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Oak mountain middle school eight grade

Oak Mountain Middle School

Eight Grade


What is the explore test
What is the EXPLORE test?

  • Published by ACT

  • 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:

    • English

    • Mathematics

    • Reading

    • Science

  • 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

Explore results

  • 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
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
When will my child take EXPLORE?

  • EXPLORE will be administered on Wednesday, October 24

Want more information
Want more information?

  • Visit http://www.act.org/explore/