State-Funded ACT Tests

State law requires districts and community schools to administer the state-funded ACT or SAT to all grade 11 students in the spring of the school year. Each year, districts and schools will select the test to administer to their juniors. | Notice to JVSD & ESC superintendents

ACT Test Dates

As part of their state testing programs, ACT has provided the test dates for the 2021 administration of the state-funded tests*. Districts and schools can use all the testing windows, as specified below. 

SPRING 2021 ACT TEST DATES*

Paper Testing – February 23, 2021
Online Testing – February 23-25 and March 2-4, 2021
Accommodated Testing – February 23-26 and March 1-5, 2021
 
Paper Testing – March 9, 2021
Online Testing – March 9-11 and March 16-18, 2021
Accommodated Testing – March 9-12 and March 15-19, 2021
 
Paper Testing – March 23, 2021
Online Testing – March 23-25 and March 30-31 & April 1, 2021
Accommodated Testing – March 23-26 and March 29-31 & April 1-2, 2021

*All Windows are available upon following ACT's guidelines and timelines.

Spring 2022 Test Windows

Districts choose test mode (paper or online) and then the start date. All of the subsequent dates for the particular mode chosen are available for testing.*

Paper:
  • March 1, 2022
    • accommodated March 1-4 and 7-11, 2022
  • March 15, 2022
    • accommodated March 15-18 and 21-25, 2022
  • March 29, 2022
    • accommodated March 29-31, April 1, and April 4-8, 2022
Online (including accommodated):
  • March 1-3 and 8-10, 2022
  • March 15-17 and 22-24, 2022
  • March 29-31 and April 5-7, 2022
*See Ohio ACT State Testing webpage for rules/requirements.
 

All LEAs should make sure they have a current email address in OEDS
(OEDS.ContactUs@education.ohio.gov) and with the Ohio-K12 Help Desk (Support@ohio-k12.help). 

Please direct questions about ACT test administration to statetesting@act.org or call 800-553-6244 Ext. 2800.

Please direct questions about graduation requirements to gradrequirements@education.ohio.gov.

Last Modified: 3/24/2021 8:33:28 AM