• 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.

    2018-19 SAT TEST DATE REGISTRATION DATE SCORES BACK DATE**  
    Saturday, June 2, 2018 May 3, 2018 July 11, 2018  
    Saturday, August 25, 2018 July 27, 2018 September 7, 2018  
    Saturday, October 6, 2018 September 7, 2018 October 19, 2018  
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 October 5, 2018 November 16, 2018  
    Saturday, December 1, 2018 November 2, 2018 December 14, 2018  
    Saturday, March 9, 2019 February 8, 2019 March 22, 2019  
    Saturday, May 4, 2019 April 5, 2019 May 17, 2019  
    Saturday, June 1, 2019 May 3, 2019 July 10, 2019

    ACT Test Date

    Deadline

    Late Deadline

    Score Release*

    Sept 8, 2018

    Aug 3, 2018

    Aug 17, 2018

    Sept 18; Oct 2, 2018

    Oct 27, 2018

    Sept 21, 2018

    Oct 5, 2018

    Nov 6; Nov 20, 2018

    Dec 8, 2018

    Nov 2, 2018

    Nov 16, 2018

    Dec 18, 2018; Jan 1, 2019

    Feb 9, 2019

    Jan 4, 2019

    Jan 18, 2019

    Feb 19; Mar 5, 2019

    Apr 13, 2019

    Mar 8, 2019

    Mar 22, 2019

    Apr 23; May 7, 2019

    June 8, 2019

    May 3, 2019

    May 17, 2019

    June 18; July 2, 2019

    July 13, 2019

    June 14, 2019

    June 21, 2019

    July 23; Aug 6, 2019

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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