About ACT Aspire

A Complete Solution

Assessment is not the endgame of learning. It is a toolset consisting of summative and periodic components. No single element, no matter how well-intentioned or detailed, can match a complete assessment solution.


Careful effort ensures that reports connect teaching and learning in ways that are valuable to all levels of stakeholders. To that end, ACT Aspire reporting philosophy follows guiding principles, based on User-Centered Design.

Measuring Growth

For individual student history, ACT Aspire reports longitudinal growth and student growth percentiles (SGPs). Aggregate reports for schools, districts and states provide the ability for custom user-defined groups to allow for more flexibility in reporting.

Performance Level Descriptors (PLDs)

Performance Level Descriptors outline the knowledge, skills, and practices that students performing at any given level achieve in each content area at each grade level.

Exemplar Items

Our solution incorporates multiple question types including constructed response, selected response, and technology-enhanced items to better assess student knowledge and provide more meaningful insights.

Training & Resources

ACT Aspire strives to provide a world-class training program. We acknowledge that a high-quality training program directly impacts the success of a student’s testing experience. We are dedicated to providing convenient training options that can be accesses when and where they are needed.

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