The ACT is another college entrance exam. It is no longer offered to all Illinois students during the school day. Students who wish to take the ACT should sign up to take it at a local test center on a Saturday. It is worth trying the ACT to see which test gives you a higher score.

See for more information about the ACT and to register.

ACT 2018-19

Test DateRegistration DeadlineLate Deadline
(Fee Charged)
Sept 14, 2019Aug 16, 2019Aug 30, 2019
Oct 26, 2019Sept 20, 2019Oct 4, 2019
Dec 14, 2019Nov 8, 2019Nov 22, 2019
Feb 8, 2020Jan 10, 2020Jan 17, 2020
Apr 4, 2020Feb 28, 2020Mar 14, 2020
June 13, 2020May 8, 2020May 22, 2020
July 18, 2020June 19, 2020June 26, 2020

Bold dates are those offered at A-J.

Register online at Fee waivers must be picked up in person in the Guidance Office.

When registering online, search for Anna OR code 173380 when selecting a testing center.

SEMO offers ACT test prep classes. See for more info.

ACT has also launched it’s own version of Khan Academy. See for free ACT prep.