Enrolling in ACT District Testing

We are excited that you want to be a part of the ACT District Testing program. After reviewing the information below, click the “Start Enrollment” button to complete a brief enrollment form.

2019-2020 Pricing
The ACT $45.50 Additional discounts available for districts with 50%-100% of students in the Free and Reduced Lunch Program (FRLP)


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The ACT with writing $59.00

Start the enrollment form by entering your email below:


Before you begin, identify the following:
  1. Contract Authority - the person and contact information who has the authority to authorize the ACT District Testing contract
  2. Program Administrator - the person who will establish the ACT District Testing program at your school(s) and will receive initial communications from ACT
  3. Number of schools - the number of schools the contract will cover
  4. Estimated number of students who will take the ACT test
  5. Percentage of students who qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch Programs
  6. Desired Testing Dates - select from testing dates table:

Test Session Registration, Contract, and
School List Deadline *
Paper Test Date Online Testing Window
Fall 2019 August 16, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 (Initial)
Oct 15, 2019 (Makeup)
N/A
Early Spring 2020 January 10, 2020 Feb 25, 2020 (Initial)
Mar 10, 2020 (Makeup)
Feb 25-27, 2020 (Initial)
Mar 3-5, 2020 (Initial)
Mar 10-12, 2020 (Makeup)
Mar 17-19, 2020 (Makeup)
Late Spring 2020 February 7, 2020 Mar 24, 2020 (Initial)
Apr 7, 2020 (Makeup)
Mar 24-26, 2020 (Initial)
Mar 31-Apr 2, 2020 (Initial)
Apr 7-9, 2020 (Makeup)
Apr 14-16, 2020 (Makeup)
Late April 2020
(Online Only)
March 20, 2020 N/A Apr 21-23, 2020
Apr 28-30, 2020
Fall 2020 TBD October 6, 2020 (Initial)
October 20, 2020 (Makeup)
N/A
Early Spring 2021 TBD March 2, 2021 (Initial)
March 16, 2021 (Makeup)
March 2-4, 2021 (Initial)
March 9-11, 2021 (Initial)
March 16-18, 2021 (Makeup)
March 23-25, 2021 (Makeup)
Late Spring 2021 TBD March 30, 2021 (Initial)
April 13, 2021 (Makeup)
March 30-31, 2021 (Initial)
April 1, 2021 (Initial)
April 6-8, 2021 (Initial)
April 13-15, 2021 (Makeup)
April 20-22, 2021 (Makeup)
Late April 2021 TBD N/A April 20-22 2021 (Initial)
April 27-29 2021 (Initial)
* This deadline is the date a signed contract and list of participating schools is required. It is possible to register, sign the contract, and submit a list of participating schools the same day using a digital signature


We look forward to your participation in the ACT District Testing program! Meanwhile, visit this page to learn more about the District Testing program.


New This Year for the ACT District Testing Program:
⭐ Online Reporting  
The roll out for online reporting has begun! Watch for communications over the upcoming months on how to gain access to our easy-to-use system that provides student level data that can be aggregated, viewed, and downloaded in customized ways to gain deeper insights.
⭐ Bundled Pricing  
Order ACT District Testing and PreACT® and/or PreACT® 8/9 together to receive bundled pricing discounts!



Must have an ACT District Testing contract to receive discounted pricing. Bundled discount is $1.00 off/student on the PreACT and/or PreACT 8/9. No discount code necessary, billing will be adjusted appropriately.
⭐ English Language
Learner Toolkit
ACT provides accommodations to U.S. students who are English learners (EL). These tools will help schools understand ways to use these supports that ensure the ACT scores earned by EL students accurately reflect what they have learned in school.

View the toolkit
⭐ Additional Testing Window Available
Increased administration flexibility will be offered with the new Late April 2020—Online-only test date option offered April 21 - April 23, 2020 and April 28 - April 30, 2020.
⭐ Price Lock Option  
Have the assurance of the same pricing for the next 3 years with our new 3-year contract option.
⭐ Student Data Upload Invoicing
District testing invoicing is now based on a school’s enrollment count in PearsonAccessnext™

Tips for an Accurate Enrollment Count
⭐ Coming Soon  
ACT Student Success Toolkits

Resources to help recognize students that take the ACT.



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