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Testing, although not always fun, is an important aspect of high school and college preparation. Throughout your high school career, there will be several times when you will need to take a standardized test.

AZ Merit

Required for 9th, 10th & 11th graders

When: April in Math & English classes

Science AIMS

Required for Biology Students

When: April

Advanced Placement 

Recommended for students taking AP classes

When: First two weeks in May

Purpose: Advanced placement in college and/or college credit

Contents: Subject based on AP courses

Fee: $80 per exam

Scoring: 1-5; 3 is considered passing

Preparation: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/home


Recommended for all students

When: 9th-11th; preference given to 11th

Purpose: Good SAT preparation; National Merit Scholarship

Contents: Math, Reading  & Writing Skills

Preparation: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10?navId=aps-pn


Required for college admissions

When: 11th & 12th grade

Purpose: University admissions & merit scholarships

Contents: English, Math, Reading, Science & Writing (0ptional)

Registration: act.org

Fee: $50.50 (+$17 for writing)

Score: Composite score of 1-36

Preparation: http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html


Required for college admission

When: 11th & 12th grade

Purpose: College admission & merit scholarships

Contents: Reading, Writing & Math

Registration: collegeboard.org

Fee: $47.50 (+ 17 with Essay)

Score: 600-2400

Preparation: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice


Required for CAC course placement

When: October for 11th & 12th; March for 10th, 11th, & 12th

Purpose: Required for CAC admissions and dual enrollment

Contents: Math & English

Fee: Free first time, retakes are $10

Preparation: https://accuplacerpractice.collegeboard.org/login


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