After School ACT Tutoring Program begins April 27, 2021!
Click here for ACT Tutoring Program Flyer - PDF
The updated ACT Toolkit for 2021 is now available. All Tennessee students are required to participate in a postsecondary readiness assessment, such as the ACT, as a graduation requirement.
The ACT Toolkit provides practical information for students, parents, and educators regarding registering and preparing for the ACT. The toolkit can be found here.
East High School Code: 431585
East High Test Center Code: 185010
2022 Test Dates (National)
|Test Date||Registration Deadline||(Late Fee Required)|
|February 12, 2022||January 7, 2022||January 21, 2022|
|April 2, 2022||February 25, 2022||March 11, 2022|
|June 11, 2022||May 6, 2022||May 20, 2022|
|July 16, 2022||June 11, 2022||June 24, 2022|
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.
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!
Free full-length ACT and subject tests
Peterson's Test and Career Prep
All Tennessee residents have free access to this test preparation site through TEL! Create your own free account to take practice AP tests, SAT, ACT, civil service, and other tests.
Please contact one of your librarians at firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com if you need any assistance!
Mometrix ACT Practice Tests & Concept Videos - no account needed
ACT Science Graph-Reading Practice
You can also check out print ACT Prep Books from your Morristown East High Library!