Standardized Tests
Standardized Tests
PSAT (Preliminary SAT)
 
-Provide preliminary testing for SAT to help prepare for it
-Allows students to enter NMSC Scholarship Program and gain access to college and career planning tools
-3-part test (Reading, Math, Writing)
-Typically taken in October of Junior and/or Sophomore year

SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
-Used to help colleges evaluate applicants
-3-part test (Reading, Math, Writing)
-Taken in Junior and Senior years
-Colleges may accept in place of ACT

SAT II – Subject Tests  
-Content-based tests that allow you to showcase achievement in specific subject areas-20 SAT Subject tests in five general subject areas: English, History, Languages, Math, Science
-Some colleges require or recommend them
-Some colleges use to place students in appropriate courses
-Based on performance, could potentially fulfill basic requirements or receive credit for introductory-level collegecourses
-Typically taken at the end of the course

ACT (American College Testing)
-Used to help colleges evaluate applicants
-More of an achievement test
-4-part test (English, Math, Reading, Science)
-Colleges may accept in place of SAT

AP (Advanced Placement)
-High school courses recognized as equivalent to college courses for a fee 
-Earn college credit and advanced placement status
-An exam is given at the end of each course
Standardized Tests

SAT Test Dates and Deadlines

Test Date

Registration Deadline

Late Deadline

October 6, 2018

September 7, 2018

September 26, 2018

November 3, 2018

October 5, 2018

October 24, 2018

December 1, 2018

November 2, 2018

November 20, 2018

March 9, 2019

February 8, 2019

February 27, 2019

May 4, 2019

April 5, 2019

April 24, 2019

June 1, 2019

May 3, 2019

May 22, 2019



ACT Test Dates and Deadlines

Test Date

Registration Deadline

Late Deadline

September 8, 2018

August 12, 2018

August 26, 2018

October 27, 2018

September 28, 2018

October 14, 2018

December 8, 2018

November 2, 2018

November 19, 2018

February 9, 2019

January 11, 2019

January 18, 2019

April 13, 2019

March 8, 2019

March 25, 2019

June 8, 2019

May 3, 2019

May 20, 2019

July 13, 2019

June 14, 2019

June 24, 2019