• SAT TESTING DATES & DEADLINES
     
      
    2018-19 SAT TEST DATE REGISTRATION DATE SCORES BACK DATE**
    Saturday, June 2, 2018 May 3, 2018 July 11, 2018
    Saturday, August 25, 2018 July 27, 2018 September 7, 2018
    Saturday, October 6, 2018 September 7, 2018 October 19, 2018
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 October 5, 2018 November 16, 2018
    Saturday, December 1, 2018 November 2, 2018 December 14, 2018
    Saturday, March 9, 2019 February 8, 2019 March 22, 2019
    Saturday, May 4, 2019 April 5, 2019 May 17, 2019
    Saturday, June 1, 2019 May 3, 2019 July 10, 2019
     

     

      Click on the link below for dates:
     
     What is it?
    It is a 3-hr and 45 minute long college entrance assessment that tests what students know and how well they can apply what they know. It consists of a reading, mathematics, and writing section. Results are used as a predictor of college success.
     
    When should students take it?
    It is recommended that students take it in the spring of their junior year, and then once again in the fall of their senior year. 
     
     How do I register to take the SAT?
    Students can register online at  www.collegeboard.org/sat.
     
     
     
    ACT INFORMATION
     

    2018-2019 ACT Test Dates

    Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Complete Score Release**
    September 8, 2018 August 10, 2018 August 11-26, 2018 September 18 - November 2, 2018
    October 27, 2018 September 28, 2018 September 29 - October 14, 2018 November 13, 2018 - January 1, 2019
    December 8, 2018 November 2, 2018 November 3-19, 2018 December 18, 2018 - February 1, 2019
    February 9, 2019* January 11, 2019 January 12-18, 2019 February 20 - April 5, 2019
    April 13, 2019 March 8, 2019 March 9-25, 2019 April 23 - June 7, 2019
    June 8, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 4-20, 2019 June 18 - August 2, 2019
    July 13, 2019* June 14, 2019 June 15-24, 2019 July 23 - August 26, 2019

     

     
     
     
    What is it?
     "The ACT is the curriculum-based college entrance exam that measures skills and knowledge in English, mathematics, reading and science.  The ACT is aligned to the Common Core State Standards and includes a writing test."
     
    The state of North Carolina now pays for all juniors to take the ACT test as a result of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's new partnership with ACT, a nonprofit organization which provides educational services such as research, assessment, information, and program management.
     
    The ACT measures student achievement in English, math, science and reading. Students will a receive score report that reveals:
    • Their achievement in each of the above-named academic areas
    •  A comparison of their scores to state and national norms
    • An indication of college readiness based on their scores
    • Results of an interest inventory, which shows their academic and vocational interests and goals
    • Career options based on the student interests
    Students may also elect to receive snapshot information* on a number of colleges:
    * Information such as:
    • College size
    • General admissions policy
    •  Approximate tuition and fees
    How are the results used?
    • Students and parents: To help with academic, college and career planning
    • Teachers: To help guide curriculum and instruction to improve student performance
    • Counselors: To identify areas of student need, to assist students with college selection and career planning 
    • Colleges: To recruit, advise and place students
     
    When is it and how do I register?
     
    The state of North Carolina pays for all juniors to take the ACT.  The ACT will be given at Walkertown High School in the Spring.