TESTING INFORMATION FOR ACT TESTING, SAT TESTING, PSAT TESTING AND AP TESTING
ACT: Most colleges will require an ACT score upon application for admission. ACT is a curriculum-based test that measures skill in English, math, reading and science. There is an optional writing assessment that students may wish to take. Test preparation booklets and “how to sign up for the ACT tests” flyers are available in the guidance office. Registration and test dates are on line at www.actstudent.org/start
ACT Test Dates for 2016-2017
|Test Date||Registration Deadline||Late Fee Required|
|October 28, 2017||September 22, 2017||Sept 23 – Oct 6|
|December 9, 2017||November 3, 2017||Nov 4 – Nov 17|
|February 10, 2018||January 12, 2018||Jan 13 – Jan 19|
|April 14, 2018||March 9, 2018||Mar 10 – Mar 23|
|June 9, 2018||May 4, 2018||May 5 – May 18|
|July 14, 2018||June 15, 2018||June 16 – June 22|
SAT: Some colleges require a SAT score for admittance. The SAT I test measures verbal and math reasoning that develop over time. SATII subject tests measure knowledge and the ability to apply that knowledge. Students may register on-line at www.collegeboard.com.
The PSAT Test lets you:
- Prepare for taking the SAT test
- Assess your skills in three academic areas: verbal reasoning, mathematical reasoning and writing
- Enter scholarship and recognition programs
- Receive information from Colleges through Student Search Service.
- Compare your academic skills with those of other students who are considering college
AP Tests: AP tests are available to students who have completed an AP course of study. These tests are given on the national testing dates in May and are administered by DSCD counselors and staff.