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Test Information: ACT consists of tests in the areas of English, mathematics, reading, science, and writing. Students will receive breakfast, and lunch will be served at every building. The entire administration process will take approximately five hours to complete.
Transportation: Buses will run as normal for all high schools and students will have the opportunity to stay for lunch and regular dismissal at 3:05 PM. Building principals will provide information regarding post-test activities and release information.
Attendance: Attendance is extremely important on Tuesday, April 2. This is an opportunity for all juniors to take the ACT. Students will be able to use ACT scores for college admissions and scholarship applications. A student's ACT score can validate his/her college plans while other students may see college as an option they had not previously considered.
What NOT to Bring to the Test: All buildings will complete a paper/pencil version of the ACT. Students do not need to bring anything to the test. Cell phones or electronic devices which include smartwatches. fitness bands. and any other device with recording. internet. or communication capabilities ·are not permitted in the testing rooms. Getting a good night of sleep and arriving on time are important for a smooth testing process.
How to Prepare: The OPS Research Division has provided access to ACT Online Prep (AOP) for every student and the accounts can be accessed at http://onlineprep.act.org. Students use their OPS email: (userlD@ops.org) and their OPS identification number (as their password) to log in.
An ACT overview presentation and other testing resources can be found here or by contacting your student's school. Thank you for your continued efforts to assist students in preparing for the ACT on Tuesday, April 2.