ACT Plus Writing


  • The ACT is a curriculum and standards-based tool that assesses students’ academic readiness for college. Students in Wisconsin will take the ACT with writing. The ACT tests include: Reading, Math, English, Science, Writing. The ACT Plus Writing is a paper and pencil test. The ACT Plus Writing helps students understand what they need to learn next so they can build rigorous high school course plans and identify career areas that align with their interests. ACT assessments given on statewide testing days are administered at no cost to students or families. Scores from the ACT Plus Writing assessment can be used for college and technical school admissions, scholarships applications, and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) eligibility.

    Administration: Spring of each year

    Grades: 11

    Subjects: English, reading, math, science, and writing

    Length: 4 hours