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Click to watch channel 96 live stream Click to watch the most recent and past graduation ceremonies online. Click to view the official SMCPS Facebook page Click to view the official SMCPS Twitter feed Click to view the offical SMCPS YouTube channel Click to view the official SMCPS LinkedIn page Click to access the Home Access Center login page Click for freqently asked questions and general website information

AMERICAN COLLEGE TESTING (ACT)

When: September, October, December, February, April, and June
Who: Students in grades 11 -12
Description: The ACT assesses student academic readiness for colleges and universities and is used for admission by colleges and universities. It tests knowledge of English, Mathematics, Reading and Science. The writing portion is optional.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT TESTS (AP)

When: May
Who: Students in grades 9 - 12
Description: College level courses/exams administered to students in the AP courses to earn advanced standing or credit at most high schools and universities.

PRELIMINARY SAT/NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP QUALIFYING TEST (PSAT/NMSQT)

When: October
Who: Students in grades 10 and 11
Description: Published by the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Provides a practice opportunity for the SAT. Juniors who participate in the PSAT/NMSQT may be eligible for college scholarships.

SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST (SAT)

When: October, November, December, January, March, May, and June
Who: Students in grades 11 and 12
Description: The SAT assesses student academic readiness for college and is used for admission by colleges and universities. It tests knowledge of Critical Reading, Writing and Mathematics.

SMCPS 2015-16 Assessment Calendar