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Purpose:  To assess students' academic readiness for college.

Grade Level/Class:  11-12

Description: The ACT (No Writing) consists of four multiple-choice tests: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science.

Use of Data:  Eligibility for Graduation with Honors, Tennessee Hope Scholarship, dual credit enrollment requirement; course placement in fourth year Math.

Tentative Dates:  Senior Retake (from Spring 2020)  September 22, 2020, Additional Senior Retake December 12, 2020, Juniors March 16, 2021. 

Testing Times: 175 minutes

Parental/Student Notification: Available to students and parents through their online ACT account within three to eight weeks.

Grades: No grades are given on this assessment.

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ACT College Readiness Benchmarks
College Admission
The ACT is used as a college entrance exam.
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HOPE Scholarship
One requirement of the HOPE Scholarship is an ACT composite of at least 21.
ACT Resources
Math ACT/SAT Prep
This complete guide to ACT/SAT math includes all the big-picture strategies, formulas, practice problems, and last-minute tips you need to ace the test.

The Ultimate SAT Math Prep Guide: Tips, Formulas, and Practice

English ACT Prep
We've written the best prep guide for ACT English available anywhere. Get ACT English practice, tips, strategies, and complete grammar rules here.

The Ultimate Study Guide for ACT English: Tips, Rules ...

Reading ACT Prep
We've written the best study guide for ACT Reading available. We'll cover every question type, top tips and strategies, and how to get reading practice to improve ...

The Ultimate Prep Guide to ACT Reading: Strategies, Tips ...

ience ACT Prep
We've written the best guide available for ACT Science. Learn our best strategies and tips and apply them to practice questions.

The Ultimate Study Guide for ACT Science: Tips, Practice ...

March 2 Success

March 2 Success provides seven full-length practice tests as well as twenty-five decks of flash cards. You must create a free account to use the materials.

Test Prep from ACT

ACT provides a few free sample questions for each area as well as resources, test tips, and exam descriptions. You may also purchase test prep materials from ACT. 

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