Webster Area School District

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Testing Information

Registering for the ACT

Webster Area High School code 421-400

Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required) Testing Centers
September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019 August 30, 2019 Aberdeen, Watertown
October 26, 2019* September 20, 2019 October4, 2019 Aberdeen, Watertown, Webster
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 22, 20119 Aberdeen, Watertown
February 8, 2020* January 10, 2020 January 17, 2020 Aberdeen, Watertown, Webster
April 4, 2020 Feb. 28, 2020 March 15, 2019 Aberdeen, Watertown
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 22, 2020 Aberdeen, Watertown


ACT Test - $50.50
This is the test

Late Fee - $30.00

ACT plus writing - $67.00
*This is only recommended for some colleges, mostly out of state. You can view the list of schools online that want this type of test by clicking on the ACT plus link. You can view the list of schools online that want this time of test by clicking on the ACT plus link.

Fee Waivers to pay for the tests are available for students that meet low income guide lines. See Mrs. Miller for details.

Register for the ACT College Board Exam online:

1. You will need a digital photograph with a close up of your face
2. Go to http://www.actstudent.org
3. Create an account or log in to an existing account
4. Click Registration on the menu under the ACT logo
5. Choose the "sign up online" option
6. Complete the application

Online registration is faster than the mail option and has the same fees. The student will know immediately if the preferred test center has seating available. The admission ticket can be printed from the website.

*Extended time may be available for those that qualify on an IEP.
Please see Ms. Doty or Mrs. Miller for more information.

Technical Institute Entrance Test Information

SENIORS: For students planning to apply at Lake Area Tech, Watertown, and have not taken ACTs or don't plan to take them--you will need to take the KAPLAN, TABE or COMPASS tests...Mrs. Miller will make appointments for testing. You will be given the TABE or COMPASS depending on your anticipated program of study.

No cost for the TABE and Compass testing for students that have applied to the technical institute.

KAPLAN exams are $35 and must be paid prior to exam. (for Nursing)

Students are allowed to test twice in a calendar year. No minimum number of days between Compass and TABE tests. CNET and KAPLAN require 30 days between tests because it is the same test given twice.

The following programs require the TABE test if an ACT score is low or not available: Automotive Technology, Building Trades Technology, Cosmetology, Custom Paint & Fab., Dental Assisting, Diesel Technology, Human Services Technician, Precision Machining and Welding Technology

The following programs require the Compass test if and ACT score is low or not available: Agriculture, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Business Associate, Computer Information Systems, Drafting Technology, Electronic Systems Technology, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Technology, Energy Operations, Energy Technology, Financial Services, Human Services Academic, Medical Assisting, Med/Fire Rescue, Medical Lab Tech, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant, and Robotics.

James Block, Superintendent / HS Principal
Craig Case, Elementary / MS Principal
Lori O'Farrell, Business Manager
Amy Miller, Assistant HS Principal / Student Services Director
Tammy Block, Technology Coordinator
102 East 9th Avenue
Webster, SD 57274
Telephone (605) 345-3548
Fax (605) 345-4421
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