Testing Information

  • Fall

    PSAT-Practice SAT Test; Administered to all 11th graders and open to 9th and 10th graders.        
    Accuplacer-SPCC College Entrance Test; Administered to all 9th and to 10th graders who have not passed all sections of the test. PLAN-Practice ACT Test; Required by the state for all 10th graders.
    Final Exams-Given in December for all high school classes and the majority of college classes. 
     

    Spring

    ACT-College Entrance Exam; Required by the state for all 11th graders.
    Accuplacer-SPCC College Entrance Test; Administered to all 9th and 10th graders who have not passed all sections of the test.
    Final Exams-Given in May for all high school classes and the majority of college classes.

     

    ACT Testing

     
    The state of North Carolina has mandated that all 11th graders take the ACT test. This free ACT test can be used for college admissions and to help students with preparing for careers. The test takes place each year on the first Tuesday in March. For more information on the ACT and preparing for the test view the links below.

     

    PLAN Testing

     
    The state of North Carolina has mandated that all 10th graders take the PLAN test as part of the new school accountability model. The PLAN will help prepare students to take the ACT, college entrance exam. Students will receive their individual PLAN results and can use the results to help prepare for the ACT. The test takes place each year in the month of October. For more information on the PLAN view the links below.

     

    PSAT Testing

    The PSAT is a practice test to help students prepare for the SAT. Results from the PSAT are only for students and not shared with colleges and universities. The PSAT takes place each year on the third Wednesday in October. For more information on the PSAT view the links below.

     

    Accuplacer Testing

    The Accuplacer is a college placement test administered by South Piedmont Community College. There are five sections to the Accuplacer; Sentence Skills, Reading Comprehension, Arithmetic, Algebra and Computer Proficiency. Students must pass key sections of the Accuplacer before taking the majority of college courses. Our College Liaison will schedule a time for ninth and tenth graders to take the test once a semester. Students do not have to schedule a time to take the test on their own.

     

    2015-2016 SAT AND ACT Test Dates and Registration Deadlines

     
    Students in 12th grade should begin taking the SAT and ACT no later than spring semester. It is suggested that students take both the SAT and ACT at least once. The tests are not administered at UCEC for 12th and 13th graders. Students must register for the tests on the College Board or ACT websites.
     

    SAT Testing

    Date

    SAT Registration Deadline

    ACT Testing

    Date

    ACT Registration Deadline

    October 3, 2015

    September 3, 2015

    September 12, 2015

    August 7, 2015

    November 7, 2015

    October 9, 2015

    October 24, 2015

    September 18, 2015

    December 5, 2015

    November 5, 2015

    December 12, 2015

    November 6, 2015

    January 23, 2016

    December 28, 2015

    February 6, 2016

    January 8, 2016

    March 5, 2016

    February 5, 2016

    April 9, 2016

    March 4, 2016

    May 7, 2016

    April 8, 2016

    June 11, 2016

    May 6, 2016

    June 4, 2016

    May 5, 2016