College Testing

Strake Jesuit is a national testing center for both the SAT and the ACT on certain dates, indicated below.   The test center coordinator for both the SAT and ACT is Dr. Richard Clinton.  His email is rclinton@strakejesuit.org and his office phone is (713) 272-4374.

SAT 
The SAT is a standardized test that measures what you learn in high school and what you need to succeed in college.  Information about the SAT is available on the College Board website.

There are many local and nation-wide companies that provide SAT test prep classes.  These classes range in length and cost.   In addition, the College Board provides free online practice tests.  Click here for more information.  

Test Date

Registration Deadline     

Late Registration Deadline    Offered at SJ/SAA?

August 24, 2019

July 26, 2019

August 13, 2019                              Strake Jesuit

October 5, 2019

September 6, 2019

September 24, 2019                      St. Agnes

November 2, 2019    

October 3, 2019

October 22, 2019                            Strake Jesuit

December 7, 2019

November 8, 2019

November 26, 2019                        Strake Jesuit

March 14, 2020

February 14, 2020

March 3, 2020                                  St. Agnes

May 2, 2020

April 3, 2020

April 21, 2020                                   No

June 6, 2020

May 8, 2020

May 27, 2020                                    Strake Jesuit

 

ACT
The ACT® test is the leading US admissions test, measuring what you learn in high school to determine your academic readiness for college.  You can register for the ACT at www.actstudent.org.

Test Date

Registration Deadline

Late Fee Required                      

Offered at Strake Jesuit?

September 14, 2019

August 16, 2019

August 17-30, 2019

 Yes

October 26, 2019

September 20, 2019

September 21-October 4, 2019

No

December 14, 2019

November 8, 2019

November 9-22, 2019

No

February 8, 2020

January 10, 2020

January 11-17, 2020

Yes

April 4, 2020

February 28, 2020

Feb. 29- March 13, 2020

Yes

June 13, 2020

May 8, 2020

May 9-22, 2020

No

July 18, 2020

June 19, 2020

June 20-26, 2020

No

For more information on how to prepare for the ACT, click here.

 

PSAT
The PSAT is administered annually to our 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students and includes a Reading Test, a Writing and Language Test, and a Math Test.  For more information about the PSAT, click on the following links:  PSAT NMSQT and PSAT 8/9.

Below are resources for preparing for the exam and understanding your PSAT/NMSQT scores:
Preparing for the PSAT
2018 PSAT/NMSQT Scores - Student and Parent Manual
2018 PSAT/NMSQT Scores -  Parent Tutorial

 

Pre ACT
Offered once a year on the Strake Jesuit campus, this optional exam provides our students with the opportunity to practice for the ACT exam.   In addition, the Pre ACT, in conjunction with the PSAT, is a good tool to use in determining which admissions test is right for each student.

 

AP Bulletin for Students and Parents
The 2018-2019 AP Bulletin has important information about the AP Exams, including the policies and procedures for exam administration and security that help ensure a fair and uniform testing experience for all students. On exam day, you’ll be asked to sign a statement on your answer sheet indicating you understand and agree to the policies and procedures in this publication.

 

Admissions Test Preparation Resources
SAT/ACT Test Planning & Strategies
CatalystPrep
TestMasters Professional Exam Preparation