Social Emotional Learning Assessment

Mosaic Readiness Index

Holistic social and emotional learning data with a predictive readiness index. See progress, address gaps, and serve immediate needs at student, class, school, district, and regional levels on the dashboard. Then use the readiness index to see how your student's scores align to college readiness and success. 

Demonstrate Growth with SEL Assessment

As with academic learning, evaluating student progress in building SEL skills matters. Measure CASEL-aligned SEL skills, plus school climate, and provide clear feedback to students, educators, and parents with this proven assessment.

Measure SEL Skill Improvement






Mosaic by ACT SEL Screener

GRADE: 3-12      LENGTH: Avg. 5-7 minutes


Based on the growing need for quick and frequent pulse checks on social and emotional skills for ALL grade levels of students, we offer Mosaic by ACT SEL Screener for grades 3-12. Using items and activities that are age appropriate, this shorter assessment can be completed in 5 to 7 minutes or less. Administer it up to four times over the course of a year to quickly pinpoint areas of strength, improvement, and perception of school climate.


Mosaic by ACT SEL Assessment – Elementary, Middle School, and High School

GRADE: 3-12      LENGTH: 10-15 minutes (grades3-5)  15-20 minutes (grades 6-12)


The development of student social and emotional skills is critically important to life-long success. To move forward, educators need to know where students are now, provide actionable feedback, and monitor progress throughout. Measure student social and emotional development and growth with this formative assessment. Mosaic by ACT SEL Assessment is easy-to-administer, fully online, and requires no special and time-consuming preparation.

How Does Mosaic by ACT SEL Assessment Measure Social Emotional Learning Skills?

Advanced assessment methodology goes beyond traditional self-reporting to yield more reliable, valid results. Our online assessment tool integrates three different methodologies:

Self-Report Rating

Students rate the extent to which they agree with several statements.

Situational Judgment

Students are presented with scenarios and five possible responses to each. 

Forced-Choice Items

Students select statements that are “most like them” and “least like them.”

Accurate and Valid Reporting Dashboard

View summary level and detail reports via the interactive dashboard with information about students’ social and emotional skills. Use to
facilitate conversations with a students, families, or educators about the skills. Download reports for your convenience.

Personalized feedback reports. In addition to administrator and educator reports, each student receives a personal report,
empowering goal setting, setting strategies for improvement, and monitoring progress. These can also be viewed by teachers and families.

Actionable insights. Reports include recommended resources and strategies to address areas identified as requiring increased

Implementation guidance. A user’s guide with implementation strategies, recorded webinars and data translation best practices available for school leaders and teachers.

Readiness Index. On the high school assessment, use the Mosaic Readiness Index to see how student’s scores align to college readiness and success.

SEL Success Story

Assessing and Promoting Student SEL During a Time of Incredible Change

How Region One Education Service Center in south Texas helped students continue SEL assessment and growth during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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