Question & Methodology:
What is the correlation WorkKeys® Applied Math and the ACT® Math exams?
Previously (Oct. 2014), NSHS observed a strong 0.766 correlation between the average WorkKeys® scores and the composite ACT® scores. In this issue, analysis show data on students who took both exams (WorkKeys® Applied Math and ACT® Math exams) resulting in a data set of 386 students with a strong positive correlation of approximately 0.730.
NOTE: Data analyzed for first time test-takers taking the WorkKeys® Applied Math (typically taken during the first week of starting the school) and the ACT® math exam (typically taken late fall or spring of the same school year).