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.