Standardized Tests

 

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

It is strongly recommended that all juniors take the SAT sometime in the second semester (January-June).   It is also recommended that seniors who wish to improve on their score take the SAT during the Fall semester.  Registration can be completed online at Collegeboard.com.  Test dates are as follows:

 

Test Date Registration Deadline
October 6 September 10

November 3

October 2

December 1

October 30

January 26

December 26

March 1 ** (No SAT II Testing)

January 29

May 3

April 1

June 7

May 6

 

*  The October 6th and May 3rd administrations are offered at Salesianum. The test center code for Salesianum is 08-165. Test center locations and codes for the other dates can be found in the S.A.T. registration bulletin beginning on page 10 or on The College Board website.

 

The school code for Salesianum is 080195. This number is required each time a Salesianum student takes the SAT in order to have the scores sent to the guidance department for placement on his official transcript.** 

 

 SAT prep courses are available at several locations throughout the area. Contact your guidance counselor for more information.


ACT

Test Date Registration Deadline
October 27, 2007 September 21, 2007

April 12, 2008

March 7, 2008


Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
(PSAT/NMSQT)

All Juniors and Sophomores are expected to take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 17th.


Results from the PSAT will be distributed to the students in mid-December during homeroom.  To find out more information on how to use your PSAT scores, go to the College Board's website:  www.collegeboard.com/psatextra.  The College Board recommends extra preparation for those students who have a difference of 7 points or more between their Math and Verbal scores.

 

The PSAT/NMSQT Extra provides free access to: 

  • Answers and explanations for ALL questions on the 2007 PSAT/NMSQT 
  • Answers and explanations for the higher-level SAT math questions on the back of the PSAT/NMSQT score report 
  • Student-written sample essays for the new SAT 

Academics