Academic assessment is absolutely essential to a strong educational program. The results of these tests provide valid and reliable data needed to evaluate the effectiveness of your educational program. The required testing for all students consists of:
Pennsylvania State School Assessment Tests (PSSA) as established by the Legislature will be administered at the required time and grade levels.
Final exams will be administered at the end of each school term in the following academic areas: English, Mathematics, Science, Foreign Languages, and Social Studies. The grade for each of these tests will appear as the Final Exam grade on the student report card and will be equivalent to a nine-week grade in computing the final grade for each course.
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As of 2015, the SAT and ACT will take on a new testing structure.
Samples of the new SAT and ACT are available for students to become familiar and better prepared with taking either or both of the entrance exams.
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The PSAT and SAT are essential when planning to attend college.
Registering for the PSAT and SAT has never been easier.
Register early for this year’s college entrance exams at CollegeBoard.com
The Carlynton High School Code is: 390570
College Entrance Exam Dates for 2016-2017:
|PSAT / NMSQT Exam - $15 fee CASH
||(Pre-Scholastic Aptitude Test)
|Wednesday, October 19 at Carlynton Jr-Sr High School, 7 am
|The PSAT/NMSQT - Click on the link to read more about this test and learn why it's important for students in grades 10-11.
|SAT Exam / Subject Tests / $26 fee per subject test
Register at sat.org/register
|(Scholastic Aptitude Test)
October 1, 2016
Registration Deadline: September 1 | Late Registration Deadline: September 20
November 5, 2016
Registration Deadline: October 7 | Late Registration Deadline: October 25
December 3, 2016
Registration Deadline: November 3 | Late Registration Deadline: November 22
January 21, 2017
Registration Deadline: December 21 | Late Registration Deadline: January 10
March 11, 2017
Registration Deadline: February 10 | Late Registration Deadline: February 28
May 6, 2017
Registration Deadline: April 7 | Late Registration Deadline: April 25
June 3, 2017
Registration Deadline: May 9 | Late Registration Deadline: May 24
October 22, 2016
Registration Deadline: September 16 | Late Registration Period: September 17-30
December 10, 2016
Registration Deadline: November 4 | Late Registration Period: November 5-18
February 11, 2017
Registration Deadline: January 13 | Late Registration Period: January 14-20
April 8, 2017
Registration Deadline: March 3 | Late Registration Period: March 4-17
June 10, 2017
Registration Deadline: May 5 | Late Registration Period: May 6-19
The test is also administered at the University of Pittsburgh: click here.
For more information on the ACT, click here.
To register for any college entrance exam, visit the online links available on this page or stop in the guidance office.
AP English Literature & Composition - May 3, 2017
AP US Government & Politics - May 4, 2017
AP US History - May 5, 2017
AP Biology - May 8, 2017
AP Calculus - May 9, 2017
AP English/Language Composition - May 10, 2017
Virtually all colleges and universities throughout the U.S. will accept either ACT or SAT scores.One advantage of the ACT is that you don't have to report your scores to colleges unless you choose to do so.
The ACT includes four testing areas: English, reading, math and science. Students also receive career-planning information based on an interest inventory they complete when they register for the test.
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