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Pre ACT ACT WorkKeys


The PreACT assessment will be administered to all 10 grade students in October.  

The PreACT assessment is a readiness measure to assist students in understanding the format, time restrictions, subtests, etc. they will encounter on the ACT assessment.  If additional coursework is needed based on PreACT results, students have a year to build upon their content knowledge before they take the ACT in the 11th grade.



The ACT will be administered to all 11th-grade students in February.    

The ACT assessment is an accountability marker to measure College and Career Readiness in our high schools.  In order to be considered proficient, a student must make a composite score of at least 17.  This is the minimum requirement for admission into the University of North Carolina System.



The WorkKeys assessment will be administered to all 12th-grade graduates with a CTE Concentration.

The WorkKeys assessment is a job skills assessment system.  It measures skills identified as vital to employers.  The subtests for the WorkKeys assessments are as follows:

  •     Applied Mathematics
  •     Graphic Literacy   
  •     Reading and Using Workplace Documents

In addition to their high school diploma, Students with a CTE certification can earn any of the following ACT WorkKeys certifications:  Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum certification.  Employers may require various certifications based on the positions available within their organization. 



Click to discover additional information on the ACT assessment  ACT Test Information