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.

Check back soon for important dates and locations for the 2018-19 School Year.

2017-18 Brazosport ISD Funded Opportunities

For the 2017-18 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 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 ACT during the school day in February free of charge. The ACT is a college entrance exam similar to the SAT 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: Juniors did not need to sign up to take the PSAT this year. All juniors were automatically registered for the PSAT during school in October.
  • ACT: February 27, 2018 during the school day
    • Brazoswood: Juniors will have the opportunity to register through their English 3 classes prior  to February 9th. Juniors who do not have an English 3 class on campus may sign up in the counselors’ office on main campus.
    • Brazosport: Juniors may sign up via a google form shared by the lead counselor or they may contact Deborah Murphy (dmurphy@brazosportisd.net) - Room 356.
  • Advanced Placement Exams: May 7-18, 2018
    • Brazoswood: Students in Advanced Placement courses will register for the exam with their teacher for the course. Please see campus for information on deadlines to register.
    • Brazosport: Students in advanced placement courses will register for the exam with Deborah Murphy (dmurphy@brazosportisd.net) - Room 356.  Please see campus for information on deadlines to register.


2017-18 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 / SAT Practice Opportunities:

Date: September 23, 2017
Location: Brazoswood High School and Brazosport High School - Room Assignment will be shared after registration is complete.
Registration: Brazoswood: Sign up in Room 106A (Mr. Williams) Brazosport: Sign up in Room 350 (Guidance Office)
Deadlines: Registration opens September 8, 2017 and closes September 20, 2017

Date: January 27, 2018
Location: Brazoswood High School and Brazosport High School - Room Assignment will be shared after registration is complete.
Registration: Brazoswood: Sign up in Room 106A (Mr. Williams) Brazosport: Sign up in Room 350 (Guidance Office)
Deadlines: Registration opens December 18, 2017 and closes January 15, 2018

 

ACT Practice Opportunities:

Date: January 20, 2018
Location: Brazoswood High School and Brazosport High School - Room Assignment will be shared after registration is complete.
Registration: Brazoswood: Sign up in Room 106A (Mr. Williams) Brazosport: Sign up in Room 350 (Guidance Office)
Deadlines: Registration opens December 18, 2017 and closes January 15, 2018

Date: February 3, 2018
Location: Brazoswood High School and Brazosport High School - Room Assignment will be shared after registration is complete.
Registration: Brazoswood: Sign up in Room 106A (Mr. Williams) Brazosport: Sign up in Room 350 (Guidance Office)
Deadlines: Registration opens December 18, 2017 and closes January 15, 2018

 

Review Opportunities:

  • Edgenuity Courses: All high school students are enrolled in PSAT, SAT, and ACT preparation courses through Edgenuity - a digital learning platform. Students may access these courses by:
  1. Using a web browser to go to: www.edgenuity.com
  2. Once there, student should click on the “Log In”  button at the top of the page.
  3. Students will then click on “Student Login” under the Edgenuity title.
  4. Students will then be asked to log in.

    Default Username: BISDXXXXX (where XXXXX is replaced by the student's 5 digit ID number.
    Password: bisd

  5. Once logged in, students should see a course list. Courses for PSAT, SAT, and ACT will be preloaded for all students who would like to make use of this free resource.

If a student does not have these courses pre-loaded, they should contact the following individual:
    Brazoswood: Michael Williams
    Brazosport: Joda Mendoza

  • 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.).

    Test Date  Registration Deadline Late Fee Required 
    September 9, 2017 August 4, 2017 August 5-18, 2017
    October 28, 2017 September 22, 2017 September 23-October 6, 2017
    December 9, 2017 November 3, 2017 November 4-17, 2017
    February 10, 2018 January 12, 2018 January 13-19, 2018
    April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018 March 10-23, 2018
    June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 5-18, 2018
    July 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 June 16-22, 2018

 
The SAT

  • 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.).

    Test Date
    Normal Deadline
    Late Registration*
    Online Score Release
    August 26, 2017 July 28, 2017 August 15, 2017 September 14, 2017
    October 7, 2017 September 8, 2017 September 22, 2017 October 27, 2017
    November 4, 2017 October 6, 2017 October 20, 2017 November 23, 2017
    December 2, 2017 November 3, 2017 November 17, 2017 December 21, 2017
    March 10, 2018** February 9, 2018 February 23, 2018 March 29, 2018
    May 5, 2018 April 6, 2018 April 20, 2018 May 24, 2018
    June 2, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 18, 2018 June 21, 2018

    *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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