High School Guidance Website 

ACT Testing

 

Most colleges and post secondary institutions recognized scores from ACT testing as a form of standarized testing used to evaluate college applicates. Please refer to the admission requirements for each individual college/university to determine policy and minimum score. 

Students interested in taking the ACT testing can register on-line at www.actstudent.org  Students have an option to take the ACT test with the writing component or without.  Students need to review college requirements to determine if the writing section is needed for admissions. 

The ACT tests on 4 sections plus writing;English, Mathematics,Reading and Science. 

The English test has 75 questions to be answered in 45 minutes.  Students will be tested on grammar useage/mechanics and rehtorical skills(strategies, organization,style)

The Math test has 60 questions to be answered in 60 minutes. Students will be tested on Pre-Algebra(23%), Elementary Algebra(17%) Intermediate Algebra (15%), Coordinate Geometry,(15%), Plane Geometry(23%), Trigonometry (7%)

The Reading test has 40 questions to be taken in 30 minutes.  Students will be tested on comphrhension of four different types of reading selections: social studies (25%), Natural Science (25%), Prose Fiction (25%), and Humanities (25%).

The Science test has 40 questions to be taken in 35 minutes. It includes biology, chemistry, physics and Earth and Space Science.  Advanced knowledge is not required, however, basic background covered in general introductory science courses may be needed.  The test emphasized scientific reasoning skills instead of recall on scientific content.

The Writing test is a 30 minute essay.

Test fee: ACT w/ writing: $80    ACT w/o writing: $60        Test Change: $25

2021/2022  Test dates:

Date                                   Registration Deadline             Late Fee Required 

Sept 111, 2021                        August 6                             August 20. 2021                  

Oct.  23, 2021                        September  17                    October 1, 2021             

December 11, 2021              November 5                       November 19, 2021

February 12, 2022                 January 7                            Jan  21, 2022

April 2, 2022                         February 25                          March 11, 2022

June 11, 2022                        May 6                                  May 20, 2022

July 16, 2022                         June 17                               June 24, 2022                    

 

 

 
 
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