SAT Reasoning – Scholastic Assessment Test
The SAT Reasoning Test is a college admissions test comprised of a verbal, math and writing section. Student may register online or by mail. Registration forms are available from the College/Career Center. The test is administered at various sites off campus several times during the year and must be taken by December of senior year (For early decision/early action applications, tests must be completed by October of your senior year).
SAT Subject Tests
SAT subject tests are required for admission in addition to the SAT or ACT by many private universities. The student selects subject areas to be tested.
ACT: American College Test
The ACT is a college admissions test that tests English, mathematics, natural sciences, and social studies. Most colleges will accept either the ACT or SAT and will accept the test with the highest score. Typically, college applicants must complete tests by December of senior year.
AP: Advanced Placement
AP tests are placement tests taken after completing a college level course while in high school. Universities grant either advanced placement and/or credit with qualifying score. Tests are administered in May to students completing appropriate courses.