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High School Programs, Assessments, and College Entrance Exam Information

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Curriculum and Instruction

High School Course Bulletin
Descriptions of courses to help students make the most of their academic experience

Guide to Special Programs in our High Schools
Descriptions of local school and countywide specialized academic programs

Honors Executive Leadership Program
Applications available to rising seniors in February

Graduation Requirements 

High School Assessment
Test dates and preparation

Assessment

Assessment

Assessments in High School
Description of standardized tests and link to testing dates for current school year

SAT
The College Board has redesigned the PSAT and SAT in an effort to better align the tests with high school curricula and the skills necessary for college and career readiness. The revised PSAT/NMSQT will launch in October 2015 and the SAT in March 2016.

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ACT
Latest information on the ACT from the ACT, Inc.

 

Test Dates

Important Test Dates

 Testing Windows 2014-2015 

PSAT

  • 10/15/2014

College Entrance Exams

Final Exams

  • Semester A: January 12 -16, 2015
  • Semester B: June 8 -12, 2015

Advanced Placement

  • AP Testing Window: May 4 -8 and May 11 -15, 2015

High School Assessments

  • Online: October 6 - 17, 2014 - All Subjects
  • Paper 
    • Government - October 6, 2014
    • English - October 7, 2014
    • Biology - October 8, 2014
    • Algebra - October 9, 2014
    • Make-up - October 10, 2014 - All Contents
  •  Online: January 12 - 23, 2015 
    • Government - January 12, 2015 
    • English - January 13, 2015 
    • Biology - January 14, 2015 
    •  Algebra - January 15, 2015  
  • Make-ups  
    • Government - January 20, 2015 
    • English - January 21, 2015 
    • Biology - January 22, 2015 
    • Algebra - January 23, 2015 

PARCC Assessments - English 10, Algebra I, and Algebra II

  • Perfromance Based Assessments - March 2 -27, 2015 

  • End of Year Assessments - April 20 - May 15, 2015 

    • Paper based testing during first 2 weeks  

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Pathway to Graduation

Online Pathway to Graduation

A year-long program enabling current or former Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) seniors needing three credits or fewer to meet the academic requirements for a Maryland High School diploma.

Program information

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