2016-2017 Test Dates
|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|
*typically offered at Kingman High School
(**) You can pay $20 for the test information release. ACT will send the questions from the test to you so you can learn from your mistakes!
Online registration (requires credit card payment): www.actstudent.org
Please note: The first time will take 45-60 minutes, because the student completes an interest inventory and uploads a photo id as part of the registration. Successive registrations take 10-15 minutes.
Norwich High School Code: 172200
Current fee: $42.50 ($58.50 with writing portion)
Report before 8:00 a.m. on your test date. Take a photo ID, registration ticket, two pencils, and an approved calculator. No photo ID? Print and complete this form, then see Mrs. Hibbs for a school signature.
ACT Test Prep
The best prep is to enroll in challenging classes and work hard in those courses.
Know how the test is set up: 2016-17 Preparing for the ACT
Ask your HS science, math, and English teachers about ACT test prep available via Edgenuity.
WSU offers in person ACT prep workshops throughout the year for $32.00. Workshops are Saturdays. Students bring a pencil and a graphing calculator; all other supplies are provided, including refreshments. General test taking tips and information for all four sections of the test will be addressed. For more information, contact the Counseling & Testing Center at 316.978.3440. To register: https://www.registerblast.com/WSU/Exam/Index?Group=36
When available, Mrs. Hibbs will offer a trip to a Chad Cargill test prep session. Cost to attend is approximately $30. To learn more: http://www.chadcargill.com/
ACT also offers online test prep. Some options are available for free, others have a fee. You can even sign up to have the questions of the day emailed to you. Link: http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html
According to ACT, Inc., students who meet the college readiness benchmarks have approximately a 50% chance of earning a B or better and approximately a 75% chance of earning a C or better in their corresponding college courses. What are the ACT College Readiness Benchmark scores we want students to achieve?
English ACT Benchmark: 18
Reading ACT Benchmark: 22
Mathematics ACT Benchmark: 22
Science ACT Benchmark: 23
STEM (Science and Math Benchmark for STEM Majors): 26
Composite ACT Benchmark (to be admitted to most Kansas Public Universities): 21
2017-2018 Test Dates
|September 9, 2017|
|October 28, 2017|
|December 9, 2017|
|February 10, 2018|
|April 14, 2018|
|June 9, 2018|