Fort Dodge Community School District

Return to Learn Plan

College Entrance Tests

If planning to attend or take Iowa Central classes while in high school, students need to take the ALEKS test and Accuplacer test.  These tests can be arranged in the counseling office.

Please click this link for the placement chart http://www.iowacentral.edu/ARC/MandatoryPlacementChart.pdf

If you are planning to attend a 4 year college, you need to take a college entrance test.  You can either take the ACT or SAT. The ACT is the most widely accepted entrance exam.  You can get registration material in the counseling office. Upcoming test dates are listed below.

Testing Dates

Test Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Period** Location
ACT December 12, 2020 November 6, 2020 November 20, 2020 FDSH
ACT February 6, 2021 January 8, 2021 January 15, 2021 FDSH
ACT April 17, 2021 March 12, 2021 March 26, 2021 FDSH
ACT June 12, 2021 May 7, 2021 May 21, 2021 FDSH
SAT November 7, 2020 October 7, 2020 October 27, 2020 FDSH
SAT June 5, 2021 May 6, 2021 May 26, 2021 FDSH

Study Help for the Tests

ACT practice questions and strategies (opens new window)

ASVAB practice test app for iPads and iPhones

Math Practice for ACT

ACT Profile provides another means to explore student strengths and interests in regards to careers, colleges, and major interests. Students create their own account and then explore  www.actprofile.com (opens new window)

For More Information

ACT (opens new window)

SAT (opens new window)

 

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