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SAT INFORMATION
11th & 12th Grade
SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST SPONSORED BY THE COLLEGE BOARD ADMISSIONS TESTING PROGRAM
SAT is an objective standardized college admissions test that measures verbal and mathematical reasoning abilities as well as writing skills related to successful performance in college. The intention of this test to supplement the high school record and other information about the student in assessing readiness for college level work.

SAT II (subject tests) is designed to measure student’s knowledge and skills in particular subject areas, as well as their ability to apply that knowledge. Some colleges use the subject tests for admissions or course replacement. The subject test falls into five general categories English, History, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, and Languages. Students are recommended to contact the college of their choice to see if any of these tests are necessary for admissions.

SAT TESTING UPDATES
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SAT Registration Information for 20-21


ACT INFORMATION

SPONSORED BY THE AMERICAN COLLEGE TESTING PROGRAM
A college admissions test of educational development in English, Mathematics, SocialStudies, Natural Sciences, and Writing - ACT is a curriculum-based test. ACT is intended to supplement the high school record and other information about the student in assessing readiness for college level work. 
NOTE: The ACT is accepted by all Michigan colleges and universities and is the entry test for the Michigan Competitive Scholarship Program.

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ACT Registration Information for 20-21


ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM

10th, 11th & 12th Grades   [MAY]

SPONSORED BY THE COLLEGE BOARD
Advance placement tests give students the opportunity to receive credit before entering college. Utica High School offers examinations on introductory college courses in following fields: Art, Biology, Chemistry, English, French, German, Government and Politics, History, Calculus, Physics, and Spanish.

In July, the grades are sent to the students, and their designated colleges. The grades are based on a 5-point scale: (5) extremely well qualified; (4) well qualified; (3) qualified; (2) possibly qualified or (1) no recommendation. Each individual university will determine credit.
*Note: students must register for AP exams and will receive information from UCS on registration.


PSAT

10th Grade (APRIL) State Testing (ALL STUDENTS)

PSAT/NMSQT
11th Grade [OCTOBER] (OPTIONAL)
This is another version of the PSAT and serves as the qualifying exam for the National Merit Scholarship Competition.

PRELIMINARY SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST, CO-SPONSORED BY THE COLLEGE BOARD AND THE NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP CORPORATION
These tests provide students and schools with information about the extent to which students have acquired verbal, writing and mathematical skills that they will need to do well in first semester college courses and preparedness for AP Classes. This test also enables students to experience the same kinds of questions they can expect on the SAT I college admissions tests.
NOTE: Only 11th grade PSAT scores can qualify a student for a National Merit Scholarship.

MICHIGAN MERIT EXAM (MME) [APRIL]
11th Grade
HIGH SCHOOL MME TEST (WorkKeys, M-STEP, and SAT)

In April, all juniors are required to take the MME, which consists of the SAT, the M-STEP and the WorkKeys Exams.  There will be three testing days.  On day one of testing, each junior will take the SAT plus writing. The SAT is a requirement for students applying for admission to any four-year college or university. On day two of testing, each junior will take the WorkKeys assessment, which will test them on employability skills such as reading for information, and applied mathematics. Science and Social Studies testing will take place on day three.