Important College Entrance Testing Dates

Important College Entrance Testing Dates for High School Students
Posted on 09/25/2020

New dates have been established for the fall PreACT, Practice ACT, PSAT and the ACT that was originally postponed in the spring. Only students taking the tests will attend school in person on those days.

Tuesday, Oct. 6

  • Grade 12:
    • All grade 12 students will have the opportunity to participate in the ACT Plus Writing test on Tuesday, Oct. 6 after the test in April 2020 was postponed due to COVID-19. This test will be offered at no cost to families. Only high school students participating in the test will be attending school in person.
  • Grades 9, 10 and 11:
    • On Tuesday, Oct. 6 all students in grades 9, 10, and 11 will learn from home as students in grade 12 report to school to take the ACT Plus Writing test. Academic expectations, assignments and due dates will be shared with students by their teachers before Oct. 6.

Wednesday, Oct. 14

  • Grade 9:
    •  Participate in distance learning at home on Wednesday, Oct. 14
    • Academic expectations, assignments and due dates will be shared with students by each of their teachers before Oct. 14.
  • Grade 10:
    • Participate in the PreACT on-site at their school of enrollment, regardless of hybrid student group (A/B).
  • Grade 11:
    • Students taking the PSAT will attend on-site at their school of enrollment, regardless of hybrid student group (A/B).
    • The exam is offered at a cost of $23 and can be paid for through SoWashCo's fee payment system.
    • Registration is required. For more information talk to your school counselor.
    • Students taking the Practice ACT will do so online, at home.
  • Grade 12:
    • Will participate in distance learning at home on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
    • Academic expectations, assignments and due dates will be shared with students by each of their teachers before Oct. 14.

How to Check Test Results

Grade 12

  • ACT Plus Writing - view scores online three to eight weeks after the Oct. 6 test date by creating a free ACT student web account at www.actstudent.org.
    • Use a personal email address instead of a school email address.

Grade 11

  • Practice ACT - students will get immediate feedback. Students should follow-up with their counselor with any additional questions.
  • PSAT - sign up for an account to view scores at www.studentscores.collegeboard.org/home.
    • Use a personal email address instead of a school email address

Grade 10

  • PreACT - view scores online three to eight weeks after the Oct. 6 test date by creating a free ACT student web account at www.actstudent.org.
    • Use a personal email address instead of a school email address.

If you have any questions about testing or need more information please contact your student's principal.