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AP, PSAT and SAT/ACT TESTING

 
 
AP TESTING 
Students enrolled in AP classes may take the AP examination in May during spring semester. If students receive a score of 3, 4, or 5, four-year and community colleges may waive the equivalent course at the college level, thus awarding credit for passing AP scores.
 
 
 
PSAT, SAT & ACT TESTING 

PSAT

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a standardized test administered by the College Board.  This is a practice exam for the SAT college admittance exam. The PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 are the same test, offered at different times of year.

 

They have these benefits in common:

● They are both great practice for the SAT because they test the same skills and knowledge as the SAT, in a way that makes sense for your grade level.
● They both provide score reports you can use to personalize your Khan Academy® SAT practice.
● These score reports also list which AP courses you should check out.

The PSAT is administered in the Fall to 11th graders at a cost. PSAT is administered in the Spring to all 10th graders free of charge. The fees are paid by Campbell Union High School District.

The PSAT/NMSQT is available to students in grades 9-11, but is strongly encouraged for 11th grade students. 11th graders who take the PSAT/NMSQT are entered into the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Students can learn more and prepare for the PSAT by visiting the College Board website here

 

 

SAT

The SAT is a standardized test required for college admission by most colleges in the United States. Students are encouraged to take the SAT at least once during junior year in the spring semester and once more in the fall of senior year. Students can prepare and register for the SAT on the College Board’s website here and by following these instructions:

  1. Visit College Board at: http://www.collegeboard.org/
  2. Click on "SAT Home."
  3. Click on "Register Now."
  4. Click on either "Sign In" or "Sign Up."
  5. Then start the registration process.
SAT Test Date Registration Date 
August 29, 2020 July 31, 2020
September 26, 2020
August 26, 2020
October 3, 2020 September 4, 2020
November 7, 2020 October 7, 2020
December 5, 2020 November 5, 2020
March 13, 2021 February 12, 2021
May 8, 2021
April 8, 2021
June 5, 2021
May 6, 2021
 
 

ACT

The ACT is a standardized test required for college admission by most colleges in the United States. Students are encouraged to take the ACT at least once during junior year in the spring semester and once more in the fall of senior year. Students can prepare for the SAT on the College Board’s website here.

  1. Visit ACT at: http://www.act.org/
  2. Click on "Sign In."
  3. Click on "ACT Test: Create Account or Sign in."
  4. Then start the registration process.
The 2020-21 ACT Test Dates will be posted soon:
ACT Test Date Registration Date
 
*SAT & ACT fee waivers are available for qualifying students. Please see your School Counselor as quantities are limited.