Using decades of empirical research, ACT provides data-driven solutions that encourage academic readiness and inspire career exploration while preparing students for college and career success.


Curriculum-based assessments, academic behavioral evaluations, and curriculum development tools.


Higher Education

Research and solutions that provide administrators with data and tools to inform institutional initiatives.

Higher Ed

The ACT Test

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Research-based Solutions and Resources

College & Career Readiness System
Developed to guide and support the efforts of schools, districts, and states to improve students’ readiness for life after high school.

ACT and the Common Core State Standards
We are pleased to be partnered with the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

ACT and Statewide Testing
Across the nation, more and more states are using ACT testing and instructional improvement programs statewide to improve the college and work readiness of their students.

Information for Education Policymakers
Policy reports covering topics of national importance.