End-of-course, PLAN, and ACT... Oh my! ...the tests our students take

A predictor test, such the PLAN, is designed to predict a student’s future ACT score. The PLAN is administered to all 9th and 10th grade students on Thursday, September 26, 2013, with make-ups on September 27 and 28.

AP and IB exams  Questions concerning these exams should be directed to Mrs. Benavides, AP/IB coordinator at ext. 16217.

The ACT is given statewide to all juniors during the school day. This is the only time that the ACT is administered during the school week. The 2013-14 statewide testing date is Tuesday, March 4, 2014. See ACT Saturday test dates below.

Test DateRegistration Deadline(Late Fee Required)
September 21, 2013August 23, 2013August 24–September 6, 2013
October 26, 2013September 27, 2013September 28–October 11, 2013
December 14, 2013November 8, 2013November 9–22, 2013
February 8, 2014*January 10, 2014January 11–24, 2014
April 12, 2014March 7, 2014March 8–21, 2014
June 14, 2014May 9, 2014May 10–23, 2014

For information on ACT Fee Waivers, see Am I eligible for a fee waiver?

Test fee per test option

ACT (No Writing) $35.00
ACT PLUS WRITING $50.50 (Check with the college/university you are interested if this is required)

Additional registration fees and services

Add to the test fee for your test option (except for the Test Center Change)

5th and 6th college choices add $11.00 each
Late registration fee (U.S. or Canada only) add $22.00
Standby testing add $43.00
Test date change add $21.00
Test center change  add $21.00


There are various tools that can be used in preparation for the ACT. They include:

· www.act.org Practice tests and study tips can be utilized

· www.eprep.com   Practice tests and study tips, as well as, video instruction can be utilized. E-Prep is not strictly for ACt prep, it can be used to prepare for the Explorer, Plan, PSAT and SAT.

· Princeton Review Publications

· Kaplan Publications


A student interested in taking the SAT should contact his or her counselor.