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Colleges and universities will look at ACT scores in considering students for admissions as well as possible scholarship opportunities.

In Mississippi, all Junior students are administered the American College Test (ACT) in the spring. The 2017 test will be given February 28 during the regular school day.  The test is designed to test student skill levels in English, math, reading and science reasoning. The composite test score will range from 1-36 and the average scores fall between 17-23. Students can also register to take the test in addition to the test administered at FCAHS during student’s Junior year. Further information about the test and registration is available on the ACT website*.

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FCAHS School Code: 250360 Test Center Code: 188420 Test Fee: $42.50

Test sites vary.  Please see the ACT website for more information.

   Test Date

Registration Deadline

(Late Fee Required)

October 22, 2016

September16, 2016

September 17- 30

December 10, 2016

November 4, 2016

November  5 -18

February 11, 2017

January 13, 2017

January 14-20

April 8, 2017

March 3, 2017

March 4-17

June 10, 2017

May 5, 2017

May 6-19