8th Grade to take EXPLORE Test in October...

note:  results will arrive in the new year and will be given to parents most likely on an interim day.
What is the 

ACT EXPLORE®is part of the ACT testing system. EXPLORE® assesses College and Career Readiness in the areas of English, Mathematics, Reading and Science. It is administered in October to all APS eighth and ninth grade students. 
 *GRAPHIC BELOW (the 'when' and 'what' students will be doing)


Taking EXPLORE® in 8th or 9th grade tells you things you need to know—to plan your high school courses, prepare for the ACT, or choose a career direction.

ACT EXPLORE Test FAQs: http://www.act.org/products/k-12-act-explore/faqs/ 
APS Test Info LINK: http://www.akronschools.com/departments/ci/testing-research-and-evaluation/explore_and_plan/