College Admissions Testing

Testing Information (VCS CEEB: #053468)

Taking standardized college admissions tests is a necessary part of applying to four-year colleges and universities. Get all you need to know and register for the SAT or ACT.

Learn About the SAT

The SAT Reasoning test changed in 2005. One of the major changes is the addition of a Writing section to the test which includes an essay. Currently about 20% of colleges and universities use the Writing section as part of their testing admissions criteria.

Register for the SAT Online

Students planning on applying to four-year colleges should take two or three SAT Reasoning tests beginning in the Spring of the junior year.

~If you miss a late registration deadline, see Mr. Gray about taking the test Standby.

The SAT Subject Tests

The SAT Subject tests are required by the UCs (University of California)schools and some other selective colleges and universities. Check with the schools you are interested in. For the UC's, you must take two subject tests in two different subject areas. If you take the math subject test, the UC will not accept Math Lvl 1 but will accept Lvl 2.

The ACT

The ACT is an alternate test to taking the SAT Reasoning test. Colleges will accept either. Go to the link and you can learn about and/or register for the ACT.

Advanced Placement (AP)

Learn about the Collegeboards AP program. Village offers 13 different AP classes.

SAT Prep Opportunities