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State and Standardized Testing

 
 
 

     Many Colleges/Universities are "Test Flexible" for the Class of 2021.  Please review college admission's websites for more information.

 
Standardized/College Admissions Testing:

Students are encouraged to begin taking the SAT and/or the ACT college entrance exams starting in the spring semester of their junior year. Many students take the SAT and/or ACT two or more times because they often improve their scores. Most colleges will take your best scores (super score). Seniors wishing to improve their SAT and/or ACT scores can often retest in September or October and still meet many college application deadlines. Most colleges accept either test. Consult college websites to determine if one is preferred or required.

Students should check the admission requirements of the colleges they plan to attend to determine the importance in each admissions decision.

Most colleges require you to send SAT/ACT scores directly to them from the testing agency. You will need the college codes of any schools you want to receive your scores when you register for this test.
 
Important Numbers on SAT/ACT/AP Registration Forms: 
SAT and ACT CEEB – 153900

Test Center Code for ZCHS on ACT– 167020
Test Center Code for ZCHS on SAT  15-855

 
  • SAT: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines      
  • FALL 2020                                                   SPRING/SUMMER 2021
  • August 29                                                   March 13
  • September 26                                            June 5
  • November 7                                               
  • December 5

 ACT: https://www.act.org/content/act/en.html

  • December 12
  • *Additional dates may be added and testing may be available at other locations. 

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