their statewide assessments providing greater access to higher education and increase the likelihood of student success in postsecondary education
- 44% took the ACT multiple times - most repeat test takers increased their ACT Composite Score by 1 point (on a 36 point scale)
- 542,506 low-income students were given the opportunity to take the ACT for free with a fee waiver.
- 72% took advantage of their fee waiver in pursuit of their college goals
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