The ACT Assessment® is designed by ACT, Inc. (http://www.act.org) to assess high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. Participation is voluntary. The test is generally administered six times a year. Students can choose to take the test multiple times. The examination covers four academic skill areas:
- Science Reasoning
The scores for each section range from 1 to 36.
Participation in and performance on the ACT are indicators in the Texas public school Academic Excellence Indicator System.
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