Standardized Testing Information
Standardized Testing Information
RBHS High School Code 143655
Students with individual questions on any of these exams or about fee waivers should contact their counselor.
This is an optional test for sophomores and juniors that serves as a precursor for the SAT exam. It also qualifies juniors to enter scholarship programs offered through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Sophomores take this exam as practice and only use scores for their own planning and informational purposes. The test measures critical reading, math problem-solving and writing skills.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Test Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Registration ends on TBD with no exceptions. Registration for the exam is $21. Interested students can sign up through https://user.totalregistration.net/PSAT/143655.
This is a test used for college admission purposes and is typically taken during junior year. The test includes 4 subject areas (English, Mathematics, Reading and Science) and an optional writing exam. The test includes 215 multiple-choice questions for the four subject areas, and takes approximately 3.5 hours to complete without writing and 4 hours with writing.
Students interested in taking this exam must sign up for one of the test dates listed below on their own through the ACT website.
|Test Date||Regular Registration Deadline||Late Registration Deadline (Late Fee Applies)||Standby Deadline, Photo Upload Deadline|
|September 10, 2022||August 5, 2022||August 19, 2022||September 2, 2022|
|October 22, 2022||September 16, 2022||September 30, 2022||October 14, 2022|
|December 10, 2022||November 4, 2022||November 11, 2022||December 2, 2022|
|February 11, 2023||January 6, 2023||January 20, 2023||February 3, 2023|
|April 15, 2023||March 10, 2023||March 24, 2023||April 7, 2022|
|June 10, 2023||May 5, 2023||May 19, 2023||June 2, 2023|
|July 15, 2023||June 16, 2023||June 23, 2023||July 7, 2023|
SAT and SAT Subject Tests
The SAT is a test used for college admission purposes and is typically taken during junior year. The test includes 3 sections: reading, writing and math. The critical reading section includes reading passages and sentence completions. The writing section includes a short essay and multiple-choice questions on identifying errors and improving grammar and usage. The mathematics section includes questions on arithmetic operations, algebra, geometry, statistics and probability.
SAT Subjects tests are sometimes required by colleges to help with admission decisions, course placement and course selection. They are one-hour, multiple-choice tests on a specific subject. There are currently 20 SAT Subject tests in 5 categories: English, History, Science, Mathematics and Languages.
Students interested in taking either of these exams on any national test date must sign up for one of the test dates listed below on their own using their College Board account.
|Test Date||Registration Deadline||Deadline for Changes, Regular Cancellation,
and Late Registration
|August 27, 2022||July 29, 2022||August 16, 2022|
|October 1, 2022||September 2, 2022||September 20, 2022|
|November 5, 2022||October 7, 2022||October 25, 2022|
|December 3, 2022||November 3, 2022||November 22, 2022|
|March 11, 2023||February 10, 2023||Feb 28, 2023|
|May 6, 2023||April 7, 2023||April 25, 2023|
|June 3, 2023||May 4, 2023||May 23, 2023|
Students at RBHS have the opportunity to enroll in Advanced Placement (AP) courses that are part of the AP program as administered by College Board. Students who enroll in AP classes at RBHS are exposed to college-level material and rigor and have the potential to earn college credit for the AP course they take. Students interested in determining whether or not AP courses would be a good fit for them should talk to their counselor.
AP courses culminate in an exam that is offered in May to determine whether the content and skills in the course have been successfully mastered. AP Exam test dates will run from May 2 - May 13, 2022. General information from the College Board on when each test will be offered can be found HERE.