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      College Readiness Exams 
       

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      Grade

       Test
      Topic

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      # of attempt

      Cost  

      Purpose_of_exam 

      PSAT

      Practice Scholastic Aptitude Test

      10th

      English
      and math

      Handled by the school.

      1

      Free for OUSD  students 

      To provide students with an opportunity to use PSAT scores to plan appropiate study strategies for the 11th grade SAT administration. High scorers are eligible for special consideration.

      EAP

      Early Assessment Program

      11th

      English
      and math

      None. Student self-selects.

      1

      Free 

      To earn a score that both exempts students from needing to take the ELM/EPT exams and alleviates the need for remedial math and English classes in college.

      ACT

      American College Testing

      11th/12th

      English, math, reading, science.

      Student Registration required.

      See link below and or school counselor.

      2+

      $39.50

      fee waivers available**

       

      To earn a qualifying or competitive score for college acceptance.

      Used primarily by Mid-West and Southern Colleges

      SAT

      Scholastic Aptitude Test 

      11th/12th

      English and math

      Student Registration required.

      See link below and or school counselor.

      2+

      $54.50/

      $43.00

      fee waivers available**

       

      To earn a qualifying or competitive score for college acceptance.

      Used primarily by West Coast and East Colleges

      AP

      Advanced Placement

      11th/12th*

      Depends on the class enrolled

      Teacher will support student registration.

      Check with site for particulars.

      1 per subject

      $92.00

      fee waivers available**

       

      To earn a qualifying score in order to obtain college credit in the tested subject.

      *some classes may be offered during 10th grade

      **fee waivers available at school sites for qualifying students.

      It is important to note that these exams are NOT IQ tests, they measure student mastery of particular learning targets. Independent studying is required for optimum results.