ACT and SAT Testing

College Entrance Tests (SAT and ACT) Basic Information
ORHS CODE: 050818
  • Take the SATs and/or ACT Tests at the end of junior year
  • Seniors may retake these tests in the fall of their senior year
  • Colleges will use the most "favorable" score
  • Typically students will need to send official SAT and/or ACT scores (from testing organization) to their colleges
  • Register early (at least 1 month prior to to the test date) 
  • Students may apply for accommodations for SAT, SAT Subject Tests, PSAT/NMSQT, and Advanced Placements exams BEFORE registering for an exam.  Approved accommodations will apply for all College Board exams.  For more information, please see the College Board's Services for Students with Disabilities
  • Students must apply for accommodations for ACT exams AFTER registering for an exam.  For more information, please see ACT's Services for Students with Disabilities
SAT Test Dates 2016/17
  • October 1 (ORHS)
  • November 5 (ORHS)
  • December 3 (ORHS)
  • January 21 (ORHS not a test site)
  • March 11 (ORHS not a test site)
  • May 6 (ORHS)  
  • June 3 (ORHS)  
ACT Test Dates 2016/17
  • September 10
  • October 22
  • December 10
  • February 11
  • April 8
  • June 10
SAT Reasoning Test: Critical Reading, Math, and Writing
SAT        $45.00 without essay
SAT        $57.00 with essay
SAT Subject        Varies depending which test taken and number of subject tests taken (check with college)

ACT Testing: Reading, English, Math, Science plus Writing (some colleges need the writing portion)
ACT         $42.50 without essay
ACT         $58.50 with essay
Do you have financial need?  You may be eligible for a SAT or ACT Fee Waiver - contact your counselor or see Mrs. Lasko in the Career Center.
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Last Updated 8-10-16