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ACT Registration / ACT Test Dates - 2 or 4 year Colleges/Universities

College Entrance Test

MAPS:  Community Colleges (2 year) use the MAPS as a placement test to determine skills in math reading and
English.  MAPS test can be taken at the NECC site in West Point throughout the year.  MAPS testing is also given at the high school each fall and spring for 9th through 11th grade students.

ACT (American College Test):  Is accepted by four year colleges and universities.  Test include sections over English, Math, Science Reasoning, and Reading.  The Writing section is optional.  The ACT is recommended by many Midwestern colleges and universities.  It is recommended that Juniors should take the ACT in April and retest as a senior.  National test dates for ACT are listed below.  Most student will not take the Writing portion of the ACT.  At the present time, no colleges/universities in Nebraska require the Writing Section.

SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) Is accepted by four year colleges and universities.  Test includes Math, Reading, and Writing/Language.  The SAT test is required by many east and west coast college and some highly selective colleges.  Students can apply at www.collegeboard.com.

College Entrance Exams are used for placement, admissions, and qualifying for scholarships.


  ACT National Test Dates 2020-2021

Test Date:                                        Registration Deadline:

October 24, 2020                             September 17, 2020

December 12, 2020                          November 6, 2020

February 6, 2021                              January 8, 2021

April 17, 2021                                    March 12, 2021

June 12, 2021                                    May 7, 2021

July 17, 2021                                     June 18, 2021

To Register for the ACT - Click on the Website Below:

Click here to register

   Our High School Code is 282-530 

On to College - ACT Prep Course Offered

The On to College - ACT Prep On-line course is an investment by our school  to assist your student in preparing for the ACT (an important measure used for college admission and financial aid).

Junior & Senior students that plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college will have access to all of the ACT Prep sessions, materials and college counseling content.  Ms. Sheppard will be having the Juniors and Seniors work through the sessions during their achievement study hall.

The Website: www.act.org also has some great study material for the ACT.

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