Upcoming National Test Dates:
September 12, 2020 - Registration Deadline: August 14, 2020 (Late Registration Deadline: August 28, 2020)
October 24, 2020 - Registration Deadline: September 18, 2020 (Late Registration Deadline: October 2, 2020)
Between August 12-14, 2020, you will receive a mailing containing an ACT Voucher Letter and your student's individual ACT voucher. You may also receive an email from your school's principal or delegate with school-specific instructions. Further information can be found by exploring the content in the buttons below and on the ACT website (my.act.org). If you have further questions or need support registering, please contact either your school's ACT administrator or Sheri Heiter ().
*NOTE: When completing the online registration, please be sure not to answer any questions regarding religious affiliation or parental income. Also, students should opt "no" on the Educational Opportunity Service. This practice is in accordance with USBE Board Rule.
A public school student who graduates on or after January 1, 2016, must pass a basic civics test as a condition for receiving a high school diploma. Students enrolled in an adult education program must also pass the basic civics test as a condition for receiving an adult education secondary diploma. Students must correctly answer a minimum of 35 out of 50 questions in order to pass and can take the test as many times as necessary beginning in the 8th grade.
AAPPL = Dual Language Immersion Assessment
ACCESS = ELL Academic Language Acquisition Assessment
ACT = 11th grade test for college admission
ACADIENCE = Early Literacy and Math Assessments
DLM = Dynamic Learning Maps (1% of students)
KEEP = Kindergarten Entry and Exit Profile
NAEP = National Assessment of Educational Progress (schools randomly selected for participation)
RISE Benchmark = Short, optional tests aligned to individual reporting categories used as predictors of potential RISE achievement
RISE Interim = Optional tests covering all reporting categories used as predictors of potential RISE achievement (two windows per year)
RISE = State summative end of grade tests (Readiness, Improvement, Success, Empowerment); Grades 3- 8
Utah Aspire Plus = State end of grade test for college and career readiness; Grades 9 - 10|
Core Standards Benchmarks = Short, optional tests aligned to Utah Aspire Plus content areas
Entry Assessment (KEEP)
Exit Assessment (KEEP)
Alternate Assessment (KEEPAA)