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ACT Testing Information

(Updated September 15, 2021)


American College Testing (ACT) is a standardized test used for college admissions throughout the United States.  The purpose of the exam is to measure a high school student’s readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants.
 
Norwin High School students are recommended to take the ACT in the spring of their junior year and/or fall of their senior year.
 
 
About the ACT
 
Testing Time: 2 hours and 55 minutes. There is an additional/optional 40 minute writing component.
 
Structure: The full ACT test consists of 4 multiple choice sections in English, Math, Reading
                 and Science with an optional Writing section.
  • English (75 Questions - 45 Minutes)
  • Math (60 Questions - 60 Minutes)
  • Reading  (40 Questions - 35 Minutes)
  • Science (40 Questions - 35 Minutes)
  • Writing (optional)- (1 Essay - 40 Minutes)
 
Score Range: Composite 21-36
  • Each section listed above is scored on a 1-36 point scale. Your composite score is the average of the four required sections. 
 
Details, Dates, & Deadlines
 
Registration: Norwin is offering Tests on the following dates:
                                October 23, 2021 - Registration Deadline is September 17, 2021
                                April 2, 2022            - Registration Deadline is February 25, 2021
 
 
 
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