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    Assessments, Testing & Scores Information

    Welcome to the Assessment & Testing page. Here you will find helpful dates and information about the different kinds of testing that happen for students over the course of their four years at Ballard. Please check back regularly for updates to this page.

    Contact Lisa Coacher, ljcoacher@seattleschools.org or 206-252-1107 the Academic Intervention Specialist or
    Mike Broom, mrbroom@seattleschools.org or 206-252-1107


    BREAKING NEWS

    Ballard High Testing 2018
    If you have any questions, please contact:

    Lisa Coacher, ljcoacher@seattleschools.org or
    Mike Broom, mrbroom@seattleschools.org, 206-252-1107


     


    PSAT 2017 Information and Score Reporting For All Sophomores & Juniors
    PSAT LogoIf you have any questions, please contact:
    Lisa Coacher, ljcoacher@seattleschools.org or
    Mike Broom, mrbroom@seattleschools.org, 206-252-1107

    For more information for Parent and Students about PSAT results

    RESOURCES
    Visit collegeboard.com/psat for general information regarding the PSAT.
    For official PSAT practice visit collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/practice

    Ballard High School Testing Schedule for 2017-2018
    SAT, ACT & AP EXAM SCHEDULES

    • For Test Dates and Deadlines for Fall 2017-18 visit these sites for the SAT Collegeboard and the ACT.

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    College Board SAT Registration and Test Dates - collegeboard.org
    Test Date
    Saturdays at 8:00 a.m.
     
    Registration by
    Deadline = $45,
    $57 = w/essay
     
    LATE Registration
    Online-Only $73,
    $85 w/essay
    March 10

    February 9

    February 28
    May 5

    April 6

    April 25
    June 2

    May 3

    May 23

    ACT Logo
    ACT Registration and Test Dates - actstudent.org
    Test Date Saturdays at 8:00 a.m.
    Registration by Deadline = $39,50, w/writing = $56.50
    LATE Registration = $64.50, w/writing = $81.50
    September 9

    August 4

    August 5 - 18
    October 28

    September 22

    Sept 22 - Oct 6
    December 9

    November 3

    November 4 - 17
    February 10

    January 12

    January 13 - 19
    April 14

    March 9

    March 10 - 23
    June 9
      May 4
      May 5 - 18
    July 14
      June 15
      June 16-22

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    AP Exam Schedule 2018
    AP students wanting to take an AP Exam must register and pay on the BHS AP Registration site between January 5 - February 28. 

    For more information about the AP Exam. Please visit the AP Exam, Registration, Payment and General Information webpage. CLICK HERE
    Times and dates for AP tests 2018

    PREPARING FOR AP EXAMS

    AP Resources: Here is a link to the AP College Board Preparing for your AP Exams: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/takingtheexam/preparing-for-exams

    For additional info about AP visit: apstudent.collegeboard.org

    SAT and ACT Testing Dates

    If you have any questions, please contact:

    Lisa Coacher, ljcoacher@seattleschools.org or
    Mike Broom, mrbroom@seattleschools.org, 206-252-1107


    Reference Information

     

    How Did Your Student Do Last Year on State Exams?

    To find out how your student did on state testing last year, go to the Student Portal at the top of the website and log on to the Source.  On your student’s Source page, click on Assessments. View your student’s Smarter Balanced Assessment scores for English Language Arts (ELA) and MA on View State Assessment Scores link.  If your student took the Biology, Algebra or Geometry EOC, you can find their scores on the View End of Course Scores link.


    SBA in ELA & Math Information

    All 11th graders are required by the Federal Government to take the SBA in English Language Arts (ELA) and Math, unless they previously passed the test as 10th graders. lf Students would like to get familiar with the format of the Smarter Balanced Assessment they can go to the SBA Practice Test.

    Practice Test Link Tips: Select "Take the Practice and Training Tests" icon.  Use "Guest Settings" on Sign In page.  Choose "Start ELA HS Training Test" for Language Arts and "Start Math HS Training Test" for Math.  On the "Choose Settings" prompt leave settings; click Select.

     

    • Smarter Balanced FAQ

     

    Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Resources


    Informational Video Links

     

    Understanding Your PSAT Scores: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/scores/understanding-scores

    SAT Practice and Scores: www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8f-jif9itg

    How to Link Your College Board & Khan Academy PSAT Accounts: 
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vhfaw8w4G2w

    Visit the SPS Assessment and Testing webpage
    https://www.seattleschools.org/academics/assessments