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 6, 2016* January 8, 2016 January 9–15, 2016
April 9, 2016 March 4, 2016 March 5–18, 2016
June 11, 2016** May 6, 2016 May 7–20, 2016

 

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.

  • No dates set

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.

  • No dates set.
  • Registration in Suite 237 at 7:30 AM
    This center accepts cash ONLY

Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (Oxford): Room 153 at 7:45 a.m. on dates below:

  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016
  • Room 153
  • Contact Brenda Holmes to register. Phone (662) 238-7952
  • This center accepts $40 cash ONLY.
  • #2 pencils ACT approved calculator NO cell phones

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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