A Decade of ACT® Data by Race/Ethnicity

Michael Laird & Craig Gehring This report is an analysis of 10 years of data originally collected by ACT®, Inc. and presented in annual National Profile Reports from 2007 to 2016. It covers three primary areas examined by race/ethnicity: 1) cohort size, 2) percent of students meeting college readiness benchmarks, and 3) average ACT score. […]


Featured Educator: Tammy Cole DeSoto Parish, LA School District

It wasn’t that long ago students were pretty much on their own if they wanted to prepare for the ACT in DeSoto Parish. Teachers in the district had some basic ACT training materials, a few practice tests to use, but overall most deficiencies were addressed in the classroom during normal class time. It was a […]


ACT Practice Tests and Data Analysis

ACT® Mastery offers practice ACT tests to your school to help you diagnose exactly what skills your students are deficient in and what most needs to be worked on. These proprietary practice tests provide in-depth, extremely granular information on skill deficiencies at the student, class, school, and district level. Use this information to guide lesson […]


ACT Math Practice Question: Algebra & Inequalities

Eloise is a car salesperson who makes a minimum base pay of $2,500 per month or 8% commission on her monthly sales, whichever is more. If x = Eloise’s monthly sales, which expression most accurately describes x when she makes more than her minimum base pay in a month? A. x > 31250 B. x […]