If the student has an IEP (ESE student) or a 504 Plan, please be aware that accommodations provided in the classroom and on State tests such as the FSA, ELA, B.E.S.T. EOCs, and FAST Mathematics are NOT AUTOMATICALLY PROVIDED for College Board (SAT, AP, PSAT, Subject Tests) testing or ACT testing. Accommodations must be applied for thru the test companies with the assistance of designated school personnel. Decisions about accommodations are made by the companies based on recent documentation of the disability, test data supporting the need for accommodations, and timely submission of the application. The websites of the two companies contain information about the process and timelines.
- Deadline for PSAT is typically mid August
- Deadline for AP exams is usually February
- Deadline for IB exams is May of the year prior to them
- Deadline for ACT and SAT is typically by the registration deadline. Contact your guidance department at least 2 weeks prior to this deadline.
If you wish to apply or need more information, please contact your counselor.
End of Course (EOC) Exams
End of Course Exams (EOC) are taken in Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, and U.S. History. All tests are taken on the computer. Students are given the opportunity to take practice tests and use the tools provided on the computer. EOCs are 30% of your final grade in that course. (Refer to graduation requirements to see details)
Cell Phones are not allowed to be on the student's person while testing. This includes breaks. Please leave devices at home if at all possible. If seen using any electronic device during testing, the student's test will be invalidated.
More information about these exams are available at Florida Department of Education Assessments
Practice tests are available at Statewide Assessments Practice Tests
If you're serious about joining the military, then you must take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB).
The ASVAB is a timed multi-aptitude test, which is given at over 14,000 schools and Military Entrance Processing Stations (MEPS) nationwide and is developed and maintained by the Department of Defense.
More information is available on their website.
To sign up, please contact your school guidance department.
Required Florida assessment information is available from the Florida Department of Education. Please check their page and don't forget to check the school's test calendar.
Cell phones are not allowed to be on the student's person during the exam, including breaks. If seen using during the test, the test will be invalidated.
The PERT test is used to determine college ready scores for Math, Reading, and Writing. This test is used by many 2 year colleges to determine level of coursework. Students seeking a Bright Future Gold Seal Scholarship may use PERT scores to meet the Gold Seal requirement. It is free to the students who take it in high school.
Please contact your guidance department for more information.
The SAT is three hours and thirty-five-minute exam that measures skills in the areas of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing. The scores are used for college admissions purposes because the test predicts readiness for college work.
The ACT is America's most widely accepted college entrance exam. It assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work.
The PSAT/NMSQT exam provides students with a practice test in preparation for the SAT. It is also used in the selection of the top juniors in the country for the awarding of National Merit Scholarships.