OHS Testing News

Fall 2020 Testing Information

PSAT / SAT Updates

Due to the quarantine in the spring of 2020, the SAT & PSAT assessments were cancelled. This fall, we are making up those assessments for all students. In order to accommodate social distancing regulations and testing rules, we will provide Virtual Learning (from home) for the non-testing grade levels.
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What SAT Can Do For You

  1. Assists in the college application process
  2. OHS uses the SAT as part of the scholar rank
  3. Colleges and private scholarships may use SAT for qualification

Normal start time for SENIORS

8:18 a.m. - Normal day start

8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - SAT Test
2:58 p.m. - Release to bus

Late start time for FRESHMEN

10:50 a.m. - Arrival and attendance

11:10 a.m. - PSAT 8/9 Test

2:58 p.m. - Release to bus

Virtual Learning from Home for Sophomores & Juniors

To receive attendance credit for the testing dates, our teachers will need to create asynchronous lessons for 1st & 7th hours. Whether this lesson is an extension of a previous lesson or a new lesson, it must be posted on Haiku. All (9-12) students will be responsible for participating in asynchronous lessons for 1st and 7th hours on testing days.

Sophomores & Juniors

10:50 a.m. - Arrival and attendance

11:10 a.m. - PSAT/NMSQT

2:58 p.m. - Release to bus

Virtual Learning from Home for Freshmen & Seniors

To receive attendance credit for the testing dates, our teachers will need to create asynchronous lessons for 1st & 7th hours. Whether this lesson is an extension of a previous lesson or a new lesson, it must be posted on Haiku. All (9-12) students will be responsible for participating in asynchronous lessons for 1st and 7th hours on testing days.

COLLEGE BOARD'S Calculator Policy

Click this link to access: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/taking-the-test/calculator-policy

Parental Consent Notification

SAT Suite of Assessments:

Participation in College Awareness/Planning Options Consent Form


Your child will participate in one of the SAT Suite of Assessments on a school day this fall – SAT® with Essay or the PSAT™ 10. This form explains the information your student will be required to provide and how your student can utilize their four free SAT score sends. This form also allows you to provide consent for your student to: 1) opt-in to the Student Search Service® and 2) complete the optional student questionnaire.


Required Information

Students will be required to provide College Board, the provider of the SAT Suite of Assessments, their first and last name, school name and school code, date of birth, grade level, gender, and their unique state-provided student identification code or UIC. This information is the minimum needed for scoring and reporting test results.


SAT Free Score Sends

Students who are taking the SAT can send their scores to up to four colleges or scholarship programs at no cost. Score sends are optional, but we encourage students to demonstrate their interest in their chosen schools early. If this option is left blank on the form, no scores will be sent. Your consent is not required for students to utilize their four-free score sends.


Student Search Service

As a parent, you can provide consent for your student to opt-out of the Student Search Service when they complete their answer sheet. Student Search Service connects students with additional colleges and scholarship organizations by sharing information with participating organizations, which will provide you and your student with:

  • information about colleges and universities that match your student’s academic interests
  • information on financial aid and scholarships to help deserving students access scholarships they’ve earned
  • information about majors, courses, and degree options

The College Board only shares data with eligible colleges, universities, and scholarship and educational opportunity programs that signed an agreement to communicate with students only for the purposes listed above. These entities most often connect with students based on expected graduation date, cumulative grade point average (GPA), score range, and intended college major.


Optional Student Questionnaire

As a parent, you can provide consent for your student to not to participate in the optional questionnaire. The information from these questions will be added to their College Board student record.

Your child’s responses to the optional questionnaire:

  • provide data used by the College Board for research and planning to improve tests and services
  • help match students with colleges, universities, and scholarship and educational opportunity programs

You can learn more about the College Board’s privacy policy at https://about.collegeboard.org/privacy-policy.



Please indicate (on the linked form https://drive.google.com/file/d/1D8_Ajhmh0aS0DYIyyuCb8CRzuCiI-hCg/view?usp=sharing) if your child will not complete the optional questionnaire and opt out of Student Search Service. Return this completed and signed form to the OHS counseling office (c/o Colleen Rouse-Ruttan) by September 17, 2020.

Note: Schools may only permit students who are 18 years or older or who have parental consent to complete the optional questionnaire and Student Search Service sections of the answer document.

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Oxford High School

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