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Board passes resolution on George Floyd and Systemic Racism Board passes resolution on George Floyd and Systemic Racism Wednesday, 22 July 2020 At their July 21 regular meeting, the ISD 279 School Board approved a resolution on George Floyd and systemic racism. The... More detail
District seeks applicants for enrollment and capacity advisory committee District seeks applicants for enrollment and capacity advisory committee Wednesday, 22 July 2020 Osseo Area Schools is seeking new community members for an ongoing Enrollment and Capacity Management Advisory Committee.... More detail
Apply by July 24 for school board vacancy Apply by July 24 for school board vacancy Monday, 13 July 2020 Interested district residents are encouraged to apply for a temporary appointment to fill a board vacancy due to the resignation... More detail
Filing begins July 28 for Osseo school board Filing begins July 28 for Osseo school board Wednesday, 08 July 2020   The filing period for four school board seats up for election this fall in Osseo Area Schools begins July 28 and... More detail

Why is this test given?

The ACT PLAN is a pretest for the ACT college-entrance test. Its primary purpose is to provide information that will help high school students make high school course selections and post high school plans. The district and individual schools also use it as they review their programs and develop improvement plans.

The ACT PLAN consists of several sections. The largest portion is an achievement test whose items are similar to those found on the ACT. This section gives students a picture of their academic skills. The assessment also includes an individual interest inventory, items about high school plans, questions concerning high school needs, and items concerning future career goals. As a package, this assessment provides students and parents with important information to support their planning decisions.

What is tested?

The achievement portion of the ACT PLAN measures skills in English, mathematics, reading, and scientific reasoning.

Who takes this test?

All students take the assessment in the fall of tenth grade year.

How do I read the results?

National percentile rank tells you how a student's score would fit in with the full range of scores found in the nation. A national percentile rank of 70 means that the student's score is equal to or better than 70% of students in the nation. The average student in the United States ranks in the 50th percentile.

The results are reported as national percentile ranks and equalized scores from a low of 1 to a high of 32. An equalized score means that a student with a score of 19 is demonstrating the same skill level no matter which year or what test version the student took.

Learn more about the ACT PLAN Assessment.