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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!

Helpful Information

Online registration (requires credit card payment):

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:

When available, Mrs. Hibbs will offer a trip to a Chad Cargill test prep session. Cost to attend is approximately $30. To learn more:

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:

ACT Benchmarks

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  


Mrs. Carla Hibbs

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