ACT

College-bound students should take the ACT test at least once during their Junior year. It is encouraged that students take the ACT multiple times during their Junior and Senior years. Colleges look at a combination of ACT scores and GPA to determine whether a student will be admitted, as well as for scholarship eligibility.

ACT Test Preparation Resources

 

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Layton High School offers ACT Prep Classes.
Contact Layton High for more information.  

Number2 logo

A very informative website with an ACT review.

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Timed practice test available here.

shmoop

Awesome site for test prep and study guides

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The official website for information regarding the PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, and AP testing.

Free ACT Prep guide and additional educational resources to help students prepare for college. 

 

ACT Testing Information
College-bound students should take the ACT test at least once during their Junior year. It is encouraged that students take the ACT multiple times during their Junior and Senior years. Colleges look at a combination of ACT scores and GPA to determine whether a student will be admitted, as well as for scholarship eligibility.

Cost:
ACT (no writing): $55 Includes report for you, your high school, and up to four colleges--if you provide their school code when registering.
ACT with writing: $70 Includes report for you, your high school, and up to four colleges--if you provide their school code when registering. Learn more about ACT with writing here. 
No Utah colleges REQUIRE the ACT with writing test, but it's encouraged for competitive schools outside Utah.
*fee waivers available for students currently on a fee waiver. See your Counselor or Mr. Caine in the Counseling Center 

To Register:

  1. Go to http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration-information.html
  2. Register using the following codes:
    1. High School Code: 450-053
    2. Test Center Code: 185850

Test Day Checklist

  • Submit your photo by the appropriate deadline
  • ARRIVE ON TIME (7:30 am as testing begins at 8 am)
  • Bring a copy of your Admissions ticket
  • Bring acceptable photo identification
  • No. 2 Pencils with good erasers
  • A permitted calculator (math only)

 National ACT testing dates (NOT all test dates are offered at CHS)

Test Date Registration Deadline           Late Registration (Fee Required)
September 12, 2020 August 14 August 15 -August 28
September 13, 2020 TBD  
September 19, 2020 TBD  
October 10, 2020 TBD  
October 17, 2020 TBD  
October 24, 2020 September 18 September 19 - October 2
October 25, 2020 TBD  
December 12, 2020 November 6 November 7 - November 20
February 6, 2021 January 8 January 9 - January 15
April 17, 2021 March 12 March 13 - March 26
June 12, 2021 May 7 May 8 - May 21
July 17, 2021* June 18 June 19 - June 25