• SAT and ACT Information

    The SAT and ACT are standardized tests designed to assess a student's academic readiness for college. Test scores are one of many factors that colleges consider when making their admission decisions.

    Why should I take the ACT?
    Why should I take the SAT?
    SAT vs. ACT - a comparison by The Princeton Review®
    • Students applying to 4-year colleges should take the SAT and/or ACT, and in an effort to increase college admissions rates, the Dallas ISD pays for all juniors to take the SAT in the spring, and for all seniors to take the ACT in the fall. Both exams are administered during the regular school day.
    • The district funds test prep courses annually, allowing high school students to receive SAT and ACT test prep at no cost.

    The ACT is an assessment created and administered by ACT, Inc. and is one of the exams used to gain entrance into a four-year university, obtain scholarships, and/or assess their college and career readiness. In an effort to meet the testing needs of our students across the District, below you will find ACT testing sites, testing codes, registration deadlines, and testing dates for the 2022-2023 school year. Dallas ISD has two testing locations for Saturdays and one identified location for Sundays. Please note, unlike recent years, Dallas ISD will not host in-school ACT testing days, so it is critically important that seniors are well informed to participate if they choose

     

    National ACT Testing Sites and Dates

    Dallas ISD ACT Testing Site

    Testing Code

    Registration Deadline

    Test Date

    David W. Carter High School 

    1819 W Wheatland Rd

    Dallas, TX 75232

    161400

    DEADLINE:

    11/04/2022

    05/05/2023

    06/16/2023

    SATURDAYS:

    12/10/2022

    06/10/2023

    07/15/2023

    W. W. Samuell High School

    8928 Palisade Dr

    Dallas, TX 75217

     

    229250

    DEADLINE:

    09/16/2022

    11/04/2022

    01/06/2023

    03/10/2023

    06/16/2023

    SATURDAYS:

    10/22/2022

    12/10/2022

    02/11/2023

    04/15/2023

    07/15/2023

    W. W. Samuell High School

    8928 Palisade Dr

    Dallas, TX 75217

    229251

    DEADLINE:

    09/16/2022

    11/04/2022

    01/06/2023

    03/10/2023

    SUNDAYS:

    10/23/2022

    12/11/2022

    02/12/2023

    04/16/2023

     

    For more information on ACT Testing registration, testing centers, and deadlines, please click the following link: ACT Information

    If you have any questions or are interested in becoming an unlisted test center, please contact Aren Robinson, Post Secondary Partnerships and Programs, Coordinator, at arenrobinson@dallasisd.org or Zoraya Holmes, Counseling Services Coordinator, at ztorres@dallasisd.org


    SAT Testing Dates

    SAT National Testing Day - November 5, 2022

    SAT National Testing Day - December 3, 2022

    SAT In-School Testing Day - March 1, 2023