Viborg Hurley High School Code # 421320

2015-2016 ACT Test Dates (Testing dates are on Saturdays unless otherwise noted)

Test Dates
Registration Ends
Late Registration Time Frame
September 10, 2016
August 7, 2016
August 8-19, 2016
October 22, 2016
September 16, 2016
September 17-30, 2016
December 10, 2016
November 4, 2015
November 5-18, 2016
February 11, 2017
January 13, 2017
January 14-20, 2017
April 8, 2017
March 3, 2017
March 4-17, 2017
June 10, 2017
May 5, 2017
May 6-19, 2017

Local Testing Centers

Viborg-Hurley High School - Center Code 227040 - They have testing available on the October & April dates listed above
Beresford High School - Center Code 217070 - They have testing available on the October, December, February, April and June dates listed above.
Harrisburg High School.- Center Code 239700 - They have testing available on all of the dates listed above.Mount Marty - Center Code 039140 - They have testing available on all of the dates listed above.Yankton High School - Center Code 226420 - They have testing available on all of the dates listed above.Augustana - Center Code 039020 - They have testing available on the September, October, April, and June dates listed above.USF - Center Code 039200 - They have testing available on the February, April and June dates listed above.

If you need information on another testing center you may find it online by going to the ACT site above or you may go to Ms. Schmit's office and she will help you find it.

Test Fee per Test Option

ACT (No Writing) $42.50 - Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).
ACT Plus Writing $58.50 - Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).The $16.00 Writing Test fee is refundable, on written request, if you are absent on test day or switch to the ACT (No Writing) before testing begins.
Additional registration fees and services:
  • Score reports for 5th and 6th college choices add $12.00 each - requested online before the test date; refundable on written request, if you do not test.
  • telephone re-registration add $15.00
  • late registration fee (US and Canada only) add $27.50
  • standby testing add $51.00 - refunded if you are denied admission tot he test center on test day, or if your registration was cancelled due to no photo provided.
  • test date change add $25.00 - for different date only if absent or unable to test on the original test date or if your registration is cancelled for failure to meet ACT's test security requirements. If you request a test date change after the regular deadline for the new date, you must also add the late fee. You will be charged the full test fee for your new test date plus $27.50 ($52.50 if you register during the late period). Your test fee for the original date will be refunded.
  • test center change add $25.00 - for the same test date.
  • Viewing scores and score report online - Free

What is the ACT?

  • The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject are tests in: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. The ACT Plus Writing includes the four subject area tests plus a 30 minute Writing Test.
  • ACT results are accepted by all four year colleges and universities in the US. Colleges and universities use your ACT, along with your GPA, extra-curricular activities, and high school involvement to determine if they will accept your application for admission to their institution.
  • The ACT includes 215 multiple choice questions and takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete, including a short break (or just over four hours if you are taking the ACT Plus Writing).
  • The ACT is administered on 6 test dates within the US.
  • You may retake the test as many times as you would like during your junior and senior year to improve your score.

Why take the ACT?

  • Money, Money, Money - The ACT test is often used by colleges and scholarship committees to award scholarships. Please watch the deadlines for these scholarships closely so that your ACT scores can get there in time.
  • Your ACT scores follow you around - When you apply for your first entry level job, your ACT score is going to be on your resume, because nothing can showcase your reasoning ability like a high ACT can.
  • It can balance a low GPA - Scoring high on the ACT can show off your brains when your GPA doesn't.

Test Prep

There are several sources that you may use to help prepare yourself for the ACT. Some of these resources are free and some do have a cost associated with them. They include: