The ACT College Entrance Test

The ACT College Entrance Test is for Juniors and Seniors planning on going to a four year college after high school. The registration fee for taking the Basic level test is $60. The Basic level test plus the Writing test fee is $85.

Test dates and registration deadlines for the current year are shown below. Be sure to put West Lyon's school code on your registration packet so that we will receive a copy of your ACT score for purposes of sending it out to colleges with your transcript.

West Lyon School Code: 162-140

Test Dates Registration Deadlines
September 11, 2021  August 16, 2019
October 23, 2021 September 17, 2021
December 11, 2021 November 5, 2021
February 12, 2022 January 7, 2022
April 2, 2022 Feb 25, 2022
June 11, 2022 May 6, 2022

You can register for the ACT online and find free practice test information online at

West Lyon ACT Prep for 2021-2022

West Lyon will once again provide preparation for our students taking the ACT test in April 2019.  Sessions will be provided by classroom teachers to help students work through example test questions and test taking techniques.  Subject areas that will be covered are Math, Science, Reading, Writing and general test taking skills.  These sessions will be offered half days during the school day on the following dates:

Friday's, March 18, 25 & Wed, March 30


ACT Online Prep

In addition to some online preparation tools available at the website, and there are also online preparation questions available at .'s online test preparation courses are totally free! By creating an account you can access a customized course that includes user-friendly tutorials, practice sessions that dynamically adapt to each student's ability level, a vocabulary builder, and more.

Check these websites out.  Who knows, they may improve your ACT score next time!