Admission Testing

We recognize the need to help students prepare for standardized tests. As a result, we have planned out our testing timeline so that every student has the opportunity to take practice tests on both the SAT and ACT. We also offer classes that will assist students in preparing for these tests.

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Testing Timeline

9th Grade: Fall – PSAT
10th Grade: Fall – PSAT / Spring – PACT
11th Grade: Fall – PSAT / Spring – ACT

Registration for the ACT or SAT

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SAT II Subject Tests

Some selective colleges will require or recommend that students take either one or multiple SAT II Subject Tests in addition to their SAT I or ACT. Please check with each of your colleges to verify if this test is required or not.

If you do need to take it, you can register for the exam by going to We recommend that students complete their SAT II Subject Tests by the end of their junior year.

National Merit Scholarship Website

The National Merit Scholarship Program Is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that begins in a student’s sophomore year of high school.

Students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) and by meeting published program entry and participation requirements. For more details, please visit the National Merit Scholarship website.

SAT & ACT Registration

In addition to the ACT that every student at Valor takes in the spring of their junior year, students are welcome to register for additional ACT or SAT testing below:

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