ACT - Required for all students to receive a regular education diploma and first opportunity is Grade 11

Purpose & Use

This exam is used to measure college readiness and HOPE scholarship eligibility.

Administration Dates

In-School test dates
Senior Retake - Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Make-Ups - October 6 or 20, 2020

State Date for Grade 11 - Tuesday, March 2, 2021 Make-Ups - March 16 or 30, 2021 

Additional information for National Testing Dates can be found at http://www.actstudent.org/

Results

Student reports are sent to the students and the schools directly from ACT. Distribution of results is typically six to eight weeks following the assessment data.


PSAT - optional assessment for students in Grade 11

Purpose & Use

This assessment is the qualifier for the National Merit Scholarship for Juniors only. Sophomores and Freshmen may take for practice.

Administration Date

October 14, 2020

Results

Student reports are sent to the students and the schools directly from College Board. Distribution of results is usually in mid-December.

 

International Baccalaureate (IB) Program Exams

Purpose & Use

The IB offers an education for students comprising of four programmes that focus on teaching students to think critically and independently, and how to inquire with care and logic.  The IB prepares students to succeed in a world where facts and fiction merge in the news , and where asking the right questions is a crucial skill htat will allow them to flourish long after they've left the programmes.

Ooltewah High School and Signal Mountain Middle-High School are proud IB Schools.

Administration Dates

April 30 to May 21, 2021

Results

Student reports are sent to the schools in mid-summer.

Advanced Placement (AP)

Purpose & Use

AP is a program created by the College Board which offers college-level curricula and examinations in various courses.  

Administration Dates

May 3 to 14, 2021

Results

Student reports are sent to the students and the schools directly from College Board. Distribution of results is usually in mid-summer.

Please speak with school counselors for AP course opportunities.

 

Dual Enrollment

Purpose & Use

Dual Enrollment is a program that allows high school students to enroll in college courses for credit prior to high school graduation.  Dual enrollment offers an opportunity to obtain a 'jump-start" on a college career.

Please speak with school counselors for more information.

Administration Dates

UTC

Fall-TBD
Spring-TBD

Chattanooga State
Fall-TBD
Spring-TBD

Results

Student reports are sent to the students and the schools directly from the colleges. Distribution of results is usually in mid-summer.

Please speak with school counselors for AP course opportunities.