PSAT | SAT | ACT

PSAT/ NMSQT

Scope

Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
Sections: Math, Evidence-Based Reading, and Writing
Cost: Fee is covered by the school
Max Score: 1520

The PSAT, Preliminary SAT, helps prepare students for the SAT and ACT. All sophomores and juniors are automatically registered for the test that takes place in October. This exam does not count towards your college applications but it is the qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship.

What to Bring 

What Not to Bring

  • Any device, including smart watches, that can be used to record, transmit, receive or play back audio,     photographs, text, or video content
    • Protractors, compasses, or rulers
    • Highlighters, colored pens or pencils
    • Dictionary or other books
    • Food and drinks
 

SAT

Scope

Duration: 3 hours 50 minutes
Sections: Math, Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, Essay (Optional)
Cost: $55
Max Score: 800 each section (Essay reported separately)

*Students who are eligible can receive a fee waiver. Check with Ms. Valverde on requirements. 

Test Prep Mock Exams

TBD

Test Prep Organizations

The SAT is used as an entrance exam by most colleges and universities. This test is used as one factor in the admission decision process. To register for the SAT, visit www.collegeboard.org.

To view an updated list of testing site closures: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/test-center-closings

SAT Dates for 2022 - 2023

Test Date Register By
Aug. 27, 2022 July 29, 2022
Oct. 1, 2022 Sept. 2, 2022
Nov. 5, 2022 Oct. 7, 2022
Dec. 3, 2022 Nov. 3, 2022
March 11, 2023 Feb. 20, 2023
May 6, 2023 April 7, 2023
June 3, 2023 May 4, 2023
 

ACT

Scope

Duration: 3 hours; 3 hours 40 minutes with Essay
Sections: Eng., Math, Reading, Writing (Optional)
Cost: $60; $85 with Writing
Max Score: 36

*Students who are eligible can receive a fee waiver. Check with Ms. Valverde on requirements.

Test Prep Mock Exams

TBD

Test Prep Organizations

 

Similar to the SAT, the ACT is used as an entrance exam by most colleges and universities. To register for the ACT, visit www.act.org. 

ACT Dates for 2021 - 2022

Test Date Deadline to Register
Sept. 20, 2022 Aug. 5, 2022
Oct. 22, 2022 Sept. 16, 2022
Dec. 10, 2022 Nov. 4, 2022
Feb. 11, 2023 Jan. 6, 2023
April 15, 2023 March 10, 2023
June 10, 2023 May 5, 2023
July 15, 2023 June 16, 2023
 

Test Prep Organizations

Khan Academy

More than a Teacher

Princeton Review

Kaplan Test Prep

Sylvan Learning Center