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ACT (National Administration)

The ACT is a national college admissions examination. This test takes place on Saturdays around Mecklenburg county. Please go to http://www.act.org/ for more information.

The ACT includes 215 multiple-choice questions and takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete, including a short break (or just over four hours if you are taking the ACT Plus Writing). Actual testing time is 2 hours and 55 minutes (plus 30 minutes if you are taking the ACT Plus Writing).
For additional information regarding the ACT or testing students with disabilities, please refer to the ACT Homepage.

For Fee Waivers, please see Ms. Miller in A107.

ACT (State Administration)
North Carolina has recently added a new test to our calendar. All 11th graders are now required to take the ACT test. This is considered a state test and is administered on a school day by the school staff. Test results from the state administration of the ACT are college acceptable.

This test is being paid for by the state of North Carolina. You do not need to register online. South Meck High School will be applying for test accommodations for students with IEP's or 504 plans. ACT must approve testing accommodations for their test. If you have any questions regarding testing students with disabilities on the state ACT, please contact Elaine Miller at 980-343-3600.

The tentative tests dates are February 27 and March 20 (make ups).
Test scores will be mailed directly to the student approximately 5-8 weeks after the test date.

Obtaining Online ACT scores

To create an ACT account and obtain your ACT scores from March ACT offered to 11th graders, please do the following:
1. Visit www.actstudent.org
2. Create an account
a. When it asks you if you have registered for the ACT--Select NO.
b. When it asks you if you have taken the ACT--Select YES.
3. You will need your ACT code that is on your score report, or your Social Security Number, if you provided it, to access your scores.

PLEASE REMEMBER: South Mecklenburg High School cannot send scores to colleges for Admissions.