ACT Aspire®—Measuring growth for student success

Research shows that today and in the future, good jobs will require a greater level of knowledge and skills after high school. ACT Aspire can help all your learners measure their progress toward the readiness they will need for future success, whether they transition to university or career.

ACT Aspire—from the creators of the ACT® university admissions exam—is the first digital, longitudinal assessment system to fully connect student performance with readiness benchmarks from grades 3 through 10.

ACT Aspire is a vertically scaled, standards-based system of assessments that monitors student growth and progress toward university and career readiness.

  • Summative Assessments—A system of annual vertically articulated, standards-based assessments linked to ACT College Readiness Benchmarks.
  • Interim Assessments—Provide fast, convenient, and accurate measurement. They can be implemented at intervals leading up to the ACT Aspire Summative Assessments.
  • Classroom Assessments—Designed for flexible implementation between their Interim counterparts. Each assessment provides guiding insights to student progress.


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