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SAT, ACT & Subject Exams

Scholastic Assessment Test- Reasoning Test (SAT)
 
How do I register?
When should I take exams?
  • Most students begin their exams during their Junior year between January and June. It is recommended that you wait for the June exam if you are in the process of completing Algebra 2.
When should I take exams if I am a senior?
  • It is recommended that you take the SAT between October - December.  However,  check with each individual colleges for their internal deadlines.
American College Test- ACT/ACT plus writing:
 
How do I register?
 
When should I take exams?
  • Most students begin their exams during their Junior year between February - June. It is recommended that you wait for the June exam if you are in the process of completing Algebra.
When should I take exams if I am a senior?
 
It is recommended that you take the ACT/ACT plus writing between September - December. However, check with each individual colleges for their internal deadlines. If you plan to apply to any UC campus, please register for the ACT plus writing exam only.
 
SAT/ACT/Subject exam fee waivers:
  • Fee waivers are available at the College Career Center for those that qualify for free and reduced lunch. Please bring a letter from Food Services as proof of qualification or a copy of your parent’s current income tax forms to Mrs. Valverde. 
    See Mrs. Valverde for the registration fee waiver.
 
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Applying for testing accommodations through College Board

(PSAT, SAT, AP)

 Students and families can go to www.collegeboard.org for general information regarding testing and documentation needed dates and requirements for requesting accommodations due to disabilities.

 

The school psychologist (Debra Price) can sign off on the student’s disability and accommodations request and submit the information on-line.  In order to complete the process, the student/family must provide the following information/documentation to the school psychologist:

 

          Signed Consent Form for Request for Accommodations

□       Printout of General Information (address, birthday, phone number)

□       Copy of 504 or IEP (this will be faxed to College Board)

□       Copy of evaluation (this will be faxed to College Board) which can include

psycho-educational evaluation done by the school district or private

evaluation. A current evaluation is required, but previous can also be

submitted.

□       Documentation/Information stating date of first 504 plan or IEP

□       Optional – any additional medical evaluation

□       Optional – email address for college board to notify family/student

If family/student cannot locate their own copies, they can contact school/district staff for assistance, including:

Guidance counselor/504 coordinator for 504 plan copies

Special education case carrier for IEP and psycho-educational evaluations

District Office (842-4200 x 4249) for copies of 504, IEP and psycho-educational evaluation

Calendar

If the accommodations request deadlines listed below are not met, accommodations might not be approved and in place in time for test day.

 

Start Early

  • The request process can take seven weeks and does not begin until all required documentation is received.
  • If additional documentation is required or if a request is resubmitted, approval can take seven more weeks.
 
*Ms. Price, School Psychologist is not on campus beginning June 27, 2019
 

 

 

ACT Accommodations:

REQUESTING ACCOMMODATIONS:

ACT is committed to serving examinees with documented disabilities by providing reasonable accommodations appropriate to the examinee's diagnosis and needs. ACT has established policies regarding documentation of an examinee’s disability.

If you currently receive accommodations in school due to a professionally diagnosed and documented disability, see ACT Policy for Documentation (PDF), which will prepare you and guide you through the process of requesting test accommodations on the ACT® test.

Note: The ACT and ACT with writing are offered only in English. Accommodations (including extended time) are not available solely on the basis of limited English proficiency.

 

REQUESTING ACCOMMODATIONS

1. Create or log in to an existing account

  • Register for the ACT test
  • Indicate need for accommodations
  • Select the type of accommodation you need

2. Upon completion of your registration, you'll receive an email with instructions on how to work with your school to submit a request for accommodations. Forward this email to your school official along with a completed Consent to Release Information to ACT (PDF) form. This email initiates the process.

3. Your school official will submit your request to ACT. ACT will review the request and email the Accommodations Decision Notification to your school official. Your school official should contact you within two weeks of submitting your request.

 

 

*Mrs. Valverde, College Counselor and Ms. Price, School Psychologist will not be on campus the following dates:
 
June 24, 2019  - August 5, 2019   Mrs. Valverde
June 20, 2019 - August 2019 - Ms. Price
 

 

Special Testing Windows

If you are located in the US, US Territories, or Puerto Rico, special testing is available during the designated three-week testing windows below.

 

*Special testing is not available in New York or California for the July Testing Window.