K-12 Professionals

Track students' progress and prepare them for success through high school and beyond.

ACT is Your Partner in Achieving Student Success

Solutions for College and Career Readiness

ACT Aspire

Computer-based assessment connecting progress from elementary through high school.

ACT Tessera

Measure, evaluate, and remediate 6-12th grade students’ social and emotional learning skills.


Provides 10th-graders practice for the ACT® test with a shortened version of the test.

ACT Academy

Provides personalized, free resources for students that are unique to their learning gaps.



Provides you with the data necessary to position students for success after high school.

ACT CollegeReady

A student success tool that identifies knowledge and skill gaps in math and English.

ACT Online Prep

Helps students prepare for the ACT test, featuring real questions from previous tests.

ACT Workkeys

Assessments, curriculum, and skill profiles that build and measure essential workplace skills.

Resources to Help You Serve Students

ACT provides a variety of options to support student learning. These tools can assist students in improving scores on the ACT
as well as addressing needs at the elementary and middle school level.

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Success Stories

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.

Professional Development

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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A Special Partnership of the ACT Center for Equity in Learning

ACT invites you to share your road to college and into a successful career. By sharing your journey, you provide encouragement and inspiration that can help pave the road for those who follow.

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