ACT

2019-2020 National Test Dates

Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019 August 17-30, 2019
October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019 Sept. 21-Oct. 2019
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 9-22, 2019
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 11-17, 2020
April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020 Feb. 29-March 13, 2020
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 9-22, 2020
July 18, 2020 June 19, 2020 June 20-26, 2020

ACT Information

  • Cost of the ACT
    • No Writing = $52.00
    • With Writing = $68.00
    • FYI…..Most colleges/universities do not require you to take the Plus Writing version of the ACT, therefore most students take the ACT (No Writing) version.
    • To see if you might be eligible for an ACT fee waiver, please check out the following link: http://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/FeeWaiver.pdf
  • Registration
    • ACT now requires online registration unless a student cannot pay with a debit or credit card. The registration process is about a 30 minute process and requires the student to upload a photo ID. You can do this at home or with Mrs. Elsberry at school. Register online at http://www.actstudent.org.
  • Preparation
    • ACT Practice Booklets can help you achieve a higher score or just get a feel for how the ACT is laid out. Stop by my office and get one to help you study!
    • www.actstudent.org offers a Test Prep Program available for purchase, as well as a free Question of the Day on their website. There is also an ACT Mobile App that you can download on your Smart Phone/iPod Touch/iPad that will allow you to practice ACT questions! The app is called ACTStudent.
    • Go to https://www.march2success.com/ and take full length practice ACT tests and use pre-maid flash cards for FREE!

ACT Codes

  • Central Decatur ACT School Code: 162490
  • Local Test Center Codes:
    • Graceland University – 013140
    • Lamoni High School – 248460
    • Clarke Community High School – 175630
    • Southwestern Iowa Community College – 012980