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SAT ACT Preparation and Test Dates

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PSAT/NMSQT is the practice SAT that gives juniors a chance to qualify for the National Merit competition.  (Read more about National Merit here). You'll take the PSAT on (to be scheduled Oct 10th, 2018) with Mr. Palmer. (Please see Patty Braun in the front office) to pay the $16 by check or cash. Payment is due by (Aug 2018) to reserve a a spot.   Results will be given early in December.
Juniors and Seniors: If you are going to a 4-year college please register to take the SAT and ACT tests. Check here or the Career Center for test dates.  Juniors check for 2019 spring/summer and August for test dates.
  • VA School Code (CEEB Code)  050856image description
  •  PLEASE check for location for each date. 2018 - 2019 test dates here!
  • Take the test that best suits you!  
  • Do not opt out of the essay portion unless you know the college(s) you are applying to doesn't require an essay.
Division I and II Academic Requirements and SAT Scores.  Use these charts to understand the core-course GPA you need to meet NCAA Division I here and Division II requirements here.
When you register for the SAT or ACT , use the NCAA Eligibility Center code of 9999
ACT 2018 -2019 - July 13th testing is not being offered, no testing sites.
ACT 2019 - 2020 Test Dates
Test Date Deadline Late Deadline Online Score Release*
Sept 14, 2019 Aug 16, 2019 Sept 1, 2019 Sept 24; Oct 10, 2019
Oct 26, 2019 Sept 27, 2019 Oct 13, 2019 Nov 12; Nov 26, 2019
Dec 14, 2019 Nov 8, 2019 Nov 25, 2019 Dec 24, 2019; Jan 7, 2020
Feb 8, 2020 Jan 10, 2020 Jan 17, 2020 Feb 18; Mar 3, 2020
Apr 4, 2020 Feb 29, 2020 Mar 16, 2020 Apr 14; Apr 28, 2020
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 25, 2020 June 23; July 7, 2020
July 18, 2020 June 19, 2020 June 29, 2020 July 28; Aug 11, 2020
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Did you know there are over 850 accredited, bachelor-degree granting schools that do not require all or many applicants to submit SAT or ACT results before making admissions decisions? Some colleges and universities have TEST-OPTIONAL ADMISSIONS?  Click here for list of schools.
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