Testing

The PCS High School Code is 251-181.
 

2016-2017 PCS Campus Testing 

Test Date Who
Fall Weekday ACT Tuesday, September 27th Juniors and Seniors
(Registration is required for participation.)
PSAT Wednesday, October 19th 7th Grade - Juniors
(All students participate)
Spring Weekday ACT Wednesday, April 19th TBA

ACT

2016-2017 ACT Information

ACT Test Dates:   Regular Deadline to Register  Late Deadline (Extra fee)
September 16th August 5th  August 19th
October 22nd September 16th October 30th
December 10th November 4th November 18th
February 11th   January 13th  January 20th
April 8th March 3rd March 17th  
June 10th May 5th May 19th

Test Fees

ACT (No Writing)
$42.50

Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register).

Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college choices (if valid codes are provided when you register). The $16.00 writing test fee is refundable, on written request, if you are absent on test day or switch to the ACT (No Writing) before testing begins.

***For more information concerning the ACT, visit www.actstudent.org where you will find detailed information concerning each section of the test, as well as free practice questions. Practice tests are also available in the counselor's office.

SAT
The SAT is the nation’s most widely used college admission test. Used in combination with high school GPA, SAT scores are the best predictors of a student’s potential to succeed in college.

2016-2017 SAT Information

SAT Test Dates:   Regular Deadline to Register  Late Deadline (Extra fee)
October 1st        September 1st September 13th (by mail)
September 20th (by phone/online)
November 5th October 7th October 18th (by mail)
October 25th (by phone/online)
December 3rd November 3rd November 15th (by mail)
November 22nd (by phone/online)
January 21st   December 21st January 3rd (by mail)
January 10th (by phone/online)
March 11th February 10th February 21st (by mail)
February 28th (by phone/online)
May 6th April 7th April 18th (by mail)
April 25th (by phone/online)
June 3rd May9th May 16th (by mail)
May24th (by phone/online)

Students can take the new SAT starting March 2016. It will replace the current SAT and be offered throughout the school year. Most students in the class of 2017 will take the new SAT. So will students in the class of 2018 and later.

Students often take the SAT in the spring of 11th grade and again in the fall of 12th grade.

Register for the SAT

Did you know?

  • Registration for the new SAT is now open. Register now.
  • The test costs $57 — or $45 if you don’t sign up for the SAT Essay.
  • You’ll need to upload a photo when you register.
  • Students with disabilities who want to test with accommodations must request them from the College Board at least seven weeks before test day.

For more information concerning the SAT, visit https://sat.collegeboard.org/home where you will find detailed information about the test, as well as free practice questions. Practice tests are also available in the counselor's office.

Other:

AP exams in early May—days vary by subject