SAT Test Date

    Registration Deadline

    Late Registration Deadline

    August 24, 2019

    July 26, 2019

    August 13, 2019

    October 5, 2019

    September 6, 2019

    September 24, 2019

    November 2, 2019

    October 3, 2019

    October 22, 2019

    December 7, 2019

    November 8, 2019

    November 26, 2019

    March 14, 2020

    February 14, 2020

    March 3, 2020

    May 2, 2020

    April 3, 2020

    April 21, 2020

    June 6, 2020

    May 8, 2020

    May 27, 2020



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     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.

    2019-2020 ACT Test Dates

    2019-2020 Test Dates (National)
    Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
    September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019 August 17-30, 2019
    October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019 September 21-October 4, 2019
    December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 9-22, 2019
    February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 11-17, 2020
    April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020 February 29-March 13, 2020
    June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 9-22, 2020
    July 18, 2020* June 19, 2020 June 20-26, 2020


    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.