ACT and SAT Testing

College Entrance Tests

(SAT and ACT) Dates & Tips
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
  • Scroll down for study and practice ideas
 SAT dates
SAT Test: Critical Reading, Math, and Writing
ACT dates
ACT Test: Reading, English, Math, Science plus Writing (some colleges need the writing portion)
Click here for ACT Fees
Fee Waivers are available for those who qualify. Please see your school Counselor.


Study & Practice

Kaplan Test Prep
FREE Practice Available

800.527.8378 (ORHS students receive a discount on class sessions). Kaplan Test Prep provides other on-campus practice opportunity for students. Stop by the Career Center for information on upcoming classes in our area.


Khan Academy
FREE Practice Available
  • 4 official full length practice tests
  • 8 short diagnostic quizzes
  • Thousand of practice questions, video lessons, and hints
  • Instant feedback
  • If you took the PSAT, Khan academy will create personalized practice for you for FREE. Click for how-to video
Princeton Review 800.273.8439
University of Southern CA 800.761.3086
Schulman's Workshops 530.478.7737