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SAT College Board Test dates:

SAT College Board Test dates:

March - June 2024 Test Dates
test date      Registration Deadline
3/9/24           2/23/24
5/4/24           4/19/24
6/1/24           5/16/24
Anticipated August-December 2024 Test Dates
Test date     Registration Deadline


In regards to the PSAT, SAT & ACT....

In regards to the PSAT, SAT & ACT....

The UC and the CSU systems have both agreed to discontinue the requirement of taking either the SAT or ACT for admission or scholarship purposes. This decision was made following research that the tests were not equitable for all and put students under unnecessary pressure. In light of this, we are not providing the PSAT since the UC and CSU systems do not accept it. 
If you are planning on going to a private college or out-of-state, please research their own requirements in regards to the SAT/ACT. If you need to take it, please access the college board school search that is below. If you want to access the college board directly, here is the link:
Descriptions of the Different Tests
PSAT: The Preliminary Scholarship AptitudeTest & National Merit Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is done on one national test day in the fall. It allows 10th and 11th graders the opportunity to see how they score in the different areas so that they are prepared to take the SAT. If you are a Junior and taking the PSAT/NMSQT then, if you choose (you have to answer that question on the form), you can become be eligible for entry into the NMSQT. Khan Academy partners with the College Board with prep programs.
SAT Reasoning Exam: Contains two must do sections, Evidenced Based Reading & Writing as well as Math worth a total of 800 points each. There is an optional writing section with three sections worth 8 points each. It is encouraged to take all three at the one time since some schools do require all three tests.
ACT:  It is an achievement test that measures knowledge learned in school. It is made up of five categories: English, Math, Reading, Science and optional writing test. Hint: take all tests! Each category is scored and a composite score. All scores are based on a 1-36 scale.
If you want to take the PSAT....

If you want to take the PSAT....

The SAT/ACT are not required for UC or CSU admission. If you decide that you want to go to a private college that requires the PSAT, here is a locator:
and you can call to find PSAT local test sites: 866.433.7728
If you do want to take it and need practice...

If you do want to take it and need practice...

Scott Becker <>
Math: (916) 847-7419 
David Tastor
English: (916) 284-1279