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

2019-2020

Test Date Registration Deadline
September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019
October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020
April 4, 2020 February 29, 2020
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020


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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