Testing Information:






        Most colleges require either the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) for admission.


        All Sophomores may take the PLAN exam in October.


        (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test). - This test (Practice SAT) is designed to test the verbal and mathematical skills of students. This test is taken during the junior year in preparation for the SAT. National Merit Scholarships are available if the student"s junior level scores qualify him/her to be a Finalist. We are encouraging our college-bound juniors to take the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) This assessment offers practice for the SAT, opportunities for scholarships, and information about reading and math skills needed for success in college. NCCISD students or home schooled students eligible to attend school in the district, should register for the test now by contacting the school counselor. The test is offered free of charge to all NCCISD students who wish to take it, but students must register in advance so enough testing booklets will be available on the testing date. Besides the actual test scores, the assessment report will contain information about college majors, with a list of high school courses, related interests and skills, and associated careers. For further information, contact school counselor,


        The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is available to students in grades 11&12. It measures aptitudes and abilities and relates them to specific occupations in civilian and military life. Students are strongly encouraged to take this test to help them make wise career choices. This test is given in the fall.