ACT TEST Preparation Classes at Uintah High School
- Information for Spring 2018 is pending
- The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, or ASVAB, is not a single test; rather, it is a battery of tests designed to determine the individual skills and abilities of personnel intending to enter the military services. In high schools, it is often used as a basic aptitude test. http://official-asvab.com/
- The ASVAB will be given on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7:45 am Uintah High School for any interestegoo.gl/forms/4YmpuRj0YHB3Fwii1d sophomores, juniors, or seniors. Students will be excused from their morning classes to take the test, however the students must make up all work that they miss. Here is the link to sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/4YmpuRj0YHB3Fwii1
- The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English, Math, Reading, Science, and an optional Writing test. ACT results are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the United States. The ACT includes 215 multiple-choice questions and takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete, including a short break (or just over four hours if you are taking the ACT Plus Writing). Actual testing time is 2 hours and 55 minutes (plus 30 minutes if you are taking the ACT Pluse Writing).
- For a list of test dates and to register for the ACT, go online to: http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html#dates
- The cost is $42.50
- Uintah High School will only offer the ACT 4 times a year: September, October, February, and June
- All juniors will take the ACT on February 27, 2018. This is an opportunity for all juniors to take the test at no cost.
- The school counseling department cannot register you for the ACT.
- https://schools.shmoop.com/signup/uintah-students- See your counselor for the Magic Word.
- ACT and SAT practice
Students will be required to have a current library card to utilize the site. The login number is the number on the back of the library card.
- Utah Futures - https://utahfutures.org/
- The SAT and SAT Subject Tests are designed to assess your academic readiness for college. These exams provide a path to opportunities, financial support, and scholarships, in a way that's fair to all students. The SAT and SAT Subject Tests keep pace with what colleges are looking for today, measuring the skills required for success in the 21st century.
- For more information on the SAT, go online to: http://sat.collegeboard.org/home
- Uintah High School will only offer the SAT twice a year: May and October
The SAT vs. the ACT
- The PSAT is a nationwide, multiple-choice test taken by about 3.4 million high school students every year. A great primer for the SAT® and even the ACT®, the PSAT includes math, critical reading and writing questions. A student must take the PSAT to be considered for the National Achievement Scholarship http://www.nationalmerit.org/
- The PSAT will be administered at Uintah High School on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 to juniors. The cost of the test is $15 which must be paid to Mrs. Hacking in the Finance Office before that day (the first thirty students who pay the fee will take the test).
- For more information on the PSAT, go online to: https://www.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt
- AP Exams are given in May. The cost for each AP Exam is $91. Students must pay a deposit of $15 to Mrs. Wilson in the finance office to register for the exam.
- For more information on AP Exams, go online to: http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/ap/about/dates
Civics Test for Graduation
Starting with the class of 2016, all students in Utah will have to pass a Civics Test to graduate. Please see your social studies teacher for more information. Below are links to websites and apps to help you prepare for the test.