Standardized Testing

BB&N College Counseling Office Recommended Testing Plan

Freshman/Sophomore year

  • OCT: PSAT—OPTIONAL the school will register sophomores (not freshmen) for this test.
  • JUN: SAT test dates can be used to take SAT Subject Tests. (Dept. Chairs provide information.)

Junior year

  • OCT: PSAT—OPTIONAL the school will register juniors for this test.(Grade 11 is NMSQT.)
  • FEB: Take your first ACT (Student must self-register).
  • MAR: Take your first SAT (Student must self-register).
  • MAY/JUN: SAT test dates can be used to take SAT Subject Tests, if appropriate, or take the SAT. Your college counselor will help you decide. At most, 3 SAT Subject Tests will be needed.  
  • APR/JUN/JUL: ACT date can be used to test/retest.

Senior year

  • AUG-DEC: Take the ACT, SAT, and SAT Subject Tests as needed