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CollegeBoard and Khan Academy Offer Students Free SAT Test Practice

The CollegeBoard has partnered with Khan Academy to provide a personalized SAT test prep program for every student. Select this link to learn more about FREE SAT diagnostic quizzes, interactive practice questions, and full-length practice tests that are available to all students.

Juniors-- Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) -- Oct. 19, 2016

The PSAT/NMSQT test will be administered at Lanphier High School on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Each year, this test is open to junior-level students, and only junior-level/third-year students are eligible to be considered as candidates for the National Merit® Scholarship Program. A limited number of fee waivers are available to qualifying juniors. All students who take the PSAT/NMSQT will receive detailed test feedback and a unique SAT practice plan provided by Khan Academy at no additional cost to students. For more information, interested students should speak with Ms. Vogt in the Academic Office.

Sophomores--Optional PSAT 10 Test -- February 28, 2017

Last year, the CollegeBoard introduced the PSAT 10 test for the first time as an optional “practice" SAT exam designed specifically for sophomore-level students. The PSAT 10 test provides 10th grade students with the experience of taking a “practice" SAT test in order to help them better prepare for the SAT exam. This year the PSAT 10 will be administered to registered sophomore students on February 28, 2017. Students may begin registering for the test in November, and the deadline for test registration is January 20, 2017. The cost of the PSAT 10 test is $15, and checks may be made payable to Lanphier High School. Any sophomore student who wishes to take the PSAT 10 test must register with Ms. Vogt. Students can learn more about the PSAT 10 test by visiting the CollegeBoard website at www.collegeboard.org.

SAT National Test Registration Information

Students interested in registering for the national SAT test should access the official CollegeBoard website by selecting this link. Detailed information regarding SAT registration policies and fees can be found at this website.

SAT and ACT College Entrance Exam National Test Dates -- 2016 - 2017

Listed below is a schedule of the SAT and ACT national exam dates for the 2016 - 2017 school year. The information included here is a "quick reference guide" only. For official SAT test information including subject tests offered on particular test dates, as well as test registration and deadlines, students should go to https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines. For official ACT test information including subject tests offered on particular test dates, as well as test registration and deadlines, students should go to and www.act.org.

NameTest DateRegistration DeadlineLate Registration Mail (SAT ONLY)Late Registration Deadline
SATOct. 1, 2016Sep. 1, 2016Sep. 13, 2016Sep. 20, 2016
SATNov. 5, 2016Oct. 7, 2016Oct. 18, 2016Oct. 25, 2016
SATDec. 3, 2016Nov. 3, 2016Nov. 15, 2016Nov. 22, 2016
SATJan. 21, 2017Dec. 21, 2016Jan. 3, 2017Jan. 10, 2017
SATMar. 11, 2017Feb. 10, 2017Feb. 21, 2017Feb. 28, 2017
SATMay 6, 2017Apr. 7, 2017Apr. 18, 2017Apr. 25, 2017
SATJun. 3, 2017May 9, 2017May 16, 2017May 24, 2017
ACTSep. 10, 2016Aug. 7, 2016Aug. 19, 2016
ACTOct. 22, 2016Sep. 16, 2016Sep. 30, 2016
ACTDec. 10, 2016Nov. 4, 2016Nov. 18, 2016
ACTFeb. 11, 2017Jan. 13, 2017Jan. 20, 2017
ACTApr. 8, 2017Mar. 3, 2017Mar. 17, 2017
ACTJun. 10, 2017May 5, 2017May 19, 2017
Advanced Placement (A.P.) 2016-17 Exam Schedule

The following AP Exam schedule for 2016-2017 includes a list of AP exams that correlate with Advanced Placement courses offered at Lanphier High School. Advanced Placement exams will be held from May 1 - May 12, 2017. There is a fee for each AP exam, and checks/money orders should be made payable to Lanphier High School with the student's first and last name and the name/s of the specific AP exam/s written on the memo line of the check. Students who wish to take the AP exams should speak to their AP teachers, and they should also register with Ms. Vogt in the Academic/Guidance Office. **Qualifying students may be eligible for an AP exam fee waiver.

AP 2017 Exam Schedule Week 1
Week 1May 1May 2May 3May 4May 5
Morning/8:00 a.m.ChemistryComputer Science AEnglish Lit. and Comp.U.S. Govt. and PoliticsUnited States History
Afternoon/12:00 p.m.PsychologyPhysics I : Algebra-Based
AP 2017 Exam Schedule Week 2
Week 2May 8May 9May 10May 11May 12
Morning/ 8:00 a.m.BiologyCalculus ABHuman Geography
Afternoon/12:00 p.m.Statistics