Testing

• The Pre-ACT and Aspire tests are given on the same day as the PSAT in October each year. 10th grade students will be taking the Pre-ACT and 9th grade students will be taking the Aspire.

• These tests are a great experience to practice for high stakes tests. 


ACT    
• The ACT should be taken upon completion of Algebra II or when a student has almost completed Algebra II (spring of junior year).

• Students are recommended to take the ACT 2-4 times, but no more than 4. Studies have shown that best results have come from spring of junior year or fall of senior year.

• Mason High School offers the ACT every date (link to ACT website w/ dates) that it can be offered throughout the year, but you must register for it through the
ACT website.


SAT
• The SAT should be taken upon completion of Algebra II or when a student has almost completed Algebra II (spring of junior year).

• The SAT or ACT will be accepted by colleges. A student may want to try both tests to determine which fits them best.

• Mason High School offers the SAT at least once throughout the year, but you must register for it through the SAT website.


AP Testing
• AP tests are given in May of every year upon completion of an AP course.  Please refer to the AP Frequently Asked Questions for an overview of AP testing information.

• On the day of an AP exam it is important to follow these guidelines Test Day Guidelines.

• AP results are available to students in July, but they must have their AP number and log in here AP Scores.


PSAT
• All juniors will take the PSAT​​. This is a preliminary SAT and the National Merit Qualifying Exam.

  

Pre-ACT and Aspire Tests
• The Pre-ACT and Aspire tests are given on the same day as the PSAT in October each year. 10th grade students will be taking the Pre-ACT and 9th grade students will be taking the Aspire.

• These tests are a great experience to practice for high stakes tests.

ASVAB United States Military Personnel come to  Mason High School each fall to administer the ASVAB career exploration test to interested sophomores and juniors. The ASVAB test is the most widely used multiple-aptitude test in the world and helps students identify a range of skills and abilities. Students may use the results of the test to investigate occupations in line with their interests and skills. The test is free and students are under no obligation to the military. This is simply a service that the military provides. In fact, 90% of the students who take the test have no interest in the military but find the information useful in career planning.
End of Course Testing Students in Ohio are required to take a series of end of course exams throughout high school as part of Ohio’s graduation requirements.

 

 

 

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