College Entrance Exam Readiness

Brazosport ISD strives to ensure that all students are future ready. For many students, the future will include post-secondary education at a college, university, or trade school. Preparation and experience with entrance exams is crucial for postsecondary success. Please review the information below to learn more about the opportunities and offerings that our district provides.

2018-19 Brazosport ISD Funded Opportunities

For the 2018-19 school year, Brazosport ISD is fortunate to be able to provide our students with multiple opportunities to take post-secondary readiness exams free of charge.

  • All 8th graders have the opportunity to take the PSAT 8 in the fall free of charge.
  • All 10th graders have the opportunity to take the PSAT 10 in the fall free of charge.
  • All juniors have the opportunity to take the PSAT during the school day in October free of charge. The PSAT is an exam that mirrors the SAT college entrance exam and qualifies students for National Merit awards and scholarships.
  • All juniors also have the opportunity to take the SAT during the school day in March free of charge. The SAT is a college entrance exam similar to the ACT that is widely accepted by colleges and universities.
  • All high school students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes have the opportunity to take the Advanced Placement tests for each course free of charge.  The Advanced Placement exam can qualify students to receive college credit, depending on the university or college they plan to attend.


Registering for Free Opportunities

  • PSAT: October 10, 2018 during the school day.
    All sophomores will be registered to take the PSAT. Others wishing to take the PSAT should check with their counselor or assistant principal on details for signing up.
  • SAT: March 6, 2019 during the school day
    Juniors should contact their campus counselor or assistant principal on details for signing up.

  • Advanced Placement Exams: May 6-17, 2019
    Students enrolled in the appropriate course will have the opportunity to register for the exam at their campus.

2018-19 Practice and Review Opportunities

Each year Brazosport ISD provides multiple opportunities and offerings for students to practice and prepare for post-secondary entrance exams.

PSAT Practice/Review Opportunities: Get Ready for the October 10 PSAT!

Brazoswood High School PSAT Boot Camp
Location: Brazoswood Main Campus Library
Dates:

  • Saturday, September 29, 2018
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM -OR- 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 6, 2018
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM -OR- 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Questions: See Dr. Patton in Room 106A on Main Campus

Brazosport High School PSAT Prep Session

Location: Brazosport High School Library
Dates:

  • Saturday, September 29, 2018
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Intro to Test
    11:00 AM- 1:00 PM - Practice Test
  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018
    3:15 PM - 4:30 PM - Intro to Test

Check back soon for more practice and review opportunities.


Additional Opportunities:

Khan Academy: Khan Academy is the official SAT Practice site. Students can sign up for an account at www.khanacademy.org/sat by clicking START PRACTICING. This site can provide customized practice. It will even import a student's previous PSAT/SAT score from the College Board website.

Registering for other SAT/ACT Test Sessions

The ACT

  • Visit www.act.org to register online.
  • All registrations must be completed online and payment will be processed at that time. *If you need financial assistance, please see your Counselor.
  • Testing will be held on Saturdays at Brazoswood.
  • Visit www.act.org or visit your counselor for more information (study guides, accommodations, test day information, etc.).

Please check the ACT website for any updates/changes to the schedule below.

Test Date 

Registration Deadline Late Fee Required 
September 8, 2018 August 12, 2018 August 13-26, 2018
October 27, 2018 September 28, 2018 September 29-October 14, 2018
December 8, 2018 November 2, 2018 November 3-19, 2018
February 9, 2019* January 11, 2019 January 12-18, 2019
April 13, 2019 March 8, 2019 March 9-25, 2019
June 8, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 4-20, 2019
July 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 June 15-24, 2019


The SAT
  • Please remember that ALL Juniors will have the opportunity to take the SAT free of charge on March 6, 2019 during the school day.
  • Visit www.collegeboard.org/sat to register online.
  • All registrations must be completed online and payment will be processed at that time. *If you need financial assistance, please see your Counselor.
  • Testing will be held on Saturdays at Brazosport or Angleton HS. You will select your preference at the time of registration.
  • Visit www.collegeboard.org/sat or visit your counselor for additional resources (study guides, accommodations, test day information, etc.).

Please check the SAT website for any updates/changes to the schedule below.

Test Date

Normal Deadline
Late Registration*
August 25, 2018 July 27, 2018 August 15, 2018
October 6, 2018 September 7, 2018 September 26, 2018
November 3, 2018 October 5, 2018 October 24, 2018
December 1, 2018 November 2, 2018 November 20, 2018
March 9, 2019 February 8, 2019 February 27, 2019
May 4, 2019 April 5, 2019 April 24, 2019
June 1, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 22, 2019

*The late registration deadline is one week earlier if you are registering by mail.
**Regular SAT only.

Note: Applying for accommodations for students with a disability.
Each testing company has independent deadlines and procedures for which students with a disability may be approved for accommodations. Please see the campus testing coordinators for information on these deadlines. Generally, accommodations must be submitted for approval several months in advance.
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