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Parent Overview

College-Career-Readiness_Act-Aspire_Assessment5Whether assessment is organized and implemented by states, districts or school, ACT Aspire provides the following features and functions in support of Parental and Learner review:

  • a standards-based system of assessments to monitor progress toward college and career readiness from grade 3 through early high school, connecting each grade level to the next
  • assessment, data management and reporting functions for all students, aggregated and disaggregated groups of learners, and the individual learner
  • alignment with the ACT College Readiness Benchmarks
  • student outcomes aligned to the Domain and Cluster reporting categories of the Common Core State Standards
  • capability for predicting outcomes on the ACT

ANSWERS TO PARENTS’ QUESTIONS ABOUT STUDENT GROWTH (PDF)

ASSESSMENTS

  • assessments in summative, interim and classroom formats
  • summative content areas of English, math, reading, science and writing
  • multiple question types including multiple choice, constructed response and technology-enhanced items
  • online delivery of assessments using state-of-the-art technology while also offering paper-and-pencil testing options
  • capability to create a personal needs profile for students on an individual education plan (IEP)

DATA REPORTING

  • capability for school downloads of data to secure school sites for parental review
  • capability of paper reporting for parental review

SUSTAINABILITY

  • ongoing research, support, and validation of the system to reflect changes in college and career readiness standards