ERIC Number: ED378204
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
The ACT Assessment 1994: An Overview.
American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Each year 1.5 million students take the ACT Assessment to help themselves identify and develop realistic plans for their postsecondary education and career goals. The ACT Assessment includes the following tests: (1) English; (2) Mathematics; (3) Reading; and (4) Science Reasoning. Students receive four test scores, seven subscores, and a composite score. A student profile and an interest inventory provide student characteristics. Results are reported to the student, the high school, and colleges requested by the student. Tests, development of which is detailed, are based on the major areas of instruction in American high schools and colleges, so that a student's performance has a direct and obvious relationship to academic development. A description and sample questions are provided from each test. The 1994-95 and 1995-96 testing schedule is presented. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Admission (School), College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, College Preparation, Core Curriculum, Course Selection (Students), Educational Assessment, English, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Mathematics, Test Construction
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: ACT Assessment