Standardized Tests

The EXPLORE test is administered to all students in Grade 9. It helps students plan for the future by measuring college readiness benchmarks in Math, Science, Reading and English. Students meet with our counselor to review the score report.

The PLAN test is administered to all students in Grade 10. It measures basic academic development and helps identify career interests. Students meet with their counselor to receive a copy of the score report, review the scores, and discuss career information.

PSAT tests are administered to students in Grade 11. The skills tested on the PSAT/NMSQT are the skills needed in college. The PSAT compares academic skills with those of other college-bound students. Students meet with our counselor and review the PSAT score report.

Test preparation for students is provided through inclusion in curriculum as well as an SAT online prep class to enable students to practice taking this test. With sample questions and instant feedback on correct answers and thought patterns, students benefit from the experience of preparation on how to take this important test.