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    College Readiness Exams 
         
     
     
    General Information
     

     

    Grade

    Test
    Topic

    Registration

    # 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 appropriate 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 will exempt 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.