The ACT Assessment® is designed to assess high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. The tests cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science reasoning.

  • The ACT is an admission requirement for all schools in the University of Wisconsin System, including the two-year centers.
  • Juniors are required to take the ACT test when given in the spring.
  • ACT scores will be sent free to four institutions or scholarship programs.
  • The ACT costs
  • WaupunArea Jr./Sr. High School does testing at their school on June 13, 2020

2019-20 ACT Test Dates

You can register online at the  ACT Website to get to the test center locator.

TestDate GivenRegistration Deadline
ACTSeptember 14, 2019August 16, 2019
ACTOctober 26, 2019September 20, 2019
ACTDecember 14, 2019November 8, 2019
ACTFebruary 8, 2020January 10, 2020
ACTApril 4, 2020February 28, 2020
ACTJune 13, 2020May 8, 2020
ACTJuly 18, 2020June 19, 2020
College Entrance Exams

For admission to most colleges on the western and eastern United States your child will need to take the SAT 

SAT  * Register online, take practice tests, get your SAT question of the day, check test dates and centers, and get and send scores.

SAT Registration Online


Accuplacer Test


PSAT/NMSQT Test for Juniors

What is the PSAT test and why should I take it?

AP Testing for Juniors and Seniors

Why should I take an AP test?

When can I take the test and how much is it?

UW-System Freshman Placement Testing

Testing and Evaluating Services

Testing Resources

ASVAB Program - This site has ASVAB information, career exploration, and planning for the future.

ASVAB Test Prep

Educational Testing Service - Information on AP tests, SAT, TOEFL, GMAT & GRE.

Peterson's - Information on ACT, SAT, and PSAT. Also includes practice exams, purchase test prep materials, and there is a college search and planning component.

PSAT- This is a direct link to PSAT information. The PSAT is a test that is given to juniors in October. It is also the qualifier for the National Merit Scholarship. This site includes online test review questions.

Varsity Learning Tools practice tests and problems for Common Core and standardized tests like the ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, ISEE, and SSAT.