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 $46.00. The Basic level test plus the Writing test fee is $62.50.

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 9, 2017  August 4, 2017
October 28, 2017 September 22, 2017
December 9, 2017 November 3, 2017
February 10, 2018 January 12, 2018
April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018
June 10, 2017 May 5, 2017

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

West Lyon ACT Prep for 2017-2018

West Lyon will once again provide preparation for our students taking the ACT test in the winter of 2015.  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 23, 29 and April 6


ACT Online Prep

In addition to some online preparation tools available at the website, there are also online preparation questions available at and'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. 

"I Have A Plan" Act prep is new.  After getting on the IHAPI website look for the green "Prepare for the ACT or SAT" link towards the bottom left of the screen.

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