Workkeys Test for 12th Graders

Students who complete the four-course Career and Technical Education sequence are administered the WorkKeys examination in the 12th grade.  WorkKeys provides a gauge of career readiness and is widely recognized as an industry credential.  WorkKeys assessments measure "real world" skills critical to job success.  These skills are valuable for any occupation - skilled or professional - at any level of education, and in any industry.
Sample Test Questions for WorkKeys
Applied Math Only Sample Test Questions
North Carolina Department of Instruction ACT and ACT WorkKeys Information
The ACT College Admissions Assessment is given to all students in the 11th grade and the ACT WorkKeys assessment is administered to seniors who are Career and Technical Education (CTE) concentrators.  Beginning in 2012-13, The ACT and the ACT WorkKeys became part of North Carolina‚Äôs school accountability program.
In order to support student success on The ACT, North Carolina administers the ACT Explore assessment at 8th grade and the ACT Plan assessment at 10th grade. ACT Explore and ACT Plan are diagnostic assessments that are predictors to future performance on The ACT. They also provide information to help parents, teachers, and students determine future goals.
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