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“The SAT is a college entrance exam that is accepted or required at nearly all four-year colleges and universities in the United States. It is among the most rigorously researched and designed tests in the world, serving as both a measure of students’ college readiness and as a valid and reliable predictor of college outcomes. The current SAT includes sections on reading, writing and math, with the highest possible score for each section being 800.

The redesigned SAT will launch in March 2016 and will focus on the skills and knowledge that evidence shows are needed most for college and career success. It reflects what Colorado students are already learning in their classrooms, including the best of instruction in math, English language arts, science, history, and social studies. The new test will have two sections – Math and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing. There will be a scoring scale of 400 to 1600, with an optional essay scored separately.”


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The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test and it is offered several times a year. Most students take the SAT for the first time during the spring of their junior year and a second time during the fall of their senior year. Find out how SAT can benefit students.

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The SAT costs $54.50. Fee waivers are available for students who qualify for free or reduced price lunch. Students and families can also contact their School Counselor.

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