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Testing / Test Prep

ASVAB (The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery)

The ASVAB measures student strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success. It also provides students with career information for various civilian and military occupations and is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether choosing to go to college, vocational school, or a military career. The ASVAB is good practice for the ACT as well. 

The test will be offered at PHS:

  • Wednesday, November 3, 2021; 8:00 am

Practice tests for the ASVAB are available at:

Students who take the ASVAB also receive access to the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. This program will help students identify and explore occupations.This exceptional program is free and you receive the following career tools:

  • ASVAB Summary test results --show how well you did in relation to others who took the test.
  • Exploring Careers-- the ASVAB Workbook.
  • Find Your Interests (FYI) --an interest inventory that helps identify your work-related interests by choosing your likes and dislikes.
  • "OCCU-Find" --explores over 400 occupations using information you learned about your skills and interests from taking the ASVAB test.



We are offering the PSAT test for juniors Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The PSAT/NMMSQT (preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is the best practice for the SAT, as well as good practice for the ACT.  

 Sign ups will be available in the counseling office.

PSAT- Cost is $16.00.  When sign up and payment is complete, the student will receive a student guide with additional information and practice questions. Testing time will run approximately 3 hours.

Contact the counseling office if you have further questions.



To sign up or learn more visit the following sites:

PHS School Code: 172320

PHS Test Center Code: 203670


Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration (Late fee required)
September 11, 2021 August 6, 2021 August 7-20, 2021
October 23, 2021 September 17, 2021 September 18-October 1, 2021
December 11, 2021 November 5, 2021 November 6-November 19, 2021
February 12, 2022 January 7, 2022 January 8-January 21, 2022
April 2, 2022 February 25, 2022 February 26-March 11, 2022
June 11, 2022 May 6, 2022 May 7-May 20, 2022
July 16, 2022 June 17, 2022 June 18-June 24, 2022***

**PHS does not offer the ACT in July. Students may register to test at a different testing location which can be found online when registering.

SAT Test--Not offered at PHS. See links below for test dates and locations.                            ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

SAT Subject Test Dates


SAT Test locations


Method Test Prep
Free ACT prep program within Xello

Offers a topic-by-topic review through brain-compatible motion graphics, mini quizzes, and progress tracking. $15/month subscription for students. PHS students have voted it worth it!  

ACT/SAT prep help through guided interactive practice and engaging games. Free resource.

Free weekly ACT and SAT practice tests with one on one score reviews, information about local ACT/SAT prep courses, test anxiety clinics and more.

Test Prep Review

FREE practice questions with answers and explanations in many specific areas of the ACT. Practice test available as well. Additonally, practice tests for the Accuplacer Next Gen, CNA, CDL and others are available.

Information about the COMPASS test. Tips and hints are included as well as how to order a free practice test.

Accuplacer Next GenTest Prep
Collegeboard website -- Go to Accuplacer Next Gen, Free practice materials. Both practice materials and an app for the phone, computer or iPad can be found on this site.
Test Prep Review website above







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