Testing ACT & SAT
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Testing - ACT & SAT

PSAT

    • Mesquite High School Code for testing - 030157

    • Be sure to use the MHS School Code, ACT & SAT will send the scores to MHS.

    • Nearly every college in America accepts the ACT or SAT as a part of its admissions process.

    • Click on the link to find out when and where the test will be administered. We do not offer the SAT on our MHS campus. There are several schools in Chandler and Mesa that offer the test. Go to the website to find out about the SAT Subject tests.


    • PSAT - The PSAT test will be given at MHS on Oct 11, 2017 or Oct 14, 2017. Check with your counselor for date.


    • SAT Test URL

    • www.collegeboard.org

    • What is the SAT?

    • The SAT or Scholastic Assessment Test is a college admissions exam given seven times a year. There are currently three sections: writing, critical reading and math. The SAT takes three and a half hours. Most students take the SAT during the winter/spring of their junior year, saving the fall of their senior year for retesting, if necessary.

    SAT 2017 - 2018

    Test Date - Registration Deadline Date

    • Aug 26 Jul 28

    • Oct 7 Sep 8

    • Nov 4 Oct 5

    • Dec 2 Nov 2

    • Mar 10 Feb 9

    • May 5 Apr 6

    • Jun 2 May 3

    • Fees:  

    • SAT w/ Essay $60.00

    • SAT  $46.00

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    • ACT Test URL

    www.actstudent.org


    What is the ACT?

    The ACT or American College Testing Assessment Test is a college admissions exam given five times a year. There are four sections: English, math, reading and science. The new essay is optional starting in February 2005. The ACT takes two hours and 55 minutes, plus the optional 30 minute Essay section.

    Most students take the ACT during the winter/spring of their junior year, saving the fall of their senior year for retesting, if necessary.

    How soon scores are ready?

    • Your multiple-choice scores, including your Composite score, can be viewed online as soon as they are ready, normally beginning about 3 weeks after the test date. If you take the ACT Plus Writing, your Writing scores will be added as soon as they are available, usually about 2 weeks after your multiple-choice scores are posted.

ACT - 2017/2018

Test Date - Registration Deadline

Sept 9   Aug 4

Oct 28 Sep 22

Dec 9 Nov 3

Feb 10    Jan 12

Apr 14    Mar 9

Jun 9 May 4 Jul 14 Jun 15

 

Test Fees ACT Test $42.50

ACT Plus Writing $58.50


  • SAT or ACT Wiki

  • Many online sites have test prep questions. Some are free. Check out the sites that do the testing.

Chegg Test Prep

  • ACT ASPIRE - New assessment for 2015
  • Is the first computer-based, longitudinal college and career readiness assessment system that connects student growth from the elementary grades through early high school (3-10). 
  • Measures readiness in five key areas: English, math, reading, science and writing.
  • Offers paths to improvement, including student-specific enrichment activities.
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