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Testing Information

SAT INFORMATION

SAT-college admission test. The SAT tests the reading, writing and math skills that you learn in school. Typically done in the Spring of junior year and, if needed, students retest in the Fall of senior year.  ​

ACT INFORMATION

  • ACT-college admission test. The ACT consists of five sections: English, Mathematics, Reading, Science, and Writing (writing is optional but required by the UC system). Typically done in the Spring of junior year and, if needed, students retest in the Fall of senior year.  

PSAT INFORMATION

PSAT is a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs (junior year) and gain access to college and career planning tools.   East Side Union High School District provides a free opportunity for every sophomore to take the exam.  

  • Resource:  Personalized SAT practice on Khan Academy using your specific PSAT results
     

SBAC INFORMATION

SBAC-The Summative Assessments are comprehensive assessments of grade-level learning that measure progress toward college and career readiness. Each test, English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics is comprised of two parts: (1) a computer adaptive test and (2) a performance task.  The Summative Assessments are aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and are completed in the 11th grade.

  • EAP-Students' performance on the SBAC is one factor used to determine whether or not they are considered "college ready" and can even exempt them from taking the CSU placement exam depending on their results.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT TESTING INFORMATION

  • AP is an exam at the completion of an AP course.   Each university has a different AP policy in terms of whether or not you will receive college credit for a particular exam and the score needed to receive credit.  
Testing Schedules

Can be found in the Bell Schedule section of our website.