SAT Test Dates for 2019-2020
Regular SAT Registration fee:
- SAT: $49.50
- SAT with Essay: $64.50*
Late Registration fee: $30.00**
*students can elect not to register for the writing portion of the test
**Additional fees apply if you register late,make changes to your test type/center/date after registering, or are wait-listed
***Four score reports are included with your registration fee, however, they must be used within NINE days after the test date. After these nine days you will be charged $12.00 for each additional score report.
A full list of fees is available at: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/fees
Register online at
Prior to Test Day
- Check for Test Center Closings: The College Board posts test center closings a few days before each test date. During bad weather, check test center closings on Friday night and on Saturday morning before leaving for the test center.
- Print Your Admission Ticket: Sign in to your College Board account to print your Admission Ticket. You can’t get into the test center without it.
- Review ID Requirements and Calculator Policy.
- Review SAT Test Day Checklist (document is at the bottom of the page)
SAT Test Dates and Deadlines: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines
Find SAT Test Centers: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/find-test-centers
How to Register Online: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/online-registration-help
SAT Test Center Policies and Requirements: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/policies-requirements
Changing your Registration: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/policies-requirements/changes
About the SAT Reasoning Test
The SAT helps college admissions officers make fair and informed admissions decisions. Combined with a student's academic record, it is a proven, reliableindicator of college success. Since its launch in 1926, the SAT has helped millions of students connect with college success and today remains a reliable and effective measure of a student's college readiness. The SAT tests the subject matter learned by students in high school and how well they apply that knowledge—the critical thinking skills necessary to succeed in college.
How long is the test?
- SAT = 3 hours
- SAT with Essay = 3 Hours 50 Minutes
What's on the test?
The test includes either 4 or 5 (with essay) separately timed sections, assessing critical thinking and problem solving skills in Reading (1 section: 65 minutes total), Writing and Language (1 section: 35 minutes total), Math without a calculator (1 section: 25 minutes total), Math with a calculator (1 section: 55 minutes total), and the Optional Essay (1 Section: 50 minutes total).
How is it scored?
Total score range: 400-1600
- Evidenced Based Reading and Writing: 200 - 800 points
Writing and Language
- Math: 200 - 800
- Math without a calculator
- Math with a calculator
- Essay: 2 - 8
score results reported separately
Is there a penalty for wrong answers?
There is no longer a penalty for guessing on the SAT
Visit the College Board website or call 866-756-7346
SAT II Subject Tests: are one hour tests which measure a student’s knowledge of specific subjects and his/her ability to apply that knowledge. Not all colleges require these tests. Generally, the more competitive colleges require applicants to take one or more of these tests for admission and/or placement. College web sites should be checked to determine what tests are required. The college website provides the most up to date information. SAT II tests are not offered during the March test date.
For a list of subject tests and dates please click on the following link:
SAT- Preparation Courses are available in the Lehigh Valley:
1. Lehigh Carbon Community College:
Course: Math / Verbal / Essay
Call representative for more information @ (610)-799 1523
2. Penn State, Lehigh Valley:
For additional information regarding the SAT review course at Penn State, Lehigh Valley: phone 610-285-5066 or email Diane McAloon at email@example.com
3. PREPARE- www.prepareforthesat.com for cost, exact dates, and locations
4. Kaplan SAT Preparation Course in the Lehigh Valley:
Kaplan Center 1926 Catasauqua Road
Allentown, PA 18109 (Off of Airport Road)
*Call for more information 1-800-527-8378 or http://www.kaptest.com/
5. Princeton Review - 18 hour classroom course OR find a prep program near you
To enroll, go to www.princetonreview.com or call 877-266-5777
6. Club Z In-Home Tutoring Services
7. Khan Academy
Official SAT practice for the redesigned SAT will launch on this website, http://www.khanacademy.org/sat, and will include:
* Four full-length practice tests written by the College Board
* Answer full explanations for all four practice tests, along with calculated raw scores (scaled scores will be available by fall 2015)
* Thousands of practice questions written by Khan Academy team and approved by the College Board, as well as video lessons and reference articles
8. Prep Factory www.prepfactory.com
Get FREE access to 99th percentile instruction, practice tests, and social elements!
9. Test Prep for Success : www.tp4s.com
- Free practice test SAT or ACT Saturday May 4, please register online.