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SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test)

SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) is an assessment managed by the College Board that has been used as a college admissions test since the mid-1920s. The SAT measures literacy and writing skills and assesses how well a student analyzes and solves problems. Colleges may use SAT scores for admissions and merit-based scholarships.

Official SAT Website

The SAT:

  • subject content includes reading (5 passages), writing & language, math, and optional essay
  • 3 hours without essay (3 hours 50 minutes with essay)
  • scored on a scale of 400-1600 and score is valid for college admission for 5 years
  • provides accommodations for students with disabilities
  • preparation includes the College Board’s Suite of Assessments

SAT School Day

Each Spring, Barbers Hill ISD provides all juniors the opportunity to take the SAT college readiness exam on campus for free during the SAT School Day.  Contact the high school Academic Dean of Testing, Charlotte Mitchell, for more information.