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Testing
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

PSAT/NMSQT

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

ACT

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

SAT

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

Accuplacer

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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