ACT/SAT Test Information

College-bound seniors who have not taken the ACT or SAT should do so as soon as possible so your scores will be available for your college applications. College-bound juniors need to sign up for spring testing. Practice test booklets and information for online registration are available in the counseling office. Register for the ‘Test Question of the Day’ through ACT or SAT. The dates for the school year are posted below. Clarksville High School CEEB code number is 150535. Enter this number where requested so your scores can be reported to CHS. SAT Help Line for Students is 1-866-756-7346.  Fee waivers for the ACT and SAT are available from Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Allred, or Mrs. Sammons, if applicable.


Do I choose the ACT or the SAT test?

Curious about the difference between the ACT and SAT?  Not sure which one to take?  Check out the following information to learn more about these tests.

  • ACT:  The ACT is an achievement test, measuring what a student has learned in school.
  • SAT:  The SAT test prioritizes content that reflects the kind of reading and math students will encounter in college and their future work lives.

Want to practice? www.khanacademy.org/sat www.collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice/full-length-practice-tests


ACT Testing Dates

Visit www.actstudent.org for more information or to register for the ACT test.

Test Dates Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Photo Upload, Standby Deadline
September 10, 2022 August 5 August 19 September 2
October 22, 2022 September 16 September 30 October 14
December 10, 2022 November 4 November 11 December 2
February 11, 2023 January 6 January 20 February 3
April 15, 2023 March 10, 2023 March 24 April 7
June 10, 2023 May 5 May 19 June 2
July 15, 2023 June 16 June 23 July 7

SAT Testing Dates

Visit www.collegeboard.org for more information or to register for the SAT test.

Test Dates Registration Deadline Deadline for Changes, Regular Cancellation, Late Registration Score Release Dates Colleges Receive Scores
August 27, 2022 July 29 August 16 September 9 September 19
October 1, 2022 September 2 September 20 October 14 October 24
November 5, 2022 October 7 October 25 November 18 November 28
December 3, 2022 November 3 November 22 December 16 December 26
March 11, 2023 February 10 February 28 March 24 April 3
May 6, 2023 April 7 April 25 May 19 May 29
June 3, 2023 May 4 May 23 June 16 June 26

PSAT Test Information Test Date:  October 25, 2022, free to all 10th and 11th graders.  

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools. Just by taking the PSAT/NMSQT you have already taken the first step toward college. What’s next? Log in to My College QuickStart to:

  • See correct answers and explanations
  • Get a personalized SAT study plan
  • Search for colleges
  • Explore majors and careers
  • Learn about scholarship programs
  • Take a personality test
  • Use your Online Access Code on the inside of your PSAT report to log in to your personalized site at: www.studentscores.collegeboard.org

Visit www.collegeboard.org for more information about the PSAT and SAT tests and college and career planning.   Test Preparation Resources


ASVAB

The ASVAB measures strengths and potential for future success.  You do not “pass” or “fail”.  the results represent how well you have developed your skills in addition to your potential for training.  Your results provide a measure of your skills and abilities with different scores:

  •  Career Exploration Scores-The three Career Exploration Scores are verbal, math, and science/technical skills.  Each of these scores is made up of a combination of some of the individual ASVAB tests.
  • ASVAB Tests-You receive a score for each subtest that makes up the ASVAB.
  • Military Entrance Score/Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT)-Participation in the ASVAB CEP does not obligate you to talk with military recruiters or consider a military career.  If you are interested in joining the Military it is best to discuss this score with a recruiter.  Learn more at www.careersinthemilitary.com.
  • Access Code-YourASVAB Summary Results sheet includes an access code you will use to login to www.asvabprogram.com/student.
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