The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. The ACT Plus Writing also includes a 30-minute writing assessment, Very few colleges require the writing section; check the admissions website of any college you are interested in to determine if you need to take the Writing section. Exact test dates are below.
ACT registration fees: $60 for ACT - No Writing, or $85 for ACT Plus Writing.
With each ACT exam registration, the student is given four free scores reports to be sent to colleges and athletic eligibility organizations. If a student choses to send a score after the exam date, the fee is $16 per score, per college/athletic association.
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The Parkway School District provides every junior free of charge the opportunity to complete the ACT - No Writing in the spring of the student's junior year. The Class of 2023 will take a practice ACT on November 11, 2021. The South High test will be taken by juniors on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. No initial registration or payment is required for this test. However, the student will need to follow directions to complete their registration. Specific details will be provided in March 2022.
Registration for Saturday ACT dates can be completed online at www.act.org
Parkway South High is an ACT Test Center for the Saturday National ACT Exams.
PARKWAY SOUTH SCHOOL CODE: 260 129
ACT TEST DATES Test Dates Regular Registration Late Registration Sept 11, 2021 Aug 6, 2021 Aug 20, 2021 Oct 23, 2021 Sept 17, 2021 Oct 1, 2021 Dec 11, 2021 Nov 5, 2021 Nov 19, 2021 Feb 12, 2022 Jan 7, 2022 Jan 21, 2022 Apr 2, 2022 Feb 25, 2022 Mar 11, 2022 Jun 11, 2022 May 6, 2022 May 20, 2022 Jul 16, 2022 Jun 17, 2022 Jun 24, 2022
Free ACT Test Prep
- Free ACT Test Prep from ACT → Free ACT Prep
- ACT offers a variety of paid test prep options → ACT Test Prep
- Free ACT Test Prep is also available at http://schools.testive.com/parkway-south. You will need to create an account to access this site but it offers free lessons and practice questions for the ACT. This link connects to the free custom page that has been created for Parkway South, so make sure to use the above address (Testive also offers a paid test prep version).
- South High has a afterschool club, "Ready, Prep,Go!" that focused on using free online Test Prep. The club is staffed for assistance, answers to questions, encouragement and accountability. Email for questions about Ready Prep Go! by clicking here.