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The SAT I, sponsored by The College Board, is a test measuring critical reading, verbal reasoning, writing, and math problem-solving – those abilities shown to be important for successful academic performance in college.


  • Most widely used admissions test among colleges and universities.

  • Tests students’ knowledge of reading, writing, and mathematics.

  • Each section scored on a scale of 200-800, with two writing sub scores for multiple-choice questions and the essay.


Why take the SAT I?

  • Admission requirement for many 4-year colleges.  The scores from the SAT I are used as a determining factor in admissions decisions by many 4-year colleges.

  • To see how one’s academic skills compare with those of other college-bound students.


Who takes the SAT I?

          All juniors will take the SAT I as part of the SAT State Testing Program in the spring of their junior year.  Students considering 4-year colleges should plan to take the SAT I again in the fall of their senior year.

How does a student register for the SAT I?

          For the SAT State Testing Program, all juniors will be registered through the school counseling office.  Ms. Lemoine will assist students in the registration process.  The SAT I is offered on specified Saturdays throughout the school year.  (Alternative test dates are available to those who cannot test on Saturdays for religious reasons.)  Students may register online at or by mail using the registration bulletin which is available in the guidance office.  Registration deadlines are generally 4-6 weeks prior to the testing date.


  • Junior year – Spring SAT Reasoning Test and/or ACT

  • Senior year – Fall SAT Reasoning Test and/or ACT

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