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THE ACT® AND ACT WORKKEYS® RESULTS

The ACT College Admissions Assessment is given to all students in the 11th grade and the ACT WorkKeys assessment is administered to seniors who are Career and Technical Education (CTE) concentrators.  Beginning in 2012-13, The ACT and the ACT WorkKeys became part of North Carolina’s school accountability program.


In order to support student success on The ACT, North Carolina administers the ACT Explore assessment at 8th grade and the ACT Plan assessment at 10th grade. ACT Explore and ACT Plan are diagnostic assessments that are predictors to future performance on The ACT. They also provide information to help parents, teachers, and students determine future goals.

 

The ACT Results


Results of Grade 11 Statewide Administration of The ACT

North Carolina administers The ACT to all 11th graders during the March statewide administration. The data in this report is based on that statewide administration. This report includes benchmark results for the State, the 115 Public School Systems, and Charter Schools. It contains results on the
4 subtests that make up the Composite Score (English, Math, Reading, and Science) and the Writing subtest.

 

2012-13 (pdf, 189kb)
(xls, 203kb)
2011-12 (pdf, 549kb)

 

 

Results of Graduates on The ACT

ACT provides results from The ACT administrations for graduates each year. This data includes results of students who indicated they would graduate in the reporting year on their The ACT answer sheets. This report includes benchmark results for the State, the 115 Public School Systems, and Charter Schools. It contains results on the 4 subtests that comprise the Composite Score (English, Math, Reading, and Science). It does not contain the Writing subtest because it is not a required component for administrations outside of the North Carolina statewide administration.

 

2012-13 (pdf, 145kb)

 

 

ACT WorkKeys Results

 

Results of the ACT WorkKeys Statewide Administration

North Carolina administers the ACT WorkKeys assessment to all CTE concentrators who complete a four-course CTE sequence prior to graduation. The ACT WorkKeys assessment provides a gauge of career readiness and is widely recognized as an industry credential. The data reported indicates the numbers of students meeting the standard of a Silver or higher (Gold or Platinum) certificate.

Beginning with 2012-13, ACT WorkKeys results are available through the READY Accountability Model Results and the public data set. Previous year data is available below.

 

2011-12 (xls, 116kb)