All Newport High School juniors will take the SAT in April. The benefits of taking the SAT are:
- It is free for our juniors on this date, as opposed to the usual $64.50
- SAT scores can be used for college applications and scholarships
- Student, parents and teachers receive detailed SAT reports on how the student is doing academically in math and language arts
- SAT scores are a good snapshot of a student’s preparation for college or career readiness
- SAT scores can be used to meet the Oregon Essential Skills requirement for graduation
More information is available along with free practice at collegeboard.org
The SBAC is an English language arts and mathematics exam required for all juniors. The SBAC exam provides valuable information about how NHS is doing as a school and can guide instruction. Opt-out forms are available with Jody Hanna, IB and Testing Coordinator.
All juniors will take the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills for science. The students are being prepared for this test in their junior science courses. The exams will be given over 1 to 2 class periods in March or April. For more information about the OAKS science test go to:
International Baccalaureate (IB) exams
IB exams are taken by juniors and seniors in IB courses to earn college credit.
For the May exam schedule and information about the IB courses offered at Newport High School go to our NHS IB Website:
IB Exam Schedule:
All sophomore students at NHS take the PSAT and as do some college bound freshman and juniors. The exam is offered at Newport High School, in the morning of October 10th and results are released to students in mid-December. The cost for freshmen and juniors is $16. The PSAT is offered by the College Board and scores for juniors are used in several scholarship programs. More information is available along with free practice at collegeboard.org
The ASVAB is administered to all sophomore students and any interested juniors and seniors. This is administered in mid-December. The ASVAB is an aptitude and interest test provided by the military. For more information go to http://official-asvab.com/