Important Dates for Testing
Illinois State Board of Education delays start of 2021 spring assessment window to March 15, 2021
ACCESS testing - TBA (pushed from the possible start date of Jan. 4 to no sooner than March 15)
Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) - March 17-19, 2021
Seal of Biliteracy - March 13 & 15, 2021
SAT Class of 2021 (make-up only) April 13, 2021
SAT Class of 2022 - April 13, 2021
AP - May 3-14, 2021
SAT Prep Course
In preparation for the SAT test dates available, next spring for juniors, Lake Park High School will offer a course beginning in January 2021 to develop study skills to improve SAT scores. In addition to English, reading, and mathematics preparation, the course emphasizes test-taking strategies and techniques. Students will gain insights into SAT testing situations, practice, and remediation, and explanations to SAT questions and answer choices.The Illinois State Board of Education is committed to assessing students through the SAT. More importantly for our students, the SAT is universally accepted as a college entrance exam for universities nationwide. Lake Park's SAT prep course is designed to help students improve the skills needed to raise their SAT scores.Although the College Board provides preparatory materials online, this course is beneficial to students because it provides an authentic and interactive learning experience with detailed class instruction, textbooks, and supplemental materials, and an intensive review session prior to the administration of the SAT at Lake Park on April 13, 2021.Taught by certified instructors, the course fee is $225 and is offered on either weekdays (Tues/Wed/Thur) after school or Saturday mornings. The registration deadline is Friday, December 4.
Test Prep Resources Available
• Free practice exams, test prep videos, and other test prep assistance from the Khan Academy is available by clicking here.
• Take free SAT, ACT, or PSAT/NMSQT online practice tests by Kaplan by clicking here.
• Free PSAT/NMSQT online test prep by Kaplan available by clicking here.
Free Turbo Tests:
Follow these links for free online practice tests (available 24/7) that provide students with a predictive score in half the time.
SAT, ACT, and PSAT Prep Classes:
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