ISTEP+ The purpose of the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) program is to measure student achievement in the subject areas of English/Language Arts, Science, and Mathematics. In particular, ISTEP+ reports student achievement levels according to the Indiana Academic Standards that were adopted in November 2000 by the Indiana State Board of Education.
Students must pass the ISTEP+ test in order to graduate from high school or they must qualify for a waiver.
ACT- The ACT is a multiple-choice test covering 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 or to sign up to take the ACT, visit www.actstudent.org.
PSAT- The PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is given at EH every October. This test is excellent preparation for the SAT and will give students an opportunity to become familiar with the format of the SAT. The test will be given to all sophomores and juniors at no cost to students. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation will consider the Selection Index scores of high school juniors who take this test and high scores may qualify them for recognition and scholarships.
SAT- Learn more about the SAT and SAT Subject Tests, register online, and view and send your SAT scores. Visit www.collegeboard.org. (Online registration will reserve your seat immediately compared to mailing in your registration. It does require payment using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.) Testing centers can also be found at www.collegeboard.org.
Note: Unless a college specifically asks for an SAT Subject Test, you do not need to take this test.