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ACT/Accuplacer Test Info

The ACT is required if a student is planning to attend a 4-year college or university.
Create an account and register for the ACT at www.actstudent.org
  • Print off your admission ticket from this account.
  • Check your scores from this account.
  • Most Nebraska schools do not require the writing test.
  • Many out-of-state schools do require the writing test. (Check the school you are interested in before registering.)
  • Most seniors last chance to take the ACT is the December test date.
  • Sophomores or juniors wanting to take a college credit course need to take the ACT  or Accuplacer before taking the class.

Boone Central High School Code – 280-010

  • Tells ACT to send your scores to Boone Central

Boone Central Test Center Code - 209-240

  • Indicates to ACT where you would like to take the ACT

2018-2019 Test Dates (National)

Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
September 8, 2018 August 10, 2018 August 11-26, 2018
October 27, 2018 September 28, 2018 September 29-October 14, 2018
December 8, 2018 November 2, 2018 November 3-19, 2018
February 9, 2019 January 11, 2019 January 12-18, 2019
April 13, 2019* March 8, 2019 March 9-25, 2019
June 8, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 4-20, 2019
July 13, 2019* June 14, 2019 June 15-24, 2019

* Test not offered at Boone Central High School.

2019-2020 Test Dates (National)

Test Date
September 7, 2019    
October 26, 2019    
December 7, 2019    
February 8, 2020    
April 11, 2020*    
June 6, 2020    
July 11, 2020* 

State ACT

  • Beginning in 2017, the ACT was given to all juniors in the state of Nebraska in place of the NeSA test.
  • The test is given during the school day and is paid for by the state.
  • Students DO NOT need to register for the state test on their own through www.actstudent.org.  They will be registered for the test by Boone Central.
  • This test score IS college reportable.

Practice for the ACT


  • Find test dates and register for the SAT at www.collegeboard.org
  • Can register for the SAT Reasoning Test or three SAT Subject Tests.
  • Check the college or university you are interested in attending to make sure you meet their admission requirements.
  • Prepare for the SAT at www.varsitytutors.com/practice-tests
  • The SAT is NOT offered at Boone Central High School.


  • The PSAT is given to juniors as a practice test for the SAT and as the qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship Contest.
  • This scholarship contest is an annual competition for recognition and college scholarships.
  • If a student does well on the PSAT, they become a semi-finalist for this competition. Each semi-finalist then needs to complete the proper applications in order to be named a finalist.
  • The PSAT will be given on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 to interested juniors.

Accuplacer Test