Testing Information/College Entrance Exams
Georgia Milestones EOC - The A+ Educational Reform Act of 2000,O.C.G.A. §20-2-281, mandates that the State Board of Education adopt end-of-course assessments for core courses to be determined by the Board. The EOCs serve as a student's final exam in the associated course. With educator input, and State Board approval, the End-of-Course Assessment program is therefore comprised of the following content area assessments:
- Math (Coordinate Algebra)
- Social Studies (United States History)
- Science (Biology and Physical Science)
- English Language Arts (American Literature and Composition)
For study guides on the EOCs, click here. (https://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/Milestones_Resources.aspx)
College Entrance Exams
ACT – The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of a subject area test in English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. The ACT Plus Writing includes the four subject area tests plus a 30-minute Writing Test.
*Fee Waivers are available upon request for students who are eligible.
For more information about the ACT and ACT test prep, click here. (http://www.act.org)
SAT – The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test that lets you show colleges what you know and how well you can apply that knowledge. It tests your knowledge of reading, writing, and math — subjects that are taught every day in high school classrooms. Most students take the SAT during their junior and again their senior year of high school. Almost all colleges and universities use the SAT to make admission decisions.
*Fee Waivers are available upon request for eligible students.
For more information about the SAT and SAT practice, click here. (http://sat.collegeboard.org/home)
CSHS students who wish to take college courses at the Athens Community Career Academy must take the ACCUPLACER test. The ACCUPLACER is a computerized assessment that measures skills in writing, mathematics and reading. The ACCUPLACER is a placement test used by Athens Technical College.
ACCUPLACER – The Accuplacer test is an untimed, computerized test that helps your college evaluate your skills and place you into appropriate courses. Accuplacer offers tests in reading, writing, math, writing essay, and English as a Second Language (ESL). You will receive your Accuplacer test results immediately upon completion of testing, and your score report will include placement messages informing you what courses you should take and how to register. The Accuplacer test is an assessment tests used primarily by technical and 2-year colleges to place students in post-secondary courses and/or programs of study.
For more information about the Accuplacer test, click here. (http://www.accuplacer.collegeboard.org)
4Tests – Free practice exam site. GED, TOEFL, ACT & SAT. (http://www.4tests.com/)
College Board – The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and schools. (http://sat.collegeboard.org/home?navid=gh-sat)
Higher Scores Test Prep – Higher Scores is an online ACT and SAT test prep course. It is designed for busy, hard-working students and can be completed in 8-weeks. For more information regarding this program, visit www.higherscorestestprep.com or call (760) 814-9655.
Khan Academy - Khan Academy is a great, free resource to practice for the SAT Exam, and can be found here: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat
Prep Factor - Free practice exam site. ACT & SAT. (http://www.prepfactory.com)
PSAT – The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). It's a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT®. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools. The PSAT/NMSQT measures critical reading skills, math problem-solving skills, and writing skills. For more information, click here to visit the College Board website. (http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html)
Test-Guide - Test-Guide.com was founded by a group of educators with a passion for preparing students to succeed on their exams. On our site you'll find information on test scores, question formats, test dates, test center locations, study tips, and free practice tests. (http://www.test-guide.com/)