Test Preparation

Photo of student taking a test

Many high school students and families are thinking ahead to preparation for the ACT, the nation’s most popular college entrance exam. All LPS students take the ACT exam at no charge as juniors in high school as part of statewide testing. Students also can pay a fee (or see their high school counselor to apply for a fee waiver) to take the test additional times if they choose.

We would like to inform you about district-approved ACT preparation opportunities and college planning resources for students in Lincoln Public Schools. In addition to the ACT-embedded curriculum your child receives within high school courses, all students in 11th grade will receive one year’s free access to ACT Online Prep – an online resource to help students prepare to take the ACT test, featuring real questions from previous tests. Access information will be provided in October of 2020.

LPS-approved ACT preparation opportunities and college planning resource

PreACT – ACT Practice Tests

PreACT – ACT Practice tests are located at actstudent.org (scroll to the bottom of this webpage for free resources).


EducationQuest – www.educationquest.org – Free college planning resources, including scholarship searches, college profiles, and assistance with the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Headquarters in Lincoln at 1300 O Street – phone: 402-475-5222.

Other opportunities for ACT test preparation are available from ACT and other private companies for a fee.