ACT offers a number of tests geared toward students of different ages and academic levels.
EXPLORE prepares help eighth- and ninth-graders for their high school coursework and their posthigh school choices. EXPLORE includes four multiple-choice tests covering English, mathematics, reading, and science. EXPLORE tests have content similar to the PLAN and the ACT
PLAN serves as the midpoint check of academic progress in high school. It is designed to improve students' preparation for education, training, and work after high school while they still have time to adjust their high school courses. PLAN has content similar to the ACT.
The ACT is America's most widely accepted college entrance exam. It assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work.
WorkKeys measures skills such as reading, math, listening, locating information, and teamwork to help students understand how they can improve their skills for better-paying jobs. Students who take the WorkKeys tests have a clear way to demonstrate their abilities to future employers.