ACT College Admissions Test

The ACT is a standardized achievement test designed to demonstrate how prepared a student is for college by measuring the student’s knowledge and skills in the subjects they have taken in high school.

The ACT:

  • Subject content includes English, math, reading, science reasoning, and optional essay
  • 2 hours and 55 minutes (3 hours 40 minutes with essay)
  • scored on a scale of 1-36 and score is valid for college admission for five years
  • provides accommodations for students with disabilities and English language supports
  • preparation includes the ASPIRE for grades 3-10 and the PreACT in grade 10 to measure growth



Official ACT Website

Test Prep Toolkit

Disabled Students and English Language Supports

ACT Test Dates

June 8, 2019

July 13, 2019

September 14, 2019

October 26, 2019

December 14, 2019

February 8, 2020

April 4, 2020