Administered by an organization of the same name, ACT measures knowledge, understanding and skills that you acquired in your school. The exam lasts for 3 hours and 35 minutes. It consists of 4 sections—English, Mathematics, Reading and Science, and one optional Essay section. Final score is an average of 4 sections and is reported on a scale of 1-36.The ACT is a computer-based standardized test that is required to be taken by applicants who are interested in seeking admission to colleges in the United States.
ACT Preparation Program Highlights
|Section||Number of questions||Time (minutes)||Score Range||Average score (2020)||College Readiness Benchmark||Content|
|English||75||45||1–36||19.9||18||Usage/mechanics and rhetorical skills|
|Mathematics||60||60||1–36||20.2||22||Pre-algebra, elementary algebra, intermediate algebra, coordinate geometry, geometry, elementary trigonometry, reasoning, and problem-solving|
|Science||40||35||1–36||20.6||23||Interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning, and problem-solving|
|Optional Writing Test (not included in composite score)||1 essay prompt||40||1–12||6.4||Writing skills|
|Composite||1–36||20.6||Average (mean) of all section scores except Writing|