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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 2021-2022

Test Date:                                        Registration Deadline:

September 11, 2021                         August 6, 2021

October 23, 2021                             September 17, 2021

December 11, 2021                          November 5, 2021

February 12, 2022                            January 7, 2022

April 2, 2022                                     February 25, 2022

June 11, 2022                                   May 6, 2022

July 16, 2022                                    June 17, 2022


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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