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Saturday ACT (National Testing)

Please note: Saturday National Testing ACT is not provided by CHSD 218--students who wish to test on Saturday National Testing ACT dates must register through the ACT site and pay the associated fees. COVID precautions will be in place for all Saturday National Testing ACT administrations in accordance with CDC, IDPH, and CCDPH guidance including, at minimum, masking and social distancing of 3 feet or greater. Saturday National Testing ACT exams DO NOT satisfy the Illinois SAT Testing graduation requirement.
Assessment Name
  • ACT
Vendor/Overseen by
  • ACT
Testing Date(s) for 2021-2022 School Year
Saturday National Testing ACT is conducted at Alan B. Shepard High School, Dwight D. Eisenhower High School, and Harold L. Richards High School. Please note that individual buildings do not offer testing for every test date.
  • September 11, 2021 - Shepard, Eisenhower, Richards
  • October 23, 2021 - Eisenhower 
  • December 11, 2021 - Eisenhower and Richards
  • February 12, 2022 - Eisenhower and Richards
  • April 2, 2022 - Shepard and Eisenhower
  • June 11, 2022 - Eisenhower and Richards
Students Taking
Purpose and Description
  • Used as a standards-based assessment of student learning in ELA and math
  • Used as a college entrance exam
  • Administered as paper-pencil assessment with some technological accommodations for specific students
Estimated Time
  • 4.5 hours
Interpreting Scores
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