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)
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)
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.