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The ACT® with writing

  • The ACT tests include: Reading, Math, English, Science, Writing. 
  • The ACT with writing helps students understand what they need to learn next so they can build rigorous high school course plans and identify career areas that align with their interests.
  • Wisconsin high schools will be certified as ACT® state testing sites. Scores from the administration of the ACT with writing (if taken with ACT Standard Time or ACT-approved accommodations) can be used by students for a variety of purposes including college admission, scholarships, course placement, and NCAA eligibility. 
  • Wisconsin high school students will take the ACT with writing® at grade 11. The ACT is an in-person assessment that districts can administer on paper or online. Accommodations and EL supports are available in both testing formats.

What's New

ACT 2022 assessment dates now posted on the ACT Calendar webpage.


Quick Contacts

ACT State Testing Administration Customer Service
(800) 553-6244 ext 2800
Accommodation Questions
(800) 553-6244 ext 1788 

DPI Contacts

ACT Program Coordinator
General Information and Policies
(608) 266-1075
Phil Cranley
Data, Student Demographics and Privacy Issues
(608) 266-9798

Duane Dorn
Choice Program & Test Security
(608) 267-1069