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General Test Prep Resources

On this page you will find different teacher resources that can be implemented in your classrooms to provide students with the tools necessary to be successful on the ACT and other assessments. Please understand that this site is a living interface and is continuously being updated with additional resources. If you find resources that you believe would be beneficial for your colleagues, please contact Mr. Butler, Academic Dean, via e-mail to have resources added to the site.

ACT Needs Spreadsheet for Skills Assessment​

Are you unsure where to start preparing? Below, you will find a link to access a spreadsheet that will assist with indicating which skills students need to improve for each section of the ACT based on their section score. 

Directions for operating the spreadsheet:

  1. Click the link below and open the spreadsheet

  2. Make sure the "Student Synopsis" sheet is selected at the bottom of the screen

  3. In the YELLOW boxes, enter the student's ACT section scores; the boxes immediately to the right will automatically populated with the skills the student should be working to improve upon based on their score.

Ideas for Progress


Below, you will find a link that will direct you to ACT's Ideas for Progress. This site provides teachers and students with ideas for improving their skills based on their ACT section score for each test. 

Directions for operating the Ideas for Progress:

  1. Click the link below and open the website

  2. Find the section of the ACT that you are looking for

  3. Find the student's score range and click the arrow 

  4. Once you click the drop down arrow, you will find ideas for remediation for each skill for each section based on the student's section score

Test Prep Resources from ACT & College Board


English Version

Spanish Version

Classroom Countdown Timer

Below you will find a link to download a stopwatch/countdown timer that can be used in your classroom. This is the preferred countdown timer to be used in the classroom. If you need assistance downloading the file, contact Mr. Butler for assistance.

Full-Length Practice Tests

Below you will find five full-length ACT assessments that were administered in previous school years. If you would like a class set of a particular test or subtest, contact Mr. Butler for assistance. It is strongly encouraged that teachers provide students with practice on a normal basis in order to ensure all students are given the opportunity to become familiar with the format and rigor of questions.

Practice Test 1

Practice Test 2

Practice Test 3

Practice Test 4

Practice Test 5

Helpful Websites for Teachers

Grace King ACT Prep Calendar

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