ACT

ACT

What is the ACT?

The ACT consists of four multiple-choice tests: English, Mathematics, Reading, Science and Writing Test. (click on subject to see more details)

English 75 questions 45 minutes
Mathematics 60 questions 60 minutes
Reading 40 questions 35 minutes
Science 40 questions 35 minutes
Writing Test 1 prompt 30 minutes

 

ACT vs SAT

What is the Difference?

National Testing Dates

2016-2017

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Fee Required
September 10, 2016 August 5, 2016 August 6-19, 2016
October 22, 2016 September 16, 2016

September 17-30, 2016

December 10, 2016 November 4, 2016 November 5-18, 2016
February 11, 2017 January 13, 2017

January 14-20, 2017

April 8, 2017 March 3, 2017 March 4-17, 2017
June 10, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 6-19, 2017


High School Codes for ACT Registration

  • Northwest High School-443715
  • Byron Nelson High School - 444916
  • V.R. Eaton High School - 442611
  • Steele Accelerated High School - 445889

Current ACT Fees and Services

Tips for Taking the ACT

Test Day Tips

Test Tips - Multiple Choice

Writing Tips

Calculator Policy

SAT vs. ACT: What's the Difference? (video link)


NISD ACT Test Preparation Resources:

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