Live Online ACT Classes with
Certified Compass Instructors

Each class registration includes:

  • 10 or 20 hours of live instruction
  • 5 practice tests
  • Interactive score reports
  • Course materials book
  • Homework sets and extra practice
  • Recording of each class available to review whenever needed
  • Instructor-led study halls
  • Maximum class size: 15 students
  • Discounts on optional supplemental 1-on-1 tutoring 

ACT Prep Courses

8 weeks
20 hours of live instruction 
1 class/week

ACT Prep Intensives

5 weeks
20 hours of live instruction 
2 classes/week

ACT Prep 1-on-1 Tutoring

Get dedicated help from tutors that are matched to your student’s needs and style

Our Approach

Master all the ACT topics and strategies, and improve your score elegantly and efficiently – without  risking your grades, extracurricular activities, or sanity. Compass classes combine our seasoned instructors, curriculum perfected over 30 years,  and technology that keeps students empowered, informed, and on-track.

What to expect from your Compass ACT class:

Class materials are mailed directly to your home.
Classes meet live via Zoom Learning.
Class time is evenly split between Math & English/Reading.
Courses kick-off with a diagnostic practice SAT.
Students get ~2 hrs of homework each class.
Extra self-study materials are included.

Nothing makes us happier than helping our students reach their goals.

The instructor was the best part 100%. I got excited to come to the class every Saturday morning at 7am because of him. The questions he asked always made it feel like a community, and I really feel 10x more prepared because of him.

Compass Classes Student11th Grader at Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences

The course was exactly what we were hoping for. Our instructors were enthusiastic, friendly, and always open to questions.

Parent of an 11th GraderNewbury Park High School

Our daughter’s ACT score jumped from 28 on her first practice test to a whopping 34 on the actual test. The reason? Some amazing tutors from Compass. Both Compass tutors were true masters of their craft, plugging into opportunities for improvement and helping our daughter learn critical test-taking strategies. We could not be more pleased with the support that Compass provided and the exceptional results that they helped our daughter achieve.

Tom T.Father of Zoe, 11th Grader at Greenhill School

I deeply appreciate the passion for teaching and kind patience that both of my instructors demonstrated throughout the sessions. Each teacher was engaging and attentive.

Alanu U.11th Grader at Dwight Global Online School

Compass provided the preparation structure and strategies necessary for our daughter to have a successful ACT experience. The tutors and directors were terrific partners throughout the program. I would highly recommend Compass to any student/family looking to enhance your collective understanding, approach, and performance related to college entrance exams.

Tracey G.Mother of Marin, 12th grader at John Burroughs School

We are so pleased with our experience with Compass. The tutors are very professional, always on time and really helped our daughter. The results were even better than we had hoped for.

Denise W.Mother of Makena, 11th Grader at Flintridge Prep

Frequently Asked Questions:

What kind of score improvement can we expect to see from this class?

The truth is that score improvements vary widely and depend on several factors:

  1. What is the student’s starting or baseline score?
  2. What level of math has a student completed prior to the class?
  3. Does the student attend all instructional sessions and complete all homework assignments and practice test sessions?

For a typical student starting in the 1000-1200 range on the SAT or 20-25 Composite on the ACT, we expect to see 100-200 points of SAT improvement or the equivalent of 3-6 points on the ACT scale.

How do the practice test sessions work for students with accommodations?

Students with accommodations will be able to complete their practice tests within extended time sessions. Compass provides proctored sessions for students 50% and 100% extended time. Please speak with your instructor or our testing coordinator to share your needs.

If I have a conflict for one of my classes, can I attend a different section?

Students are only able to attend the class section they are registered for. However, classes are recorded and are available to all registered students for viewing and instructors can be contacted during office hours to answer questions.

What if I can’t make a proctored practice test session?

Practice tests can be self-administered at any time. We also have a flexible schedule of online proctoring sessions for make-up options.

If the section that I want to attend is full, will there be a waitlist?

Yes, please fill out this form or contact us at We’ll alert you if and when space becomes available or another section is opened for enrollment.

Do you offer financial aid?

Yes, we have some limited scholarship funds available. Most often, requests for aid come from our partner institutions and/or teachers who nominate a deserving student. Our ability to offer aid is also tied to the enrollment numbers for a particular section. Please contact us at for more information if you qualify for financial aid.

Have other questions that we haven’t covered here? Check out our full FAQs or contact us at