ACT - 2020

Who:                11th graders  (and 12th graders that didn't take the test before)     
When:              April 1st, 2020
Where:            4th floor Arrowhead Stage

ACT Accommodations Page - You must initiate the process and it take a few weeks

What I need to bring:
  • A well rested and fed body and mind
  • A calculator for the math portion of the test. Some Calculators may be available from the school.
  • ACT Calculator Policy (PDF).

Links to test preparation Materials:

Video explaining the ACT

From the ACT website:

Download a Free Study Guide

Get a taste of the ACT test with practice questions.

Familiarize yourself with the instructions and format, then review, analyze, and answer the questions to see if you’re correct—and why. Includes complete practice tests with scoring keys, and a writing prompt.

Practice for Each Test Section

Visit these pages for free online practice.


Don’t bring these into the test room; you can’t use them!  

  • Textbooks, foreign language or other dictionaries, scratch paper, notes, or other aids 
  • Highlight pens, colored pens or pencils, or correction fluid/tape 
  • Any electronic device, other than a permitted calculator (this includes your mobile phone, smart watch, fitness band, media player, iPad, headphones, and camera) 
  • Reading material 
  • Tobacco in any form 
  • Food or beverages, including water (you will be offered a break outside of the test room)  
  • Prohibited devices

Prohibited devices: ACT reminds you that upon registration, you agreed to the Terms and Conditions: Testing Rules and Policies for the ACT (PDF). In particular, we’d like to bring your attention to the prohibited use of cell phones and electronic devices. The prohibited use of devices is in effect from the time you are admitted to your testing room until you are dismissed at the end of the test, including break times. Specifically:  

  • You may not handle or access a cell phone or electronic device at any time in the testing room or during break times. This includes smart watches, fitness bands, and any other devices with recording, internet, or communication capabilities.
  • All devices, including cell phones and wearable devices, must be turned off and placed out of sight.
  • If you access your device or if your device activates while in the testing room or during break times, you will be dismissed, your test will not be scored, and your phone or device may be taken away.

Test Descriptions