SAT Exam for Juniors

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 to Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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PSD Juniors to take SAT April 11 or 12

All high school juniors in Colorado will take the SAT exam, free of charge, on April 11 or 12 depending on the testing calendar at their high school. The SAT exam replaces the ACT exam that juniors have taken in the past.

Students may take optional Essay section.

Some colleges and universities require the essay portion of the SAT for admission and some do not. Colorado State University, University of Colorado, Front Range Community College, and University of Northern Colorado do NOT require the essay. To help decide whether to take the optional essay, students should confirm whether an essay score is needed at their college of interest. For information about colleges and univesities and their SAT policies, please click here.

Students must register to take the optional essay section between between Jan. 27 and Feb. 12. by calling 866-917-9030 or by going to their College Board account online ( Please note that the school can't do this for them.

Students who do not want to take the essay portion of the exam don't need to take any action.

For more information about the SAT, contact a school counselor.