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

2020-2021

Test Date Registration Deadline
September 12, 2020
September 13, 2020
September 19, 2020
August 14, 2020
TBD
TBD
October 10, 2020
October 17, 2020
October 24, 2020
October 25, 2020
TBD
TBD
September 18, 2020
TBD
December 12, 2020 November 6, 2020
February 6, 2021 January 8, 2021
April 17, 2021 March 12, 2021
June 12, 2021 May 7, 2021
July 17, 2021 June 18, 2021


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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