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The ACT Test for K-12 Educators and Administrators

The ACT test provides you with the data necessary to position students for success after high school.

Bringing the ACT to Students

Across the nation, states and districts are using the ACT and instructional improvement programs to enhance students' college and career readiness.

State and District Testing

Provide students the opportunity to earn college-reportable ACT scores by taking the test in their own classrooms.

Stay current! Get the latest news and information about improvements to the ACT.

The Importance of Aligning Your Curriculum

“Before the ACT, different methods to foster student growth and readiness for college were just shots in the dark.”

Learn how an Assistant Superintendent used the ACT® test to develop a robust curriculum that led to increased district and student success. 

About the ACT Test

The gold standard in standardized assessments

The ACT® test motivates students to perform to their best ability. Test scores reflect what students have learned throughout high school and provide colleges and universities with excellent information for recruiting, advising, placement, and retention.

Accommodations and English Learner Supports

ACT is committed to serving examinees with documented disabilities by providing reasonable accommodations appropriate to the examinee's diagnosis and needs. ACT has established policies regarding documentation of an examinee’s disability.

Training for K-12 Professionals

ACT® product training events help you improve curriculum and interventions to ensure student success. We offer webinars, self-paced tutorials, and workshops designed for K-12 administrators and school systems looking to make a smart investment in the professional learning of their staff.

Popular Resources

Strengthen your knowledge of the ACT test and help your students prepare for the ACT test.

What's Next for the ACT Test

Learn more about how the ACT test continues to improve, innovate, and lead the way toward college and career success.

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