Oak Mountain Middle School Eight Grade. Explore. What is the EXPLORE test?. Published by ACT A component of the ACT College and Career Readiness System
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A component of the ACT College and Career Readiness System
Designed to help eighth and ninth graders explore a broad range of options for their future. It prepares students not only for their high school coursework but for their post–high school choices as well.
EXPLORE Part I
EXPLORE® contains four curriculum-based assessments:
The assessment is based on the major areas of high school and postsecondary instructional programs and measures the skills and knowledge needed for college success.
EXPLORE Part II
A career exploration component that stimulates students' thinking about future plans and relates personal characteristics to career options.
An interest inventory in which students indicate their personal interests
Assess academic progress
Provide an early indicator of college readiness
Help students understand and begin to explore a wide range of career options
Assist students in developing a high school coursework plan in preparation for achieving their post-high school goals
EXPLORE helps students
Choose high school courses that will get them ready for college
Find careers that match their interests
Become aware of the subjects in which they need to improve
See which subjects are most important for certain careers
When will my child take EXPLORE?
EXPLORE will be administered on Wednesday, October 24