ACT Requirements


Important information for LSHS Juniors regarding February 25th Statewide Optional ACT Test


On Tuesday, February 25, 2020 all juniors have the option to take the college entrance exam ACT plus Writing at Lakeville South High School free of charge. Students who wish to take the test during the school day on February 28th will need to sign up through the district’s FeePay system. There is no charge for the Statewide ACT test and scores are reportable to Post Secondary Institutions. Students can select up to four colleges to receive the scores at no charge. 

Week of February 17th – 21st:  Non-Test Portions of the ACT

Purpose: All juniors will complete the non-test portions of the ACT in the Lecture Hall.

The ACT plus Writing scores may be used for college reporting. Students can select up to four colleges to receive the scores at no charge.

**Please discuss this with your student prior to February 1st. **

February 25:  Statewide ACT plus Writing 

Details:  All juniors who are testing ideally will report by 7:45am to their designated testing area or should be in their seat no later than 8:00am.  Designated testing areas will be posted outside of Student Services a week before testing. Busses will run on a regular schedule. Students should bring a scientific calculator (students can check on if a calculator is ACT approved), two #2 pencils (mechanical pencils are NOT allowed), and a photo ID.  A limited number of calculators will be available for students. NO CELL PHONES ARE ALLOWED.  There will be one 15-minute break. Students are encouraged to bring snacks for the break. Lunch will be served at approximately 1:00 pm. Students have the option to eat lunch at school or leave campus for the day. 

May – June:  ACT score reports will be mailed to individual households

Details:  ACT will mail a paper copy of each score report directly to the address the student reported on the non-test portion of the exam within 3-8 weeks of the administration of the exam. 
Please note: Additional details about schedules for each of these events will be included in daily announcements. 

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