Principal – Mr. Lisby
Assistant Principal- Dr. Carroll
Counselors – Ms. Roman & Mr. Arrington
Program – for high achieving students –
Duke – 95th percentile + 6th grade FCAT -
259 Reading or Math
Developing college mindset and skill set
Increased awareness in academic ability
Increased access to enrichment
Certificate of Recognition/Achievement
Students can take SAT or ACT
An above- level testing experience:
Provides more information about academic
Helps students plan for high school and
Provides information about educational
opportunities and options for the future.
Differences Between ACT and SAT
Four multiple choice 3 sections – Writing, Math,
sections: Math, English and Critical Reading
Reading and Science
Score: 1-36 per section Score 200-800 per section
Content based Analyze & solve problems
Similarities Between Tests
Predictors for college success
Used by colleges to determine admission
Bright Future Scholarship criteria
District Recommended Test Dates
SAT – January 26, 2013
ACT – February 9, 2013
Testing Registration Deadline:
For Duke: SAT or ACT by November 1, 2012
For OCSA by October 25
or by December 5, 2012 (online enrollment)
OCSA school ID=215813CA
Test registration site codes for SAT in Jan.:
Neptune Middle – 10-632
Horizon Middle – 10-461
More Registration Information
Register EARLY to get a 7th grade location.
Parents: Make sure your student practices the
cursive statement prior to the test.
To Practice for the Test
Question of the Day:
www.collegeboard.org and www.act.org
Use the practice test.
Become familiar with the directions.
Take the test – time each section.
Look at questions you miss and see if
you can figure out the correct answer.
On the SAT On the ACT
Guess if you Never leave a
can eliminate blank.
If you have no
clue, SKIP IT.
Special Test Prep Workshop
An expert in test prep who has had success
in preparing 7th graders as well as 11th & 12th
graders for the SAT and ACT
Two Saturdays – pick mornings or
Morning: 9:15 am – 12:45 pm
Afternoons: 1:15 – 4:45 pm
Test Prep Workshop
December 1st and 8th --either am or pm
Limited space available
First come, first served
To register: send email with your student’s
Indicate mornings OR afternoons to
complete the email.
Admission Ticket for the Test
You should receive it at least 1 week
before test – from SAT or ACT.
If you register on-line, print it!
Problem? Contact SAT or ACT directly:
What to Eat Before the Test
A light breakfast with little/no grease
Mix and match: cereal, yogurt, granola,
dried fruit, nuts, bananas, fruit juice, ham, a
Avoid: Bread, bagels, muffins, eggs, sausage
and bacon, and cheese.
Student’s picture ID
Two #2 pencils (no mechanical pencils)
Acceptable calculator & extra batteries
Snack and water (for break)
Light jacket or sweater
On Test Day (January 26)
Special meeting for parents at 2 test
How to interpret test results
High school programs for your child
About 1 hour
No child care available
These tests are designed for juniors and
In math the questions generally go
from easy to difficult. The last
questions are harder.
Students do NOT need to answer all the
questions to get a good score.