Important Dates for ACT
Upcoming National Test Dates
- September 10, 2016 (Register by August 7)
- October 22, 2016 (Register by September 17)
- December 10, 2016 (Register by November 4)
- February 11, 2017 (Register by January 13)
- April 8, 2017 (Register by March 3)
- June 10, 2017 (Register by May 5)
Test Fees: ACT No Writing $42.50 ACT Plus Writing $58.50
Choosing your test dates:
Keep in mind the deadlines of the colleges and scholarship programs you are considering.
You cannot expect to receive your scores from one test date in time to register for the next
Why take the ACT?
The American College Test (ACT) is accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the United States. It is based on the information you are learning in High School. The information
you provide when you register, along with your ACT results, can help you plan for life after high school.
What you need to know before you register:
Two test options are available to you:
1. The ACT (no writing), which is made up of four multiple-choice tests in English, Math, Reading and Science.
2. The ACT Plus Writing, which includes the four multiple-choice tests plus a 30-minute Writing
The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas:
English (Usage/Mechanics; Rhetorical Skills)
Mathematics (Pre-Algebra, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Coordinate Geometry,
Plane Geometry, Trigonometry)
Reading (Social Studies/Sciences, Arts/Literature)
Science Reasoning (Biology, Physical Science, Chemistry, Physics)
Important Dates for SAT
Upcoming National Test Dates
- October 1, 2016 (Register by September 1)
- November 5, 2016 (Register by October 7)
- December 3, 2016 (Register by November 3)
- January 21, 2017 (Register by December 21)
- March 11, 2017 (Register by February 10)
- May 6, 2017 (Register by April 7)
- June 3, 2016 (May 9)
Test Fees: SAT only $45.00 With essay $57.00. Subjects tests see website (not all subject test on every test date – see website for which tests are being given)
Sign up at www.sat.collegeboard.org/register
What is the SAT?
“The SAT is the nations’ most widely used college admission test. More than two million students take the SAT every year in over 170 countries. It is what most colleges use to get to know you better. It helps them understand how you think, solve problems and communicate.”
The SAT tests students’ knowledge of subjects that are necessary for college success: reading, writing, and mathematics. The SAT assesses the critical thinking skills students need for academic success in college, skills that students learned in high school. The SAT is required for admission to most colleges throughout the country.
When to take the SAT:
Most students take the SAT during their junior year of High School, and a second time during their Senior Year.
Practice with College Board Resources:
To access all these resources, build your own study plan and much more, visit sat.collegeboard.com/practice