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Guidance - ACT

The ACT is given at Madison Central on each National Test date, except for April and July.

MCHS school code is: 182-278

MCHS test center code is: 238320


June ACT:  The deadline to register for the June 9th ACT is May 4th. Go to www.act.org to register. The June test is offered at Madison Central.


2017-2018 Test Dates:


Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline:
October 28, 2017 September 22, 2017 September 23-October 6, 2017
December 9, 2017 November 3, 2017 November 4-17, 2017
February 10, 2018 January 12, 2018 January 13-19, 2018
April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018 March 10-23, 2018

June 9, 2018

May 4, 2018

May 5-18, 2018

July 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 June 16-22, 2018


ACT Benchmarks:

Test ACT Score
English 18
Reading 21
Mathematics 22
Science 24


ACT Fee Waivers:
Juniors and Seniors who receive free or reduced lunch based on the HIF form are eligible for up to 2 ACT fee waivers during high school. See your Guidance Counselor for an application.


ACT ID:  Anyone taking the ACT exam on a Saturday is required to show a Photo ID.  This can be an original and current permit, license, passport, or school ID.  If you do not have any of these forms of ID, see your counselor prior to the test date for an ACT Student Identification Form.  This form will serve as an ID for admission.

Residual ACT at EKU:

Eastern Kentucky University provides Residual ACT testing services to enrolled, admitted, or applicant students who are unable to take the ACT Assessment on a national test date. This service is provided at the Richmond, Corbin, Danville and Manchester sites. Residual ACT testing is restricted to on-campus/site administrations. Test results are valid only at EKU and cannot be transferred to any other institution or agency. If you wish to retake the Residual ACT, you must wait 60 days between test participations. Phone the Academic Testing office at 859-622-1281 for information or to make a testing appointment. Information can also be obtained by phoning Corbin (859-622-6640 or 606-528-0551), Danville (859-622-6637), or Manchester (606-598-8122). [Due to University administrative limitations dates are subject to change.]


Detailed information may be found at EKU Residual ACT webpage.