SAT

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The SAT is comprised of three multiple choice tests:  Reading, Writing and Language, and Math.  There is an optional essay

2017-2018 NATIONAL TEST DATES

You can register at the College Board website.

Test Date                 Registration Deadline             Late Registration Deadline

August 26, 2017              July 28, 2017                              August 15, 2017

October 7, 2017               September 8, 2017                   September 27, 2017

November 4, 2017          October 5, 2017                         October 25, 2017

December 2, 2017          November 2, 2017                    November 21, 2017

March 10, 2018                February 9, 2018                       February 28, 2018

May 5, 2018                      April 6, 2018                               April 25, 2018

June 2, 2018                    May 3, 2018                                May 23, 2018

 

Reading Quick Facts:

  • All Reading Test questions are multiple choice and based on passages.
  • Some passages are paired with other passages.
  • Informational graphics, such as tables, graphs, and charts, accompany some passages—but no math is required.
  • Prior topic-specific knowledge is never tested.
  • The Reading Test is part of the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section.

 

Writing & Language Quick Facts:

  • All questions are multiple choice and based on passages.
  • Some passages are accompanied by informational graphics, such as tables, graphs, and charts—but no math is required.
  • Prior topic knowledge is never tested.
  • The Writing and Language Test is part of the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section.

 

Math Quick Facts:

  • Most math questions will be multiple choice, but some—called grid-ins—ask you to come up with the answer rather than select the answer.
  • The Math Test is divided into two portions: Math Test–Calculator and Math Test–No Calculator.
  • Some parts of the test include several questions about a single scenario.

For more information on the SAT, including official test dates, or to register for an SAT test, go to www.sat.collegeboard.org. When registering for the test, enter Magnet’s School Code (192679) so a score report will be sent to the school.  You will also want to list the TOPS office (LOSFA) as your first choice under Colleges.  The LOSFA code for the SAT is 9019.  The NCAA code for the SAT is 9999.

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