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  • North High School
    Principal: Jay Chelf
    626 West 53rd Street
    Davenport, IA 52806
    Phone: (563) 723-5500
    Fax:  (563) 445-5953
  • National Testing



    ACT:  Most colleges will require an ACT score upon application for admission.  ACT is a curriculum-based test that measures skill in English, math, reading and science.  There is an optional writing assessment that students may wish to take.  Test preparation booklets and “how to sign up for the ACT tests” flyers are available in the guidance office.   Registration and test dates are on line at www.actstudent.org/start

    ACT Test Dates for 2019-2020


    Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
    October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019 October 4, 2019
    December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 22, 2019
    February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 17, 2020
    April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020 March 13, 2020
    June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 22, 2020


    SAT: Some colleges require a SAT score for admittance.  The SAT I test measures verbal and math reasoning that develop over time.  SATII subject tests measure knowledge and the ability to apply that knowledge.  Students may register on-line at www.collegeboard.com.

    SAT Test Dates for 2018-19

    Test Date Registration Deadline
    October 6, 2018 September 7, 2018
    November 3, 2018 October 5, 2018
    December 1, 2018 November 2, 2018
    March 9, 2019 February 8, 2019

    PSAT Test

    The PSAT Test lets you:

    • Prepare for taking the SAT test
    • Assess your skills in three academic areas: verbal reasoning, mathematical reasoning and writing
    • Enter scholarship and recognition programs
    • Receive information from Colleges through Student Search Service.
    • Compare your academic skills with those of other students who are considering college


    AP Tests:  AP tests are available to students who have completed an AP course of study.  These tests are given on the national testing dates in May and are administered by DSCD counselors and staff.