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EXPLORE

Check out the Guide to Understanding the EXPLORE Score Report.


EXPLORE - 8th Grade
EXPLORE is the eighth grade component of the Educational Planning and Assessment System. Benefits of the EXPLORE assessments include the following:

EXPLORE at a Glance
ACT recommends that the EXPLORE tests be administered in one session. Allow for two and a half to three hours total administration time.

Test Sections
Items
Minutes
English (Usage/Mechanics/Rhetorical Skills)
40
30
Mathematics (Algebra/Geometry/Statistics)
30
30
Reading (Prose/Humanities/Social Sciences)
30
30
Science Reasoning (Earth/Life/Physical Sciences)
28
30
Administrative Section
varies
10
Other Key EXPLORE Components
varies
45

Scoring