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
September 8, 2018 August 10, 2018
October 27, 2018 September 28, 2018
December 8, 2018 November 2, 2018
February 9, 2019 January 11, 2019
April 13, 2019 March 8, 2019
June 8, 2019 May 3, 2019


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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