Whereas the old ACT essay score was simply the sum of two readers holistic grades, the new 212 score range is defined as the average domain score. The average is rounded to the nearest integer, with scores of.
5 being rounded up. Because your total ACT Writing score is the average of your four domain scores, the average domain scores (Ideas& Analysis, Development& Support, Organization, and Language Use) are also likely around 612 or 712, although ACT, Inc. doesn't provide specific information about the cumulative percentiles of the domain scores.
For the current ACT administered in the academic year, the average writing score is a 7 on a 12point scale. For the ACT, the average writing score was a 17 on a 36point scale. (based on ACTtested high school graduates from 2016 and reported on score reports during ) Find one of your scores in the far left column. Read across to the column for ELA or Writing to locate the national rank for that score. This change to outof12 ACT Writing scores is still different from the preSeptember 2015 ACT essay scoring, since that system relied on graders giving the essay one holistic score (rather than 4 analytical domain scores).
Scores, test prep, essay view, ordering materials, high school codes, becoming a test center, and test security. does not have a credit card or serialized voucherwaiver to pay the fee. How to Order Support Materials (PDF) Your school can request to be a test center for students taking the ACT on a national test date.
As a test center ACT officials acknowledge that essaywriting scores are trending lower than scores in English, reading, math and science, but they say that scores in one subject arent meant to be directly comparable to those in another.