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SAT Information


The SAT is a measure of the critical thinking skills needed for academic success in college. The SAT assesses analytical and problem-solving skills learned in high school that is needed for college. Each section of the SAT is scored on a scale of 200-800, plus two writing sub-scores for multiple choice and the essay. The tests include Critical Reading, Math and Writing. There are additionally SAT Subject Tests (SAT II) that are only required by selected schools and most students will not have to take. Registration is required for the SAT; students register

Registration is NOT required for the State SAT, which is given during the school day.

Who takes the SAT?

11th and 12th grade students.

Is the SAT test optional or required?

The SAT test is taken at school on a National Test Day is a graduation requirement. 

What areas does the SAT test cover?

  • Critical Reading sections: Reading Passages and Sentence Completion
  • Math sections: Arithmetic Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Statistics and Probability
  • Writing Skills section: Identify errors and improving Grammar and Usage

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