College Testing Information

C.H.S. CEEB School Code: 480829

For the SAT 2006-2007 Visit: SAT

For the ACT 2006-2007 Visit: ACT

For the PSAT 2006-2007 Visit: PSAT

SAT - The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is a nationally normed test of student
critical thinking skills to determine chances of academic success at college.
Administered seven times a year, the test is offered on Saturday mornings at
Olympia High School and lasts over 3 hours and 45 minutes. The three areas
scored are Critical Reading, Math, and Writing.

SAT II - Subject tests in specific subject areas offered several times per year.
These tests are required by the more competitive colleges for admissions
consideration.

PSAT - The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test is offered to sophomores and
juniors in October of each year. It is an opportunity to take a test like the SAT
under real testing conditions. Students receive detailed score information back.
Students who do well may qualify to participate in the National Merit Program.

ACT - A nationally normed test providing testing in four sub areas: English,
math, reading, and science. There is also an optional Writing test. The test is
offered locally on Saturdays at Capital High School and lasts several hours. Scores
may be used by colleges in lieu of or in addition to SAT testing; check with the
colleges to which you are applying.