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ACT Website (registration, test prep, and other information)
Fees for 2017-2018: $46.00 (no writing) and $62.50 (with writing)—Fee waivers are available to those who qualify. Please see your counselor for a fee waiver form.
Do I need the ACT w/Writing? Some colleges require the writing portion of the ACT. Make sure you do your research to know if your potential schools require the writing portion for admission. Kansas colleges do not require the writing portion for admission
2017-2018 ACT Test Dates
Test Date                                             Deadline                                             
(Late Fee Required)                           
September 9, 2017 August 4, 2017 August 5-18, 2017
October 28, 2017 September 22, 2017 September 23-October 6, 2017
***December 9, 2017 November 3, 2017 November 4-17, 2017
February 10, 2018 January 12, 2018 January 13-19, 2018
***April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018 March 10-23, 2018
***June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 5-18, 2018
July 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 June 16-22, 2018


***There is a Test Information Release Service (TIR) available to purchase for the December, April, and June test dates. The cost is $20 and students will receive a copy of the test booklet, a list of your answers, and the answer key. This is a great tool to use to help study for future tests because you are able to review the actual test questions from the test. You are able to purchase this when you are registering for the test on the ACT website. 



2017-2018 SAT Test Dates
 SAT   Date    Registration    Deadline      Late Registration    by Mail      Late Registration by  Phone/Online    Deadline for Changes
Aug. 26 July 28 Aug. 8 Aug. 15 Aug. 15
 Oct. 7  Sept. 8  Sept. 19    Sept. 27  Sept. 27
 Nov. 4  Oct. 5  Oct. 17  Oct. 25  Oct. 25
 Dec. 2  Nov. 2  Nov. 14  Nov. 21  Nov. 21
 Mar. 10  Feb. 9  Feb. 20  Feb. 28  Feb. 28
 May 5  Apr. 6  Apr. 17  Apr. 25  Apr. 25
 Jun. 2  May 3 May 15  May 23  May 23

*Please visit CollegeBoard to see more detailed information and when specific subject tests are offered. 


***SAT introduced the newly designed test beginning March 2016. Please visit their website to learn more about the changes and what to expect on the newly designed test.


Test-Prep Information/Opportunities:

PowerPrep ACT Prep—Students may register for any of the sessions offered (ACHS or AHS)  

  • October 18, 2017 from 5:50pm-9:50pm (ACHS Library)

            Paper registration—Cost is $38 (turn in form and fee to the counseling office)

            Online registration—Cost is $45 (cost difference is due to online registration fees)

  • November 27, 2017 and December 4, 2017 from 6:25pm-9:00pm (AHS—This is a 2 session class.)

‚Äč            Online registration—Cost is $65

             Paper registration—Cost is $55

  • January 24, 2018 from 5:50pm-9:50pm (ACHS Library--registration coming soon)
  • Spring (TBD) from 6:25pm-9:00pm (AHS—This is a 2 session class.)


Seminar Test-Prep 2017-2018 (Sign up in the front office when advertised in the announcements.)         

    Semester One dates: 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17

    Semester Two dates: 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2


Online Test-Prep Links

PSAT information and practice test (ACT)

Students who are eligible for fee waivers can also receive ACT Online Prep for free. (SAT) (SAT/PSAT and general homework)