ACT Information

  • Many students choose to take the ACT for the following reasons:
    • has an optional writing test
    • includes an educational and career planning component
    • provides four free score reports
    • scored based on correct answers only
     Quick Facts
    •  English is 75 questions for 45 minutes
    • Math is 60 questions for 60 minutes
    • Reading is 40 questions for 35 minutes
    • Science is 40 questions for 35 minutes
    • Optional writing section is a 40 minute essay
    2017-2018 Testing Dates
    Test DateRegistration Deadline 
     September 9, 2017August 4, 2017 
     October 28, 2017September 22, 2017 
     December 9, 2017November 3, 2017 
     February 10, 2018January 12, 2018 
     April 14, 2018March 9, 2018 
     June 9, 2018May 4, 2018 
     July 14, 2018June 15, 2018 
     
    ACT registration fees are $42.50 with no writing; the fee for students wishing to take the ACT with the writing option is $58.50.  The fee includes score reports sent to the student, to the school, and up to four colleges.  Students and parents can register at www.act.org.
     
     Resources on ACT Website
     
     ACT Test Preparation
     
     Receiving and Sending Scores