The Preliminary SAT (PSAT) is a standardized test
that provides firsthand practice for the SAT.
The PSAT measures critical reading skills,
math problem-solving skills and writing skills.
This test offers juniors a chance to enter
National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
scholarship programs and gain access to college
and career planning tools. Sophomores are
encouraged to take the PSAT.
This is not a mandatory test.
The PSAT will be offered to sophomores and juniors,
registration is open from August 22-September 21,
of the Class of 2017 and beyond, will take the new
SAT. Please click on this link to review the changes.
The SAT is the nation’s most widely used
college admissions test.
For additional information, visit:
Placement Exams – AP courses are approved
through The College Board/AP Central.
Advanced Placement courses allow students
the opportunity to delve into concepts, skills,
and content that is both rigorous and challenging.
Students have the opportunity to take the
AP exams to demonstrate their mastery.
Counselors will discuss AP courses during
individual scheduling conferences.
More information on The AP
Experience can be found here:
or contact HMHS’s AP Coordinator: Ms. Kate
Mele at firstname.lastname@example.org or via
phone at 856-429-3960 ext. 110
The ACT test assesses high school students'
general educational development and their ability
to complete college-level work. The
multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas:
English, mathematics, reading, and science. The
Writing Test, which is optional, measures skill in
planning and writing a short essay.
For more information please visit the ACT
or call 319-337-1270
HMHS utilizes on Total
Registration, an online service that allows
parents and students to opportunity to register
for the exams we offer.
Students have access to PSAT and AP
Families will be informed when the
registration portal is open.