2020-2021 National Test Dates

September 12, 2020
October 24, 2020*
December 12, 2020 (**)
February 6, 2021
April 10, 2021 (**)
June 12, 2021* (**)
July 17, 2021

*typically offered at Kingman High School

(**) You can pay $20 for the test information release. ACT will send the questions from the test to you so you can learn from your mistakes!

Helpful Information

Online registration (requires credit card payment): www.actstudent.org

Please note: The first time will take 45-60 minutes because the student completes an interest inventory and uploads a photo id as part of the registration. Successive registrations take 10-15 minutes.

Norwich High School Code: 172200

Current fee: $55.00 ($70.00 with writing portion)

Report before 8:00 a.m. on your test date. Take a photo ID, registration ticket, two pencils, and an approved calculator. No photo ID? Take your school-issued ID OR print and complete this form, then see Mrs. Hibbs for a school signature.

ACT Test Prep

The best prep is to enroll in challenging classes and work hard in those courses.

Know how the test is set up: 2020-21 Preparing for the ACT

Ask your HS science, math, and English teachers about ACT test prep available via Edgenuity.

WSU offers in-person ACT prep workshops throughout the year for $32.00. Workshops are Saturdays. Students bring a pencil and a graphing calculator; all other supplies are provided, including refreshments. General test-taking tips and information for all four sections of the test will be addressed. For more information, contact the Counseling & Testing Center at 316.978.3440. To register: https://www.registerblast.com/WSU/Exam/Index?Group=36

When available, Mrs. Hibbs will offer a trip to a Chad Cargill test prep session. The cost to attend is approximately $30. To learn more: http://www.chadcargill.com/

ACT also offers online test prep. Some options are available for free, others have a fee. You can even sign up to have the questions of the day emailed to you. Link: http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html

ACT Benchmarks

According to ACT, Inc., students who meet the college readiness benchmarks have approximately a 50% chance of earning a B or better and approximately a 75% chance of earning a C or better in their corresponding college courses. What are the ACT College Readiness Benchmark scores we want students to achieve?

English ACT Benchmark: 18

Reading ACT Benchmark: 22

Mathematics ACT Benchmark: 22

Science ACT Benchmark: 23

STEM (Science and Math Benchmark for STEM Majors): 26

Composite ACT Benchmark (to be admitted to most Kansas Public Universities): 21