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ACT Test

ACT - The ACT consists of four multiple-choice tests that cover four skill areas: English, math, reading, and science. The Writing Test, which is optional, measures skills in planning and writing a short essay. Some colleges require the Writing Test. Check with your colleges of interest to see if the Writing Test is required.

ACT Test Dates and Deadlines

Test Date

Registration DeadlinesLate Registration Deadline
(late fee required)

September 9, 2023

August 4, 2023August 18, 2023

October 28, 2023

September 22, 2023October 6, 2023

December 9, 2023

November 3, 2023November 17, 2023

February 10, 2024

January 5, 2024January 19, 2024

April 13, 2024

March 8, 2024

March 22, 2024

June 8, 2024

May 3, 2024May 17, 2024

July 13, 2024

June 7, 2024June 21, 2024

ACT Prep

There are several free resources students can use to prepare for the ACT test. Students can pick up a free ACT prep booklet in the AHS Counseling Office. Some free online ACT prep resources can be found below.

  • Fee Waivers are available for students who may have difficulty covering the cost of an exam. Please see your counselor for information if you may need a fee waiver.
  • Accommodations are available for students with a documented disability. Please see your counselor for information about accommodations available and how to register to take an exam with accommodations.