• Required Tests 

    **Please note that students with financial hardships may receive a fee waiver for ACT and college application fees.  If you feel this applies to your student please have them sign up to speak with their counselor**
     
     

    TESTS

    WHEN & WHERE

    WHAT IS IT?

    WHO TAKES IT?

    WHY TAKE IT?

    ACT Test

    ERHS-April 24, 2019

    College entrance exam based on learned skills and problem solving.

    English/Reading/Math/Science

    Current ERHS 11th grade students

    **all other students should go online to ACT.ORG for testing dates and locations**

    Complete the college admission process for 4 year colleges.  Qualify for some scholarships.

    *Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment Test

    Reading

     

    ERHS- April 29-May 1, 2019

    Evaluation of student competence in application of processes and concepts of the state graduation standard

    10th grade students

    Identify district and school strengths and weaknesses

     

    *Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment Test

    Math

     

    ERHS- April 29-May 1, 2019

    Evaluation of student competence in application of processes and concepts of the state graduation standard

    11th grade students

     

     

    Identify district and school strengths and weaknesses

     

    *Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment Test

    Science

     

    ERHS-May 6-8, 2019

     

    Evaluation of student competence in application of processes and concepts of the state graduation standard

    For students currently enrolled in Biology and AP Biology

    Identify district and school strengths and weaknesses

     

    *Tests also used by District Staff to evaluate curriculum

    **These are dates scheduled by Minnesota Dept. of Education – they are subject to change

      


     

    Optional Tests

    ALL REQUIRE PRE-REGISTRATION*  2018-2019

    TESTS

    WHEN & WHERE

    WHAT IS IT?

    WHO TAKES IT?

    WHY TAKE IT?

    ASVAB

    ERHS-November 30,2018 in the Media Center. Preregistration is required and will close November 26, 2018. To register for this test please click here

    April 24, 2019 at 7:30am in the Media Center

     

    Career Placement Test

    11th & 12th grades

    1. Explore vocational interests and aptitudes.

    2. Determine armed services training options and placement.

    *PSAT

     

    October 10, 2018

    Check in begins at 7:45am

    8:00am in the Zabee Theatre at ERHS

    Cost is $16.00

    Space is limited and pre-registration is required

    -Preliminary SAT Test. 

    -Scholarship qualifying test

    -Recommended for top 10-15% of students

    10th & 11th grades

    1. Qualify for National Merit Scholarship

    2. Practice/Predict SAT score

    3. Receive mail from colleges

     

    ** A.C.T.

     

    April 24th at ERHS for 11th grade students.  All other students go online to ACT.org for testing dates and locations

    College entrance exam based on learned skills and problem solving.

    English/Reading/Math/Science

    Recommended for seniors and second semester juniors

     

     

    1. Complete the college admission process for 4 year colleges.

    2. Qualify for scholarships

    **SAT I

     

    Varied sites in Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, April, May and June

    College entrance test based on verbal reasoning and math

    Recommended for seniors and second semester juniors primarily interested in East/West coast colleges

    1. Complete the college admission process for 4 year colleges.

    2. Qualify for scholarships

    SAT II

    Varied sites and varied tests in Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, April, May and June

    Individual subject matter tests; required by a few select colleges.  Writing/Literature, American History, Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, World Languages

    Recommended for students interested in East/West coast colleges; grades 10-12.

    Students are advised to take tests close to completion of related class

    1. Prove competency in a specific area.

    2. Used by some colleges for class placement.

    AP Tests

    May 7- 18, 2019

    College Board AP Exams:

    Gov’t & Politics, Statistics, Calculus AB, English Literature, United States History, Studio Art, Biology, Chemistry, English Language, Art History, World History, Macroeconomics, Human Geography

    Any 9th – 12th grade student who is taking an AP class

    1. AP exam grades (if sufficiently high) could earn you credit, placement or both at many colleges and universities.

    2. AP exams prepare you to take college-level exams and to measure your level of college preparedness with students around the country.

    3. AP exams allow you to earn an AP Scholar Award.

    *Space limited.  Pre-registration is required. 

    **Either the A.C.T. or SAT tests is required for admission to a four year college.  Both tests now include optional writing tests required by some 4 year colleges.