ACT with Writing

Wisconsin requires all 11th grade students to participate in the ACT assessment, which is scheduled for late winter. ACT with Writing scores can be used by students for college enrollment, scholarships and NCAA eligibility requirements. Scores can be sent to a maximum of four colleges based on the student’s choice. These colleges must be identified on the ACT answer sheet. Scores also will be mailed directly to the home address indicated on the ACT answer sheet 4-6 weeks after testing.

English: 75 items, 45 minutes. Math: 60 items, 60 minutes. Break: 15 minutes. Reading: 40 items, 35 minutes. Science: 40 items, 35 minutes. Break: 5 minutes. Writing: 1 prompt, 40 minutes. Testing for students with ACT-approved accommodation will be March 12-15 and 18-21.

What to bring on testing days:

  • ֱ issued electronic device (chrome book/laptop) and charging cord
  • Picture identification (school ID or driver’s license)
  • Two #2 pencils with erasers (not mechanical)
  • Calculator (personal calculators must be pre-approved)
  • Snack (during break only)

What NOT to bring on testing days:

  • Cellphones or other electronic devices
  • Watches
  • Scratch paper
  • Notes
  • Reading materials

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