SAT stands for Scholastic Aptitude Test. The SAT Reasoning Tests measure writing, critical reading, and mathematics abilities. The writing section contains a short essay and multiple-choice questions on grammar, usage and word choice. The critical reading section contains items on reading comprehension, sentence completions, and paragraph length critical reading. The mathematics section includes number and operations, algebra and functions, geometry, statistics, probability, and data analysis. Although optional, this test is required by some post secondary institutions.
SAT Subject Tests are offered to aid college placement in specific subject areas. They are optional. Students may choose from the following: Literature, U.S. History, World History, Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and foreign language tests.
Target Population: Predominantly college-bound 11th and 12th grade students.