SAT & ACT Info
SAT & ACT 

The SAT and ACT are College Entrance Exams. They are designed to assess your academic readiness for college. These exams provide a path to opportunities, financial support and scholarships, in a way that's fair to all students.

SAT

ACT

Register online at www.collegeboard.com.

Register online at www.actstudent.org.

Test Date

Registration Deadline

Test Date

Registration Deadline

October 7, 2017

September 8, 2017

September 9, 2017

August 4, 2017

November4, 2017

October 5, 2017

October 28, 2017

September 22, 2017

December 2, 2017

November 3, 2017

December 9, 2017

November 3, 2017

March 10, 2018

February 9, 2017 February 10, 2018 January 12, 2018

May 5, 2018

April 6, 2018 April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018

June 2, 2018

May 3, 2018 June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018



 

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If you cannot afford to pay the basic fee, ask your counselor if you are eligible for a Fee Waiver.
 
Registration and test preparation websites can be found using this link:  SAT & ACT Websites and Resources
 
When's the best time to take the SAT or ACT?

The SAT and ACT tests are offered several times a year. Most students take the SAT or the ACT for the first time during the spring of their junior year and a second time during the fall of their senior year. You can test as many times as you like. Colleges do not average your scores. Colleges will look at your best score when determining college entrance.

Which test is best for me?

Colleges all over the United States accept both the SAT and the ACT. Many students take both tests. Use the information below to decide which test is right for you.

 SAT vs. ACT – How Do They Compare?

 

SAT

ACT

What is the test structure

Ten section exam:

Three critical reading, three math, three writing and one experimental.

The experimental is masked to

look like a regular section

 

Fours section exam:

English, Math, Reading, and Science Reasoning.

An Experimental is added to test on certain dates only and is clearly experimental.

The writing sectional is optional. Please check with your college of choice.

What is the test content?

Math: Basic geometry and Algebra 2

Science: None

Reading: Sentence completions,

short and long critical reading

passages, reading comprehension

Writing :One essay , questions

testing grammar, usage and word choice

Math: Up to trigonometry

Science: Charts and experiments

Reading: Four passages, one each of Prose Fiction, Social Science ,Humanities and

Natural Science

English: Stresses grammar

 

Penalty for wrong answers?

Yes

 

No

How is the test scored?

200-800 points per section added together for a combined score.

Highest possible is 2400.

1-26 points for each section, averaged for a composite score. Highest composite score: 36

Are all scores sent to the schools?

 

Yes. If a student requests a score report to be sent to specific colleges. The report includes scores on every test taken.

 

No. There is a “score choice” option. Student can choose to send scores to specific schools and choose which scores the schools will see.

 

Are there other uses for the exams?

 

Scholarship purposes. Certain

statewide testing programs

 

Same as SAT

 

When should I register?

Prior to the registration deadline

as early as possible to guarantee

you choice of test site

 

Same as SAT

 

Need more information?

Educational Testing Service

609-771-7600

www.ets.org

The College Board

www.colelgeboard.com

 

ACT, Inc.

(310) 337-1000

www.act.org