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Phone: 1.309.266.7182

Fax: 1.309.263.2168

Absence: 1.309.263.0611



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ACT Testing 

This college readiness test is given on national test dates. This test can be taken at MHS and at other places in the area such at Illinois Central College and Bradley University. For more information on ACT and to register for the test, go to


The ACT has also provided a database of college preferences for the writing portion of the ACT here: 

ACT Aspire 

ACT Aspire assesses student readiness in English, math, reading, science, and writing and is given to students in 9th and 10th grade.  This testing is given during the regular school day in a digital format.  Score reports are available approximately 8 weeks after testing.


This optional test is given each fall to juniors. The cost of this test is $17 and it is a national merit scholarship qualifying test for the juniors taking this test. The results of this test also include projections of how a student will perform on the SAT.  Morton High School does not currently offer the PSAT 10.   Test Date: Fall of each school year

SAT Testing  

This test is now given at Morton High School in the Spring as Illinois's new college readiness exam.  Please see the College Board web site for more information.  Students can elect to take the test on additional national test dates at area high schools. 

ICC Placement Test  

This test is offered in the spring and in the fall each year. Juniors take this test if they plan to take an ICC dual credit course the next year. Seniors that plan to attend ICC also take this test. It is given at MHS as a convenience to families and there is not a charge. This is a computer based test.

Advanced Placement Test (AP)

This optional test is given in the spring to juniors and seniors. The cost of this test is $86 per exam. Students can take tests in various content areas to obtain college credit and/or to be placed in higher level courses in a content area when they enter college. Students can test in various areas of study and usually choose tests based on collegiate course focus. There is a pre-registration for this test and it was on March 19 this year. This pre-registration is required so MHS can order the specific tests students want to take. Students and parents can contact the MHS counseling office for more information about the many AP tests available.



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