National SAT Testing Information

For any inquiries regarding national SAT testing, please contact Ms. Tilia Detrick at 708.434.3690 or via email at tdetrick@oprfhs.org.  Doors open - 7:45am; Doors close - 8:15am

For information about the new SAT requirement for Illinois high school juniors, click here.

Official website: www.collegeboard.com

The SAT and SAT Subject Tests are a suite of tools designed to assess your academic readiness for college.  These exams provide a path to opportunities, financial support and scholarships, in away that's fair to all students.  The SAT and SAT Subject Tests keep pace with what colleges are looking for today, measuring the skills required for success.

The SAT is offered seven times each year (October, November, December, January, March*, May and June).  To register for the SAT, you may

  • Register online -  Online registration is the quickest and easiest way to register.  You can choose your test date and test center in real time, receive immediate registration confirmation and get 24-hour access to registration for printing or correcting your Admission Ticket. If you missed the registration deadline, you can request to be put on the waitlist status. 
  • Register by mail -  You will need to register by mail if you pay by check or money order (payable to "The College Board", register for Sunday testing for the first time due to a religious observance, or cannot upload a digital photo as part of the online registration process.  To register by mail, you need The Paper Registration Guide for the SAT and SAT Subject Tests, which is available from your Counselor or Counselor's secretary.
  • Applying for accommodations - If you have a documented disability, you may be eligible for accommodations on SAT Program tests.  To receive test accommodations, you need to work with your case manager or counselor to submit a request for accommodations online.  When registering online for the SAT, you are prompted to enter your unique SSD Eligibility Code.  This code is located in the upper right-hand corner of your Eligibility Letter, which you receive when your accommodations are approved.  If you choose to register by mail, include a copy of your Eligibility Letter with your registration and payment.  For further information, you can visit College Board's SSD Student Page.
  • Home-Schooled Student Registration - Home-schooled students can register online or by mail.  When prompted for a high school code, enter 970000.  Students schooled at home who do not have acceptable photo identification should download and print out a Student ID Form.  Complete the form and take it to a notary public for validation.  A current photo must be attached to the form, in the area indicated, before the form is notarized.  This form must be dated and is good for only one year.  You will be asked to sign the Student ID Form again at the test center.

For 2016-17 SAT Test and Registration Dates, click here

For 2016-17 SAT Test Fees, click here.

For information regarding SAT Fee Waivers, click here

*SAT Subject Test only