Ordering ACT ASPIRE 2018-2019:
If your school has yet to place an order for next year’s ACT Aspire assessments, please do so by the end of the day on September 15. On the order form in the “Contact Information” section, check the box in front of“Are You Part of a Group Order?” and enter Archdiocese of Chicago. In the “Order Summary” section of the order form, check the box in front of “Do You Have a Discount Coupon Code?” and enter ADCHI17 (ADChi17) in the discount code box. This will apply the assessment pricing when the form is submitted. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Jorge Peña at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- ACT Aspire Summative: $23 per student for computer-based test and $29 per student for paper-based test.
- ACT Aspire Periodic (these are the Interim and Classroom assessments): $2.50 per student when ordered with Summative.
- Check the box “Add Printed Score Labels (1x per student at $0.50)"
- Click here to access the order form
ACT Aspire Accessibility Users Guide: click here
ACT Aspire training videos can be access through this link: ASPIRE Training
The steps to access the ACT Aspire Individual Student Report can be accessed through this link: How to access ACT Aspire Individual Student Reports
The steps to accept the ACT Aspire Portal Invitation can be accessed through this link: Accepting Invitations to the ACT Aspire Portal
The steps to update students' Personal Needs Profile (PNP) can be accessed through this link: Updating Personal Needs Profile (PNP)
The steps to set up ACT Aspire test sessions can be accessed through this link: ASPIRE Session Set-up Process
The steps to add or remove students from test sessions can be accessed through this link: Adding/Removing Students From Test Sessions
For more information on the ACT Aspire test, please access the following link: http://www.discoveractaspire.org/
Summative Test Resources:
ACT Aspire Readiness Levels: click here
ACT Aspire Performance Level Descriptors: click here
Letter to parents on sharing the spring 2018 ACT Aspire results: click here; Grade Level Performance Table: click here
Document to parents that explains the Individual Student Report: click here
The ACT Aspire Technical Manual explains the skills that are measured by each subject test and can be accessed through this link: Technical Manual
Summative Testing Coordinator Manual: Test Coordinator Manual
Understanding Your ACT Aspire Summative Results: click here
Explanation of ACT Aspire Data Rollover: click here
Formative Test Resources:
ACT Aspire Classroom Assessment Standards Coverage: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science.
ACT Aspire Formative Assesssment Strategy webinar: click here
ACT Aspire Interim Assessment sample reports: click here
ACT Aspire Interim Assessment Readiness Tables: click here
The ACT Aspire Periodic Technical Manual explains the skills the are measured by the Interim Assessments and Classroom Assessments: Periodic Technical Manual
For parents- Guide to Understanding Your ACT Aspire Interim Results: English and Spanish
Updated Interim Reports webinar and presentation
Interim Assessment Monitoring Tool: grades 3-8 and high school
Other Resources and Presentations
CAC Talking Points Presentation from September 11, 2018