ACT Test Date/Registration

The next ACT test date is scheduled for July 13th with a registration deadline of June 7th, 2024  (Late Fee registration period is June 7th – 21st).

Below is the ACT registration flyer, giving you instructions on how to register, as well as the preparation booklet.

JUNIORS are strongly encouraged to take the ACT by the end of your junior year. 

Click here to register

  • ACT CLUB: Why not build your ACT knowledge, confidence, and understanding a little bit each week instead of cramming right before the test? ACT club takes only twenty minutes, and we finish so early, you won’t even have to miss practice! Testing is timed, and students are assisted in improving their testing speed. When time is up, either Mrs. Smyth, Mrs. Wallace, or Mr. Buchanan is available to answer questions and help students analyze their answers. ACT club meets TUESDAYS from 2:50 to 3:10. It is important to show up to ACT Club as frequently as possible before you take the ACT test.
First Tuesday English/Reading (Mrs. Smyth’s Room)
Second Tuesday Math (Mr. Buchanan’s Room)
Third Tuesday Science (Mrs. Wallace’s Room)
Fourth Tuesday English/Reading (Mrs. Smyth’s Room)
Fifth Tuesday English/Reading (Mrs. Smyth’s Room)

 

Preparing for the ACT: https://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/Preparing-for-the-ACT.pdf

 

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College Board National Recognition Program

Congratulations to the 2023 @CollegeBoard’s National Recognition Program awardees! The honor recognizes their academic excellence and hard work in high school, and that’s a cause for celebration. Two students at Assumption High School earned academic honors from @CollegeBoard’s National Recognition Programs.

Bianca Connelly & Antonio (AJ) Vazquez

Find out how Bianca and AJ earned academic recognition for their hard work in class and on @CollegeBoard assessments: https://www.bigfuture.org/nrp

ZAPS – ACT Prep

Online Strategy Webinars – Register Now

With ZAPS® ACT strategy webinars, your child can participate in the same, top-quality ACT test preparation as a ZAPS ACT strategy seminar without leaving home.

Your student will learn:

  • The directions for each ACT question type to save time during the test
  • What to expect of the types of questions and difficulty level
  • How to use partial knowledge to gain points
  • Effective time management techniques
  • Specific techniques, strategies, and ACT study tips for each subtest
  • A plan for writing a high-scoring essay on any topic
  • How to effectively use study time in the days leading up to the test

You can expect your student’s instructor to be helpful, professional, and knowledgeable. ZAPS instructors are ACT test specialists, thoroughly trained in the ACT.

Your student will receive:

  • ZAPPING the ACT Study Guide, a comprehensive resource filled with all these benefits, and more:
    • ACT test tips and strategies
    • An extensive grammar review
    • Clear, concise instruction on how to score your best on the Enhanced Writing Test
    • Practice essay prompts and a Writer’s Checklist
    • A comprehensive mathematics review
    • Story problem strategies
    • Detailed answer explanations
    • An individual study plan for the days leading up to the test
  • Four ZAPPING the ACT Workout booklets, with six shortened practice tests each in English, Math, Reading, and Science for a total of 24 practice tests.

Requirements

For best results, your student will need the following:

  • A computer with high-speed Internet connection (Note: The recorded webinar cannot be viewed on a tablet or phone.)
  • A quiet location
  • A headset (extremely helpful, but optional)
  • A pen or pencil
  • A calculator (for the math section)
  • ZAPPING the ACT Study Guide and Workout booklets (be sure to sign up at least 5 business days prior to the webinar to receive materials on time)

Helpful, live customer service and tech support will be provided.

Recorded Webinars – Buy Now

If your student can’t attend a live webinar, a recorded webinar is a great solution. The webinar recording is available for viewing for one full year from the date of purchase.