Who takes this test? All 11th graders
When will they take it? March
Where will they take it? High School where enrolled
Why will they take it? The ACT Test is based on the content a student has or is learning in high school classes. It is not an aptitude or IQ test. Scores form the ACT are accepted by all 4-year colleges and universities in the United States.
Cost: No Cost
Test Format: The ACT has four Multiple-Choice Sections and one Writing Section.
Multiple-Choice - Designed to take about 3 and 1/2 hours
Writing - 30 minutes
- 75 English Questions
- 60 Math Questions
- 40 Reading Questions
- 40 Science Questions
1 Prompt - Students have thirty minutes to write and essay defending a position on that prompt.
Test Preparation: ACT's Student Website: http://www.act.org/ - Here Students will find basic information about the test, sample test items, test taking tips, information about what the scores mean, and information to help students plan for high school, college and/or as career.