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Visit the Assessments and Testing page often for important updates on PSAT results, SAT test date (free), AP Registration and more!


The SAT will be given to Juniors at Ballard free with no pre-registration required on March 1. 2017.  Please refer to the Assessments and Testing page for more information.

Winter - SPS Junior Checklist

Stay focused – Continue to do well in your courses. Junior year grades are the most important grades and colleges strongly consider your performance this year. Get any extra help that you might need in your courses, continue to talk with your mentors and your counselors, and remember your goal of going to college.

Standardized tests - The SAT is given free on 3/1 to Ballard Juniors.  Juniors who are interested in taking additional SAT or the ACT+Writing should sign up at the end of their Junior year. You can take standardized tests multiple times. Talk with your high school counselor if you need a fee waiver. SAT – www.collegeboard.com   ACT – www.act.org.

Scholarships – Start learning how to apply for college scholarships. Visit www.thewashboard.org, www.fastweb.com, and www.finaid.org. These sites will connect you with scholarships and help you pay for college. You can apply to scholarships any time in high school, but it is especially important during your junior and senior year.

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Service Learning Information

The Service Learning graduation requirement is 60-hours.   For more information and current service learning opportunities please visit Services >  Service Learning.

For current Event Date information please refer to the Ballard Website Calendar.


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