ACT

Northwest offers the ACT (American College Testing), both National and Residual, on regularly scheduled dates.

National ACT  Testing Dates

Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
February 7, 2015* January 9, 2015 January 10–16, 2015
April 18, 2015 March 13, 2015 March 14–27, 2015
June 13, 2015 May 8, 2015 May 9–22, 2015

 

To register, go to this website location: http://www.actstudent.org/regist/

Registration forms may also be obtained at your high school or from the Student Development Center.


Residual ACT

FEES & APPLICATION

  • The fee is $40.00 cash or money order only.
  • LYTC  (Oxford) and the DeSoto Center accept cash only.
  • Students may not take the Residual ACT test twice within a 60 day period.
  • An application for admission must be on file, before the test date.
  • Students must present a valid photo ID at the test.

Testing Dates & Locations

Senatobia: Library Lab in room 106 of Tate hall.  

Test begins at 8 am.  Students should arrive between 7:30 and 7:45 to be checked in.

  • January  7, 2015

DeSoto (Southaven): Student Development Center – Suite 237

Test begins at 8 am. Students should arrive between 7:30 and 7:45 to be checked in.

  • dates not set
  • This center accepts cash ONLY

Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (Oxford): Room 122 at 7:45 a.m. on dates below:

  • dates not set
  • Contact Brenda Holmes to register. Phone (662) 238-7952
  • This center accepts cash ONLY.

Important notes

  • Permitted calculators are listed on the ACT website. Use of a prohibited calculator is not permitted. Below is a list of prohibited calculators.
    • calculators with built-in computer algebra systems Prohibited calculators in this category include:
      • Texas Instruments: All model numbers that begin with TI-89 or TI-92 and the TI-Nspire CAS—Note: The TI-Nspire (non-CAS) is permitted.
      • Hewlett-Packard: HP 48GII and all model numbers that begin with HP 40G, HP 49G, or HP 50G
      • Casio: Algebra fx 2.0, ClassPad 300 and ClassPad 330, and all model numbers that begin with CFX-9970G
    • handheld, tablet, or laptop computers, including PDAs
    • electronic writing pads or pen-input devices—Note: The Sharp EL 9600 is permitted.
    • calculators built into cell phones or any other electronic communication devices
    • calculators with a typewriter keypad (letter keys in QWERTY format)—Note: Letter keys not in QWERTY format are permitted.

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