STUDENT RESOURCESHISD makes it as easy as possible for all juniors to take the SAT test by providing the test at no fee and on the student’s own campus.
PSAT 8TH AND 9THAbout This ExamThe PSAT 8/9 is a test that will help you and your teachers figure out what you need to work on most so that you’re ready for college when you graduate from high school. It tests the same skills and knowledge as the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and PSAT 10 — in a way that makes sense for your grade level. More information
CostFree for HISD 8th and 9th GradersDateAsk your School Counselor
SATAbout This Exam
The SAT and SAT Subject Tests are a suite of tools designed to assess your academic readiness for college. These college entrance exams, for 11th and 12th graders, provide a path to opportunities, financial support and scholarships. The SAT is offered on six Saturday's.*HISD also offers a school day SAT on April 5, 2017, which is free for all HISD 11th graders.
CostSAT+Essay: $57 or fee waiver available
ACTAbout This Exam
The ACT is a US college admissions test, measuring what you learn in high school to determine your academic readiness for college. This exam is for 11th and 12th graders.
CostACT+Writing: $58.50 or fee waiver available
COLLEGE BOARD + KHAN ACADEMYBuilding on its efforts to encourage HISD high school students’ success on the PSAT and SAT tests, the district encourages students to use CollegeBoard + Khan Academy’s Official SAT Practice website. This test preparation program is available to all district students in grades 7–12. On average, Khan Academy increases test scores dramatically. Read more...