Students wishing to attend a four-year university are required to take the ACT test. There are limited fee waivers for the test. Contact Mrs. McKinnon, Registrar in the Guidance Office, for more information. Students interested in taking the ACT test can use the following testing schedule:
|TEST DATE||REGISTRATION DEADLINE||LATE FEE REQUIRED|
|September 9, 2017||August 4, 2017||August 5–August 18, 2017|
|October 28, 2017||September 22, 2017||September 23–October 6, 2017|
|December 9, 2017||November 3, 2017||November 4–17, 2017|
|February 10, 2018||January 12, 2018||January 13–19, 2018|
|April 14, 2018||March 9, 2018||March 10-18, 2018|
|June 9, 2018 @ IHCC||May 4, 2018||May 5–18, 2018|
Register online www.act.org – Fee $46 / $62.50 with Essay
OHS Test Center Code =175640
Students interested in test preparation options can use the links below:
- Ottumwa High School ACT Test Preparation course each fall semester, students in grades 10-12. This course fulfills one (1) elective credit towards their graduation requirements.
- Students can enroll in a free, online Plato course to prepare for the ACT. This is a self-paced, online program. See the Plato teacher to register.
Both www.act.org and www.collegeboard.com have study resources on their websites.