ACT Test Preparation
2016-2017 ACT Test & Registration Dates
||(Late Fee Required)
|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, 2016
||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
Earning a high score on the ACT comes with many benefits!!
To Graduate with Honors, students must
score at or above all subject area readiness benchmarks on the
ACT. English = 18, Mathematics = 22, Reading = 22, Science =
To Graduate with Distinction, students must
attain a B average (GPA of 3.0 or higher) and complete at least one
of the following:
- Attain a 31 or higher composite score on the
- Attain a score of 3 or higher on at least two AP
- Earn 12 or more semester hours of
transcripted postsecondary credit (college credit)
- Earn a nationally recognized industry certification
- Participate in one of the Governor's Schools
- Participate in one of the state's All State musical
- Be selected as a National Merit Finalist or
Ned McWherter Scholars Program
Another reason to do well on the ACT!!
To apply, you must
- be a resident of Tennessee, a U.S. citizen or permanent
resident, and attend an eligible Tennessee college or university
full time, and
- have at least a 3.5 unweighted cumulative grade point average,
- have a minimum composite score of 29 on the
ACT or 1280 on the SAT (math and critical reading
The award is $6,000 per academic year, $3,000 from the State of
Tennessee and $3,000 from the college or university attended.
Awards are made in equal installments each term throughout the
The award may be renewed three times for a total of four years.
The recipient must maintain at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point
average and attend full-time to remain eligible.
Applications are available by clicking on this link http://www.tn.gov/collegepays/article/ned-mcwherter-scholars-program.
Awards are very competitive and are based on limited funding.
Renewal applicants are given first priority. TSAC must receive the
completed application and required attachments by February
The HOPE Scholarship
provides up to $1,750 per semester your freshman & sophomore
year, then $2,250 per semester your junior & senior year at
4-year or 2-year TN colleges with on-campus housing OR $1,500 per
semester for 2-years at a 2-year institution (community college or
To qualify for the HOPE, students must have either a minimum of
a 21 on the ACT OR a minimum 3.0 GPA.
East High students have access to many different resources for
ACT Test Preparation!
Current Juniors have access to individualized ACT Prep through
Analyze Ed. Individual logins are available from each
student's STORM teacher. Students use their login
at http://www.yercad.com/login.php to access their diagnostic
test score & videos for skills review/instruction.
All Tennessee Residents have free
access to this test preparation site through Tennessee
Electronic Library! Create your own free account
to take practice AP tests, SAT, ACT, civil service, and other
tests. This link goes directly to the College Prep section of the
Learning Express Library contains 4 practice tests for each
section of the ACT, as well as self-paced eCourses, which contain a
pretest, review of skills, an/samo/#contentd posttest for each
section of the ACT.
Please contact one of your librarians at firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com if you need
ACT Science Graph-Reading Practice
PrepScholar - How to Read
Graphs, Tables, & Data
Channel - Reading Graphs & Tables on the ACT Science
ACT Prep Books
You can also check out print ACT Prep Books and pick up the
Preparing For the ACT pamphlet in your Morristown East High
Click here for a list! http://bit.ly/1dks1Xl