Standardized testing scores can be a major factor in college admissions decisions.
Most colleges will accept either the SAT and the ACT.
The SAT is a three-hour exam designed to test for general readiness for college-level work. It includes categories of reading, writing and language and mathematics.
Reading: 52 questions, 35 minutes
Writing & Language: 44 questions, 35 minutes
Mathematics, No calculator: 20 questions, 25 minutes
Mathematics, calculator: 38 questions, 35 minutes
Score Range: 400-1600
The ACT is a two hour and fifty-five minute exam without the essay and three hours and thirty-five minutes with the essay. The test measures your knowledge in various subject matters including English, mathematics, reading, and science, as well as an optional essay portion.
English: 75 questions; 45 minutes
Mathematics: 60 questions; 60 minutes
Reading: 40 questions; 35 minutes
Science: 40 questions; 35 minutes
(Optional) Writing: 1 question; 40 minutes
Sunday SAT Testing
If registering for Sunday testing instead of Saturday, you register online.
Please be aware that there are no June test centers in the D/FW area.
- Complete a request online by filling out the SAT Student and Parent Inquiry Form
- Select Registration and Change Saturday/Sunday Registration for the first and second dropdown menus respectively
- Upload a signed clergy letter through the form
- Once you submit the clergy letter, Customer Service will process your request and contact you via email to advise you of your next steps in scheduling your Sunday test
- Once your Sunday test date is confirmed, print your admission ticket with the Sunday test date
Once you have registered for Sunday testing, you can re-register online or by phone for additional test dates without providing the clergy letter. College Board is no longer accepting paper registrations for SAT Weekend.