- ACT Information/Registration site
- Which Colleges Superscore the ACT? from The Princeton Review. Please note this website is not maintained by the NPHS Counseling Department and its accuracy has not been verified. It is recommended that you verify the testing policy with the college if they are on this list.
ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAMS
AP exams are given in May and are taken with the corresponding AP course. Scores range from 1-5 with 5 being the highest. Each colleges has their own policies and guidelines for accepting scores for credit. AP Test registration is usually held in March. Information will be distributed in AP classes.
The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test is administered to the sophomores and juniors in October at no charge to the parents. This is meant to be a practice test and scores are not sent to the colleges. As juniors this assessment is also used as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT). Juniors achieving a certain score may qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program. The assessment is broken into two sections Math and Evidenced Based Reading. The assessment is scored on a scale of 320-1520 with each individual test section being scored from 160-760. Any freshman interested in taking this assessment should see their counselor.