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Testing and Assessment

FHS Assessments 2022-2023

State Testing

The following tests are coming soon to meet federal testing requirements and state graduation pathways:

GradeTestDates
9-12WIDA Testing for all FHS Multilingual studentsMarch 6 – 17
10Smarter Balanced (SBA) ELA testing in ELA classesApril 20 – 28
11WCAS Science Test in Chemistry B and Physics B classesMay 15 – 16
10Smarter Balanced (SBA) Math – location TBDMay 25 – June 2

GRADE 11 & 12 students seeking SBA retakes should contact Mr. Jeffreys about scheduling a retake session during our testing window.

If you have any questions on testing, please contact Jim Jeffreys, FHS Assessment Guy at jrjeffreys@seatteschools.org


AP Exam Schedule

AP Exams will be in person in May. Refer to the College Board AP Exam May 2022 Calendar for specific testing days and times. 


College Entrance Tests (ACT, COMPASS, MPT, SAT)

For questions regarding College Entrance Tests, contact your counselor for more information.

If you are a junior and have not signed up to take one of these tests, and plan to apply to a 4 year college, sign up in the Spring. Fee waivers for these tests are available (from your counselor) for students who have free or reduced lunch.

If you are a senior, plan to take the SAT or ACT once more in the Fall to make sure you have your best score available for colleges.

SPS School Day PSAT
These tests are offered to all Juniors free of charge in October; no pre-registration is required. The PSAT helps Juniors prepare for the SAT and is used to qualify students for scholarships and advanced learning opportunities.

SPS School Day SAT
The SAT is typically offered to all Seniors free of charge in October; no pre-registration is required. The SAT exam can be used both for college admission and for meeting state graduation pathways requirements.

Visit the Counseling Office Page for more information about SAT Test prep.

Placement Tests

FHS Running Start students take a placement Test.