ACT Registration

*Use the Eagle’s View Academy CEEB code 100822 when registering for test.

Length of ACT: 3 hours or 3 ½ hours which includes the optional writing section.

Cost of test: $39.50 or $56.50 which includes the writing section.

  • The ACT is accepted by almost all colleges across the U.S.
  • Each section is scored on a scale from 1-36, and then divided by the number of sections taken to arrive at a composite overall score of 1- 36.
  • There is not any penalty for wrong answers.
  • They do have a score choice option where you can choose which exam scores you would like to send to each college.
  • We recommend that you DO take the ACT WITH the writing portion, since many colleges require the writing section with your ACT score.
  • Since there are many questions for each section, it is beneficial to be a strong reader.
  • Fee waivers are available for low-income families. (2015-2016 ACT Fee Waiver Requirements)


ACT Sections

English: 75 questions (45 min.)

  • Sentence Structure, Grammar and Usage, Punctuation, Rhetorical Skills

Math: 60 questions (60 min.)

  •      Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry

Reading: 40 questions (35 min.).

  •      Passages based on Fiction, Social Science, Humanities, and Natural Sciences

Science: 40 questions (35 min.)

  •      Charts and Graphs, Experiments, and Conflicting Viewpoints

Optional Essay: sub score 2-12 counts for half of the English/Writing score (40 min.).(The essay is found at the end of the exam)