Standardized Testing

Given our current situation with the COVID-19 quarantine, many colleges are going test-optional/test flexible/test blind.  Click the link below to see a list of test-optional colleges. As always, check the college website for the most accurate information. We are finding many colleges will still require test scores for merit-based scholarships... but again, this can change.

https://www.fairtest.org/university/optional 

We encourage students to do some test preparation so that they are comfortable with the format of the test. Khan Academy offers free SAT test prep for students and can be extremely helpful.

PSAT

The PSAT will be given at WBHS on Saturday, October 15, 2022. Juniors must sign up in advance and will be limited to the first 100 students to sign up. Click here for the form and more information: PSAT_reg_2022_1.pdf

SPRING 2023 SCHOOL DAY TEST Dates

April 12, 2023

  • Tests Administered: SAT and PSAT 9
  • Juniors will take the SAT
  • Freshmen will take the PSAT 9
  • All students are registered and required to participate in the testing administration

April 13, 2023

  • Test Administered: PSAT 10 and ACT WorkKeys
  • Juniors will take the ACT WorkKeys
  • Sophomores will take the PSAT 10
  • All students are registered and required to participate in the testing administration

Testing logistics (arrival times, testing room assignments, etc.) will be emailed out to families AND students by Spring Break!

 

SAT/ACT Testing Information

Admission to college is based primarily on classroom performance in high school.  The grades you earn in academic courses generally provide sufficient information for colleges to make decisions.  The standardized test can be additional information the college may review. All juniors will take the SAT during the school day in the spring.

The ACT is a different admissions exam, and most colleges accept either. 

Remember, students who qualify for free/reduced lunch can also qualify for test waivers!  Please see your counselor. 

Our high school code for both tests is 232-882

** Please note that the test dates listed below do not take place at WBHS. Students should register early as test centers have limited space thus students could have long drives on the morning of the test.

2022-23 SAT Administration Dates (Anticipated)

www.collegeboard.org  

  • August 27, 2022
  • October 1, 2022
  • November 5, 2022
  • December 3, 2022
  • March 11, 2023
  • May 6, 2023
  • June 3, 2023

2022-2023 ACT administration Dates (anticipated)

www.actstudent.org        

 

National Test Dates for 2022-2023

September 10, 2022      
October 22, 2022      
December 10, 2022      
February 11, 2023      
April 15, 2023      
June 10, 2023      
July 15, 2023*      

 

TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS 

Students requesting accommodations for ACT/SAT must contact their counselor. Approval for accommodations comes from College Board and/or ACT. WBHS has specific testing dates and does not provide accommodations for all test dates.  See your counselor for further details.

FALL Testing SCORES

If you participated in Fall testing, your PSAT/NMSQT scores should be available in December and they'll be posted on studentscores.collegeboard.org.

How to Access Your Scores

If you provided your email address on your answer sheet on test day, you'll receive an email notifying you of when your scores are available.

The email will have a unique access code that will connect you to your scores online. If you haven't already done so, you'll be asked to set up a free College Board account before you can view your scores.

If you didn’t provide an email address on your answer sheet on test day, you can still access your scores online. If you haven't already done so, you'll be asked to set up a free College Board account before you can view your scores.

Don’t have a College Board account? Save time and set one up now.

How to Get Help with Scores

If you're having trouble accessing your released scores:

  • You may need to update your account information. Log in to the student score portal and follow the instructions to verify your account.

  • Log in to the student score portal and learn how to use your PSAT/NMSQT access code to verify your account.

  • Do you have another College Board account? You, your parents, or school counselor may have made it. Log out and log back in using the other account.

  • For more help, call 866-433-7728. For international and TTY phone numbers, go to the Contact Us page.

Need Help Understanding Your Student's Scores

Below are directions to help parents understand student score reports:

  • If your student is in 9th grade, refer to the PSAT 9 guide (English or Spanish).
  • If your student is in 10th  grade, refer to the PSAT 10 guide (English or Spanish).
  • If your student is in the 11th grade, refer to the PSAT/NMSQT Guide (English or Spanish).