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San Dieguito Union High School District uses a comprehensive system of state, district, and local assessments that provide data on students to assist the decision-making process related to instructional programs and student supports. Enrolled students' academic records including test scores and grades are accessible to all students and parents via the Aeries online student information system.
For more specific information and details about the assessments, please click on the button below to visit the 
Fall 2021 college Testing Updates

Fall 2021 college Testing Updates

 
PSAT/NMSQT
Please visit the SDUHSD PSAT Registration site to register for the PSAT test scheduled for Saturday, October 16, 2021.  The deadline to register is September 8, 2021. PSAT/NMSQT registration is open to grade 11 students only.
 
AP Exam Registration
Fall registration for AP Exams will be available on the SDUHSD AP Exams website from September 15, 2021, through October 15, 2021.
The fall AP Exams registration deadline is October 15, 2021 by 11:59 pm.
 
ACT & SAT  September 2021
 
For more information about College Entrance Requirements, please visit the SDUHSD College & Career page.
Spring 2021 College Entrance Exam Updates

Spring 2021 College Entrance Exam Updates

1/2021 College Board Will No Longer Offer SAT Subject Tests or optional SAT Essay.
 
The College Board announced on 1/19/21 that it is discontinuing SAT Subject Exams and will no longer offer the optional essay on the SAT in an effort to reduce and simplify demands on students. Students will automatically have their registrations canceled and receive a refund. Students can take the SAT with an optional Essay through the June 2021 SAT administration.
 
Please review the College Board’s recent update and Frequently Asked Questions about this change for more detailed information. 
 
For more information about College Entrance Requirements, please visit the SDUHSD College & Career page.
overview ANNUAL testing 

overview ANNUAL testing 

 
Test Name
Acronym/Website
Grade(s) Tested
Testing Window
English Language Proficiency Assessment for California ELPAC  7-12
Annual Assessment
February 1 - May 31
 
Initial Assessment
July 1 - June 30
Renaissance Star Reading and Math Star 7-12
Beginning of the year: Aug/Sept
Midyear: Jan/Feb
End of the year: May
California Healthy Kids Survey CHKS 7, 9, 11 March
CoVitality CoVitality 7-12 Fall & Spring
California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress CAASPP 7, 8, 11 March - May
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (Part of the CAASPP Assessments) SBAC 7, 8, 11 March - May
California Alternate Assessment (Part of the CAASPP Assessments) CAA 7, 8, 11 March - May
California Science Test (Part of the CAASPP Assessments) CAST 8, HS March - May
Early Assessment Program EAP  11 March - May, based on SBAC results
Physical Fitness Test PFT  7, 9
February 1 - May 31
Suspended for 2020-2021 per Senate Bill 820. 2021-2022 information pending.
Advanced Placement Exams AP 10-12 May
College Entrance Exams (PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, ACT) High School Refer to testing organization websites for administration dates and locations.