Testing for Juniors
- No cost to students
- Test is administered in September at Northwestern Area
- Administered by a National Guard representative and interpreted by a National Guard representative.
- Aptitude test and career planning tool that will help you
- Understand, identify, and organize information about your skills , interests, and work related values
- Identify suitable occupations to investigate and pursue based on your own skills interests and values
- 8 test areas
- 3 scores
- Verbal, math, science/technical
- Represent academic and occupational skills and capacity to learn particular skills
- There are several national test dates and sites; however, the student is responsible for the cost of registering/taking the test.
- National College Entrance exam that tests students in the area of mathematics, English, science and reading.
- The test takes approximately 3.5 hours to complete or just over 4 hours if taking the ACT-plus writing.
- Scores range from 1(low) to 36 (high)
- Want to practice? Visit RUREADYND.GOV (testgear) and ACT Test Prep.
- Free Practice Tests
- Get the Play2Prep app
- Cost: $17/test
- Test is administered in October at EPS (by Mr. Redman)
- Takes approximately 3 hours to administer
- Measures critical reading, math-problem solving, writing skills
- Qualifying scores enter the national merit scholarship competition (top 10% of scores taken on the test day)
- Good preparation for SAT (if students plan on taking it)
- Scores are not reported to colleges
- The SAT tests the skills in reading, writing and math.
- The reading section includes reading passages and sentence completions.
- The writing section includes a short essay and multiple-choice questions on identifying errors and improving grammar and usage.
- The math section includes questions on arithmetic operations, algebra, geometry, statistics and probability.
- Each section of your SAT (critical reading, mathematics and writing) will be scored on a 200- to 800-point scale, for a possible total of 2400. You’ll also get two “subscores” on the writing section: a multiple-choice score from 20 to 80, and an essay score from 2 to 12.
- The SAT is made up of 10 sections:
- A 25-minute essay
- Six 25-minute sections (mathematics, critical reading and writing)
- Two 20-minute sections (mathematics, critical reading and writing)
- A 10-minute multiple-choice writing section
- Total test time: approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes
- Want to practice? Visit http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/