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ACT Aspire Family Information

Below you will find information to help you understand what the ACT Aspire is, what it is used for, and how to support your student.

Understanding the ACT Aspire Results:

Aspire Family Letter

Letter to families: 

Aspire Test Times:

Aspire Test Times

Approximate time needed for each section of the test is found in this PDF document.

ELL/SwD Supports:

Learn more about appropriate changes to support all learners:

Aspire Accessibility for ELL and SwD

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Aspire Accessibility

Brief description of assessment:

Learn more about the ACT Aspire test in the following documents:

Aspire Information
Why Take Aspire Flyer in English
Why Take Aspire Flyer in Spanish
  • Why Take the Aspire? English (pdf)

  • Why Take the Aspire? Spanish (pdf)

State Level Data:

Learn more about the Aspire test and how MMSD schools are doing at the following DPI website:

Wisconsin WISEDash System

Discussion points:

Wondering what questions to ask in a meeting or conference? Here are some starting points:

Aspire Discussion Points

Using results to help your child:

You have received the most recent test results, so now what? How can you use them to help support your child? Below are some ideas:

  • For the English portion of the test

  • For the Reading portion of the test

  • For the Writing portion of the test

  • For the Math portion of the test

  • For the Science portion of the test