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ACT Information

ACT Information for KHS Students

What is the ACT?

The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in:

English – Mathematics – Reading – Science

To sign up to take an ACT test, please visit the ACT website.

Please refer to the chart below for upcoming ACT tests and registration deadlines.

2020-21 ACT Test Dates & Registration Deadlines

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Estimated Score Release
July 18, 2020* June 19, 2020 June 20-26, 2020 July 28-September 4, 2020
September 12, 2020 August 14, 2020 August 15-28, 2020 September 22-November 6, 2020
September 13, 2020 TBD TBD September 23-November 7, 2020
September 19, 2020 TBD TBD September 29-November 13, 2020
October 10, 2020 TBD TBD October 20-November 27, 2020
October 17, 2020 TBD TBD October 27-December 4, 2020
October 24, 2020 September 18, 2020 September 19-October 2, 2020 November 10-December 31, 2020
October 25, 2020 TBD TBD November 11-January 2, 2020
December 12, 2020 November 6, 2020 November 7-20, 2020 December 22, 2020-February 5, 2021
February 6, 2021 January 8, 2021 January 9-15, 2021 February 16-April 1, 2021
April 17, 2021 March 12, 2021 March 13-26, 2021 April 27-May 7, 2021
June 12, 2021 May 7, 2021 May 8-21, 2021 June 22-August 9, 2021
July 17, 2021* June 18, 2021 June 19-25, 2021 July 27-September 3, 2021

2020-2021 ACT Academy

Kearney High School is proud to offer the ACT Academy to our students. Any student who has already taken the ACT and is signed up for an upcoming ACT test can participate in the ACT Academy.

The ACT Academy meets twice a week for three weeks leading up to four of the ACT tests. ACT Academy trained teachers lead these sessions, which focus on tips and strategies for taking the ACT.

Our ACT Academy students have an average ACT composite score increase of two points. In our October and November 2016 Academies, our students had many successes with their post-Academy scores, including a few students who qualified for Bright Flight scholarships, 21 students who increased their composite score by three or more points, and one student who raised a composite score by six points.

The cost of the Academy is $40, which covers the cost of books. Students who attend one ACT Academy can attend additional Academies at no cost.

To sign your student up for the next ACT Academy, you can pick up a form in our main office or click the link below.  The KHS ACT Academy will take place before the following ACT Test Dates:  October 24, December 12, February 6 and April 17.

Please contact Sandy Henshaw with any questions about the ACT Academy.

Register for the Spring ACT Academy



ACT Resources for Students

At Kearney High School, we highly recommend enrolling in the ACT Academy to help boost your ACT score. In addition to the Academy, there are student resources that can supplement your ACT preparation.

Check out ACT Resources for Students and Parents for information on what to bring on test day, practice ACT questions, and information on requesting testing accommodations.

Practice Math Questions

Practice English Questions

Practice Science Questions

ACT Practice Questions and ACT Study Guide

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