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Grand Island Senior High Testing Information

Grade 10

ACCUPLACER - a standardized test consisting of three achievement areas: English, reading and mathematics. This test is given by community colleges for placement purposes. Upper level sophomores who are enrolled in dual credit classes for their junior year take this test in the sophomore year. The ACCUPLACER is administered at GISH twice during the school year.

Grade 11

PSAT - a standardized test for college entrance and national merit scholarship. This optional test is administered in the fall of the junior year. There is a charge to the student. Self-selected sophomores may also take this test for practice.

ASVAB - a standardized test offered by the military which measures aptitudes on various areas in the work world, but particularly in service oriented occupations. This test is optional and is offered to junior and seniors every year in September.

ACT - standardized test for fulfilling college entrance requirements for most Mid-western colleges and for scholarship consideration. This test is administered at GISH five times throughout the school year. There is a charge. GISH recommends that students take the ACT once or twice during the spring semester of their junior year and once or twice during the fall semester of their senior year.

Grade 12

SAT - a standardized test for fulfilling college entrance requirements for most East/West colleges and for scholarship consideration. This test is administered at GISH three times during the school year. Seniors who are planning to attend an out of state college requiring the SAT are encouraged to take this test. There is a charge. National Merit Semi-finalists must take the SAT early in the fall semester of their senior year. To register or find test dates, go to www.collegeboard.com.

ACCUPLACER - a standardized test consisting of three achievement areas: English, reading and mathematics. This test is given by community colleges for placement purposes. The ACCUPLACER is administered at GISH twice during the school year by CCC free of charge. Seniors planning to attend a Community College are encouraged to take this test.

ACT - standardized test for fulfilling college entrance requirements for most Mid-western colleges and for scholarship consideration. This test is administered at GISH five times throughout the school year. There is a charge. GISH recommends that students take the ACT once or twice during the spring semester of their junior year and once or twice during the fall semester of their senior year. ACT link

For ACT test dates, click here.

For SAT test information, click here

On Tuesday, October 6 is our ACT and Pre-ACT testing dates for ALL 11-12 grade students. No classes for 9-10 grade students on October 6, 2020.  

All Grand Island Public Schools juniors will take the Pre-ACT, and all seniors will take the ACT respectively on Tuesday,  October 6.  The Nebraska  Department of education is allowing all juniors and seniors to make-up the test from last Spring. This is a great opportunity for all students to take the Pre-Act and ACT for free. Students in grades 9-10 will not attend classes that day.
ALL juniors and seniors will report to school on time, no later than 8:00 am on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
A bus will run routes accordingly, grab and go breakfast served at 7:45 am
Students will have an assigned testing classroom
Proctors will provide breaks 
Most students will be done and dismissed by 12:30 pm
Only grades 11-12 report to school that day, no classes for grades 9-10 on Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Virtual students picture day

Friday, October 16, 2020, from Noon to 6 pm at CPI, 1215 South Adams St

Ordering School Pictures

LifeTouch  Picture ID for our school- EVTTWNCVP 

Please review the calendar for the week of October 12, 2020:

Please note that there will be no Parent-Teacher Conferences, or 2:00 pm dismissals that week due to our COVID-19 protocols. Students will not have classes on October 15-16. 

Media Inquiries
Jennifer Worthington, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 Ext. 1124
Your Legacy.
Their Opportunity.

Enhancing opportunities by seeking and securing resources for projects, scholarships and programs.

Access digital copies of our district flyers.

Improving school-to-home communication by distribute school flyers directly to families digitally.


Grand Island Senior High Testing Information

Grade 10

ACCUPLACER - a standardized test consisting of three achievement areas: English, reading and mathematics. This test is given by community colleges for placement purposes. Upper level sophomores who are enrolled in dual credit classes for their junior year take this test in the sophomore year. The ACCUPLACER is administered at GISH twice during the school year.

Grade 11

PSAT - a standardized test for college entrance and national merit scholarship. This optional test is administered in the fall of the junior year. There is a charge to the student. Self-selected sophomores may also take this test for practice.

ASVAB - a standardized test offered by the military which measures aptitudes on various areas in the work world, but particularly in service oriented occupations. This test is optional and is offered to junior and seniors every year in September.

ACT - standardized test for fulfilling college entrance requirements for most Mid-western colleges and for scholarship consideration. This test is administered at GISH five times throughout the school year. There is a charge. GISH recommends that students take the ACT once or twice during the spring semester of their junior year and once or twice during the fall semester of their senior year.

Grade 12

SAT - a standardized test for fulfilling college entrance requirements for most East/West colleges and for scholarship consideration. This test is administered at GISH three times during the school year. Seniors who are planning to attend an out of state college requiring the SAT are encouraged to take this test. There is a charge. National Merit Semi-finalists must take the SAT early in the fall semester of their senior year. To register or find test dates, go to www.collegeboard.com.

ACCUPLACER - a standardized test consisting of three achievement areas: English, reading and mathematics. This test is given by community colleges for placement purposes. The ACCUPLACER is administered at GISH twice during the school year by CCC free of charge. Seniors planning to attend a Community College are encouraged to take this test.

ACT - standardized test for fulfilling college entrance requirements for most Mid-western colleges and for scholarship consideration. This test is administered at GISH five times throughout the school year. There is a charge. GISH recommends that students take the ACT once or twice during the spring semester of their junior year and once or twice during the fall semester of their senior year. ACT link

For ACT test dates, click here.

For SAT test information, click here

On Tuesday, October 6 is our ACT and Pre-ACT testing dates for ALL 11-12 grade students. No classes for 9-10 grade students on October 6, 2020.  

All Grand Island Public Schools juniors will take the Pre-ACT, and all seniors will take the ACT respectively on Tuesday,  October 6.  The Nebraska  Department of education is allowing all juniors and seniors to make-up the test from last Spring. This is a great opportunity for all students to take the Pre-Act and ACT for free. Students in grades 9-10 will not attend classes that day.
ALL juniors and seniors will report to school on time, no later than 8:00 am on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
A bus will run routes accordingly, grab and go breakfast served at 7:45 am
Students will have an assigned testing classroom
Proctors will provide breaks 
Most students will be done and dismissed by 12:30 pm
Only grades 11-12 report to school that day, no classes for grades 9-10 on Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Virtual students picture day

Friday, October 16, 2020, from Noon to 6 pm at CPI, 1215 South Adams St

Ordering School Pictures

LifeTouch  Picture ID for our school- EVTTWNCVP 

Please review the calendar for the week of October 12, 2020:

Please note that there will be no Parent-Teacher Conferences, or 2:00 pm dismissals that week due to our COVID-19 protocols. Students will not have classes on October 15-16. 

Media Inquiries
Jennifer Worthington, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 Ext. 1124
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