Standardize Testing Info.

Updated 9.22.2014

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Seton Testing 

  • Familiarizes students with the format of standardized tests
  • Teaches students test-taking strategies and techniques for answering different kinds of questions
  • Provides practice test questions in areas tested
  • Eases testing anxiety


SAT Testing

The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test that lets you show colleges what you know and how well you can apply that knowledge. It tests your knowledge of reading, writing and math — subjects that are taught every day in high school classrooms. Most students take the SAT during their junior or senior year of high school, and almost all colleges and universities use the SAT to make admission decisions.



ACT Testing

American College Testing Program. The ACT is a curriculum based test that measures the students knowledge of English, reading, math and science skills.


California Achievement Testing (CAT)

The California Achievement Test, CAT E/Survey (Grades 2, 4-12) is a nationally normed standardized test that measures achievement in the areas of Reading, Language Arts and Math. It meets most states’ requirements for an annual assessment for homeschool and private school use. This is a Core Battery/Survey Edition and takes approximately 2½ hours to administer. NO BACHELOR’S DEGREE REQUIRED!


PSAT Testing

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). It’s a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT®. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools. Enter the competition for scholarships from NMSC (grade 11).

The PSAT/NMSQT measures:

  • Critical reading skills     Math problem-solving skills      Writing skills


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