Testing Date: February 27, 2024 at 7:25 a.m.

    Who takes this exam: All 11th grade students

    The ACT will be administered to all 11th graders on February 27 at Sanderson as part of the North Carolina testing program. This will be an online test. If a current 11th grader is scheduled to take the ACT as part of the statewide administration, but they already have an ACT or SAT score that meets the college readiness benchmark, the student may apply for a test exception if they took the ACT or SAT prior to February 2, 2024. Please see the ACT Opt Out letter to learn more about the qualifications and the process to request permission to opt out.

    What to bring: Fully charged Chromebook, pencils, calculator, and photo ID.

    View the bell schedule here: Bell Schedule

    Make-up testing date - March 6

    Please contact our testing coordinator with any questions:


    Want to know more about the ACT?

    Are you curious about the difference between the SAT and the ACT? Here's a great breakdown of both: SAT vs. ACT 

    You can find all the resources above, as well as detailed information about each section of the ACT, and learn about the differences between the ACT and the SAT in our google folder here: ACT and SAT Resources

    ACT Academy

    The ACT Academy provides free, personalized resources for students preparing for the exam.  This overview (Links to an external site.) will provide students with basic information about what this service will provide.