Standardized testing & AP Exams
Be sure to look at Ms. Erikson's 'Standardized Testing' Canvas page for detailed information on the following:
- SAT + ACT registration instructions
- SAT + ACT study resources
- Fee waiver information
- Testing accommodations
- TOEFL registration
What tests are offered at FHS?
For the 2022-23 school year, only the SAT will be offered at Framingham High School. Students may take the ACT at other high schools.
Important SAT/ACT Test Day Information:
Make sure you bring what you need for test day! This includes a printed copy of your admissions ticket, a photo ID (a school ID is valid), No.2 pencils, and an approved calculator. Need help registering? Visit the College & Career Center (K005).
What is the Difference Between the SAT/ACT?
There are a few key differences between the SAT and the ACT. ACT scores range between 1-36, and SAT scores range between 800-1600. The ACT allows a calculator to be used for all math sections; the SAT only permits a calculator on some sections (though, both tests focus on arithmetic, Algebra I&II, Geometry, and Trigonometry). ACT does have a science focus, unlike the SAT. *Both the ACT & SAT are accepted by almost all colleges/universities in the U.S.
Should I take the ACT/SAT Combo Practice Test?
Yes! For all the reasons above, you may have a standardized test preference. The only way to find out which one you have is to take a sample of each test. Contact Ms. Erikson for details on how to find an online combo practice test.
Do I Qualify for a Fee Waiver, & Where Do I Get One?
Do you have free/reduced lunch and/or receive any financial assistance? If so, you qualify for a SAT fee waiver! A fee waiver covers the cost of up to two SAT tests and three SAT Subject Tests. If you need an SAT or ACT fee waiver, please contact Ms. Erikson and she will get you a code and help you register.
How do I Send Schools my ACT/SAT Scores?
Official SAT/ACT scores must be submitted through their respective websites. Scores are NOT sent by FHS students’ respective colleges. Four score sends are covered by the registration fee for both the SAT and ACT. Students who qualify for free/reduced lunch get up to eight free score sends.
Upcoming SAT / ACT Prep at FHS:
PRINCETON REVIEW STRATEGY SESSIONS
Princeton Review will be holding 3, free strategy sessions for FHS students.
After students have taken an SAT practice test, or even the real thing, they may still not really know what it takes to succeed on the test, or even how to begin working on improving their scores. In the SAT Strategy Session presentation, Princeton Review gives students some simple, basic strategies that will make sure they score higher next time. This is an excellent follow-up program to a practice SAT or first SAT exam.
Click the links to register for 3 different dates for the SAT Strategy Sessions:
- Tuesday, February 28, 2023 AT 7:00PM - Register here: https://secure.princetonreview.com/event?PSOId=511759
- Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 7:00PM - Register here: https://secure.princetonreview.com/event?PSOId=511761
- Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 7:00PM - Register here: https://secure.princetonreview.com/event?PSOId=511762
REVOLUTION PREP PRACTICE EXAMS
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- SAT Practice Exam | FREE | Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 9:00 AM EST (Online) - REGISTER + SEE DETAILS
- ACT Practice Exam | FREE | Saturday, April 8, 2023 | 9:00 AM EST (Online) - REGISTER + SEE DETAILS
FEBRUARY 2023 - Framingham HS SATACT Flyer Feb 2023
- SAT Practice Exam | FREE | Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 9:00 AM EST (Online) - REGISTER + SEE DETAILS
- ACT Practice Exam | FREE | Saturday, February 11, 2023 | 9:00 AM EST (Online) - REGISTER + SEE DETAILS
- SAT Practice Exam | FREE | Saturday, December 3, 2022 | 9:00 AM EST (Online) - REGISTER + SEE DETAILS
- ACT Practice Exam | FREE | Saturday, December 10, 2022 | 9:00 AM EST (Online) - REGISTER + SEE DETAILS
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