Educational Testing


Educational Testing Location (ACT & EXPLORE)

The Einstein Academy is a recognized center for the ACT and EXPLORE test.

ACT Testing


The ACT is an achievement test that measures what a student has learned in school. The ACT has up to 5 components: English, Mathematics, Reading, Science, and an optional Writing Test. You take the ACT Writing Test only if required by the college(s) you're applying to. Read more about taking the ACT

The Einstein Academy Test Code:


Important Notes / Requirements:

You will not be admitted without both a printed copy of your ticket and acceptable photo ID. These requirements are intended to protect you and to provide a level playing field for all test takers.

*Please check out their website for further details or to register for the test:

Test Dates:

  • TBD

*Non-Saturday test dates are for students whose religious observance prohibits testing

Important Links

ACT Registration – How to Sign-up:

ACT Questions & Answers

Understanding Your Scores:

Examples Test Prep Sites:


EXPLORE® Test (For grades 3-6)


The Einstein Academy is a designated test location for the Explore Test offered by The Northwestern University's Midwest Academic Talent Search (NUMATS). This achievement test, offered by the Center for Talent Development (CTD), conducts above grade-level testing for high performing students in grades 3 through 9. NUMATS uses the grade 8 EXPLORE test-developed by ACT.  Out of grade level testing helps to identify, assess, and recognize students with exceptional mathematical and/or verbal reasoning abilities.  The Center Code for The Einstein Academy is 209330.

The Talent Search gives students the opportunity to take a test designed for older students.  Tests with a higher ceiling than grade level tests reveal more about the academic abilities of students who typically score in the 95th percentile and above and allow parents and educators to have a greater understanding of the strengths of the individual.

After students test, parents receive comprehensive information about how their student measures up to other gifted students. This valuable feedback helps families plan for the future.

As a designated location for the Explore Test, The Einstein Academy will be administering this two hour test at the Main building, located on its campus at 747 Davis Road, Elgin, IL. Calculators are permitted.

The Einstein Academy NUMATS Code:
Important Notes / Requirements:

In order to participate in the Explore Test, you must register through the Northwestern University website location:

You can also request a registration form by e-mail or by calling the Center for Talent Development at (847) 491-3782, extension 3.

*$14 late registration fee will apply.

Test Dates:
  • TBD
*Non-Saturday test date is for students whose religious observance prohibits testing on Saturdays. 
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