Important Testing Opportunities

A number of important optional assessments are offered throughout the school year at Seward High School, including: ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, ASVAB, and more. 

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SAT Test: The SAT is a multiple-choice, pencil-and-paper test created and administered by the College Board. The purpose is to measure a high school student’s readiness for college, and provide colleges with tone common data point that can be used to compare all students. Learn More

Taking a full-length practice test is one of the best ways to simulate test day. Eight official SAT practice tests are available for free, both online and on paper. Learn More

ACT Test: The ACT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions. It is a multiple-choice, pencil-and-paper teste administered by ACT, Inc. The purpose is to measure a high school student’s readiness for college, and provide colleges with tone common data point that can be used to compare all students. Learn More

PSAT/NMSQT: The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT) usually taken by 10th or 11th grade students. The PSAT assessment is a practice version of the SAT exam and is used to determine eligibility and qualification for the National Merit Scholarship competition. More info: PSAT/NMSQT National Merit Scholarship

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB): The ASVAB is a multiple-choice test that measures knowledge in ten different areas and helps predict future academic and occupational success. It is usually offered twice a year for 10th-12th grade students at Seward High School.  Learn More