Craig High school is an acknowledged ACT and SAT test site center for our students. We work directly with the ACT and the College Board to provide our students with the testing accommodations they need to be successful. We recommend our students take both the SAT and ACT to determine which assessment that best reflects their academic capabilities.
Craig High School administers the ACT, a test to measure the academic readiness to make a successful transition to college. The ACT is accepted by all colleges, and is a viable alternative to the SAT. The Educational Planning and Assessment System (EPAS), designed by the ACT, is our ACT preparation program for students in grades 9-11. The program culminates with our students sitting for the ACT in the fall of their senior year.
The EPAS assessments are curriculum- based, achievement tests designed to measure the knowledge and skills taught in rigorous high school course work. All three assessments measure achievement in the same core content areas: English, math, reading, and science.
The results of each test administration are reviewed by the student’s subject teachers, and are used to provide guidance and direction in determining their specific academic needs, their college readiness, and the effectiveness of our classroom instruction.
Recent research confirms that schools and students who use EPAS see meaningful improvements in readiness for transition to the next level of education.
In addition to administering the PSAT to 10th and 11th grade students, Craig High School has scheduled a required SAT/PSAT Prep Class in to our student’s course selection. The primary goal of this course is to help students in preparation for the PSAT/SAT examinations. At the conclusion of the program, the student will be able to: