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Onaga School Code is 172245 for both the ACT and the SAT

ACT Test                               

Most Midwest colleges and universities, including Kansas, require enrollees to take the ACT (American College Test) which is given several times each year.    The ACT also has a writing test available.  Students will need to check the admission requirements to determine if the writing portion of the test is needed for the school of their choice.  The Onaga High School code number required for registration is 172-245.  The ACT test schedule is as follows:

            Test Date                                Registration Deadline                                              (Late Fee Required)

            December 9, 2017                  November 3, 2017                                                 November 4-17, 2017

            February 10, 2018                  January 12, 2018                                                    January 13-19, 2018

            April 14, 2018                          March 9, 2018                                                        March 10-23, 2018

            June 9, 2018                           May 4, 2018                                                            May 5-18, 2018

            July 14, 2018                          June 15, 2018                                                        June 16-22, 2018


The fast way to register for the test is online at www.actstudent.org.  The fee of $46.00 entitles the senior to have the report sent to four colleges or agencies.  A wavier is available for students with financial needs please see Mrs. Haug for more information.  An additional fee is charged for late registration.  If possible, seniors should make arrangements to take the test either in October or December so they have the information when filling out post-secondary applications and scholarships forms.    For information on the   ACT go to  http://www.actstudent.org


SAT  Test

Some students each year find it necessary to take the SAT I (Scholastic Aptitude Test I) to meet certain scholarship requirements, to apply for admission to colleges outside the Midwest region, or to gain additional test experience and scores.  The registration site available for the SAT can be found at:  www.sat.collegeboard.org. Once again, the registration code number for Onaga High School is 172-245. The 2016–2017 SAT test schedule can be found on the web site.  Please see Mrs. Haug for additional information.


ACT / SAT Test Taking Help Available

When students register for either the ACT or SAT, they can find information on the respective sites which explain test-taking strategies and provide sample tests.  A free sample ACT test is available from Mrs. Haug, in addition to other prep materials.  We advise students to carefully read the instructions, review sample tests, and use the materials available to carefully prepare for these important tests.