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Test Date

2019-2020 Test Dates (National)


Test Date                   Registration Deadline                (Late Fee Required)

September 14, 2019     August 16, 2019                       August 17-30, 2019
October 26, 2019        September 20, 2019                 September 21-October 4, 2019
December 14, 2019       November 8, 2019                   November 9-22, 2019
February 8, 2020        January 10, 2020                      January 11-17, 2020
April 4, 2020             February 28, 2020                         March 9-25, 2019
June 13, 2020               May 8, 2020                       February 29-March 13, 2020
July 18, 2020              June 19, 2020                          June 20-26, 2020

 

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 = 23

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 ACT
  • Attain a score of 3 or higher on at least two AP exams
  • 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 organizations
  • Be selected as a National Merit Finalist or Semi-Finalist 

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, and
  • have a minimum composite score of 29 on the ACT or 1280 on the SAT (math and critical reading only)

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 academic year.

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 15.

 

HOPE Scholarship

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 tech school).

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!

Online Resources

Analyze Ed (Yercad)

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.

 

Study.com

Free full-length ACT and subject tests

 

Testing & Education Reference Center

All Tennessee Residents have free access to this test preparation site through Testing & Education Reference Center! 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 site.

Testing & Education Reference Center 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 wheatleya@hcboe.net OR courterk@hcboe.net if you need any assistance!

 

Mometrix ACT Practice Tests & Concept Videos - no account needed

 

ACT Science Graph-Reading Practice

PrepScholar - How to Read Graphs, Tables, & Data

ACT YouTube Channel - Reading Graphs & Tables on the ACT Science Test

 

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 Library! 

Click here for a list! http://bit.ly/1dks1Xl