To see any scores on any College Board Exam taken, use the email address you provided on the paperwork to log in. Request a change of password if needed. Any issues need to be addressed directly to the college board. If you have not set up an account, do so as soon as possible. You can register for any exam listed or needed for your specific college entrance requirement. You will receive one exam 'free' per year if the test is taken on the day given on the SHS campus.
Any additional attempts outside the school sponsored testing date(s), are subject to personal payment. Exams given annually on campus are PSAT and SAT. If you need the ACT for college entrance, inquire with Mrs. Franklin, the Post-Secondary Counselor. Additionally, Ms. West is the SHS Testing Coordinator who can be of assistance as needed for registration.
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(College Entrance Exam) :
The ACT is one of two college entrance exams required by most colleges and universities. The ACT tests skills in English, math, science, and reading. There is also a 30-minute essay test available for an extra charge. Scores range from 1 to 36 on each section. Those scores are combined into a composite score which also ranges from 1 to 36. A score above 20 is generally in the top 50%. The ACT is administered on Saturdays about 6 times a year.
Registration with ACT is required about six weeks in advance. http://www.actstudent.org
Price: Approximately $39.50 for ACT, $56.50 for ACT Plus Writing (pricing subject to change).
Registration: By mail or on-line at www.actstudent.org
SAT Reasoning Test
(College Entrance Exam):
The SAT Reasoning Test is one of two college entrance exams required by most colleges and universities. The SAT tests verbal and mathematics reasoning skills, and writing ability. It has nine sections. Scores range from 200 to 800 on each section. A score of 500 on each section is generally in the top 50%.
The SAT is given on Saturdays about 7 times a year. Registration with the College Board is required about six weeks in advance. http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/sat/reg.html
Price: Approximately $54.50 (subject to change).
Juniors: SAT School Day (Spring): No charge
Registration: By mail or on-line at www.collegeboard.com
Type: Nine timed sections, including an essay.
(College Entrance Exams) The SAT Subject Tests are one-hour multiple-choice tests. They provide the opportunity for students to demonstrate mastery of specific subjects in the areas of English, history, mathematics, science, and languages.
Some colleges and universities require specific exams for admission or placement, and some award credit for high scores. Scores range from 200 to 800, with credit consideration typically given for scores above 560.
Students should register for these tests after completing the highest level courses in the subject areas. The SAT Subject Tests are given on Saturdays about 7 times a year. Up to three exams may be taken on the same day, but the SAT Reasoning Test may not be taken on the same day.
Registration with the College Board is required about six weeks in advance. http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/sat/reg.html
Price: Basic registration $26.
Language with Listening tests add $26. All other subjects tests $16. (Prices subject to change.)
Registration: By mail or on-line at www.collegeboard.com Type: Individual 1 hour tests.