CollegeBoard SAT Information

The SAT measures writing, critical reading, and mathematics abilities. The writing section contains a short essay and multiple-choice questions on grammar, usage and word choice. The critical reading section contains items on reading comprehension, sentence completions, and paragraph length critical reading. The mathematics section includes number and operations, algebra and functions, geometry, statistics, probability, and data analysis. Although optional, this test is required by some post secondary institutions.

Most colleges and universities accept both the ACT and SAT.  

Please check the National SAT Calendar below to see which high school in District 214 will administer the SAT.

On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, a "free" SAT with Essay will be administered to all Junior students at Hersey.

Students do not register for this test.  However, they will need to create a College Board Account before the test date.  Please take some time and discuss your child's college choices for receiving their SAT scores.  Remind students to check their school emails on a daily basis.

**VERY important!** John Hersey High School Code is 140097

Please remember, students are NOT allowed to bring any electronic devices or cell phones into the testing room nor use them during the breaks.  For more information on the Test Day Checklist go to: 

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/taking-the-test/test-day-checklist

National SAT Dates

SAT Dates  Test Registration Deadline Locations
8/24/19 SAT & Subject 7/26/19 JH, BG
10/5/19 SAT & Subject  9/6/19 RM
11/2/19 SAT & Subject  10/3/19 JH, P
12/7/19 SAT & Subject  11/8/19 W
3/14/20 SAT & Subject  2/14/20 W
5/2/20 SAT Only 4/3/20  
6/6/20 SAT & Subject  5/8/20 W

Click here for online registration for the SAT. You'll need a credit card in order to complete online registration .

 

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