ACT and SAT Testing

College Entrance Tests

(SAT and ACT) Dates & Tips
  • 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 (check with college to see if they will superscore)
  • 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 Placement 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
  • What's the Difference between SAT and ACT? (pdf)
SAT Test: Critical Reading, Math, and Writing (some colleges need the writing portion)
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

Revolution Test Prep
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Kaplan Test Prep
FREE Online Practice Available:

Explore the Kaplan website for available practice opportunities and stop by the Career Center if you need help.

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
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