ACT Prep

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.


Register Now for the ACT Test!

East High School Code: 431585

East High Test Center Code: 185010


2022 Test Dates (National)

Test Date Registration Deadline(Late Fee Required)
February 12, 2022January 7, 2022January 21, 2022
April 2, 2022February 25, 2022March 11, 2022
June 11, 2022May 6, 2022May 20, 2022
July 16, 2022June 11, 2022June 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 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:
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 OR 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 from your Morristown East High Library!