These tests are designed to measure skills that are most important for success in postsecondary education and that are acquired in secondary education.
The score report will also include a percentile rank for each of these scores. Scores are generally available for online viewing within roughly one month after each test administration date. Each correct answer adds 1 point to the raw score. The raw score for each section is then converted into scaled scores, as described below.
The conversion process allows scorers to correct for minor variations in the difficulty of different test administrations so that the same level of ability should lead to the same scaled score on any test. Some of the scores describe the same parts of the test in different ways or combinations.
Your total score can range from to and will be based on the sum of your section scores. Section Scores You will receive two section scores: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Score: Section 1 Reading and Section 2 Writing and Language. The Math score is based on your performance in the last two sections of the test: Section 3 math without calculator and Section 4 math with calculator.
Subscores In addition to the subject-based cross-test scores, your responses to certain questions contribute to seven subscores.
Responses to certain questions in the Reading section and the Writing and Language section will contribute to: Command of Evidence subscore Words in Context subscore Responses to certain questions in the Writing and Language section will contribute to the following subscores: Expression of Ideas subscore Responses to certain questions on the Math sections will contribute to the following subscores: Reading score Analysis score Writing score Each essay score is reported on a scale of 2 to 8.
These three scores are not combined with each other or with scores from any other part of the test.Below is a list of data tables for use in interpreting SAT and Subject Test scores. SAT tables on this page reflect the old SAT. For information on interpreting scores for the new SAT, see Understanding Scores.
For new applicants, the index score is calculated using a combination of a student's high school GPA or high score rank percentage combined with ACT or SAT score.
For transfer students, acceptance is calculated based on transfer GPA. Sample ACT Scoring Chart. This is a sample ACT raw score conversion grid from the free test ACT makes available on its website.
Keep in mind, the ACT score chart for each test administration is different, so this one should be used only as an example. Understanding the ACT Percentiles.
The above ACT percentiles should be pretty easy to figure out. Find the score you got on the left hand side of the table and run your finger across the chart to see your percentiles for the English, Math, Reading, Science, and Composite (total) sections.
ACCUPLACER English Scores The ACCUPLACER English sections are graded on a scale from 20 to points. Below, we will explain your ACCUPLACER English score by . ACT Aspire scale scores range from up, depending on the subject and grade. This scale is unique to ACT Aspire, and clearly differentiates ACT Aspire from other scoring scales.
The ACT Aspire score scale runs from grade 3 to grade 10 for English, math, reading, and science.