SAT School Day Information

SAT School Day Testing Information

The SAT School Day is a full length test for the college entrance exam known as the SAT Reasoning Test. It measures critical thinking skills that are important for success in college, including critical reading, math problem-solving and writing skills. 

SAT School Day Registration

To help the school prepare for testing and ensure testing materials are ordered for your student, families are asked to complete the form below by Wednesday, September 7. The form must be completed using your student’s fcpsschools.net email account.

Chantilly High School: 2022 SAT School Day Intent to Participate Form  (coming soon)

A translated version of the form content may be found on the SAT School Day Intent webpage (https://www.fcps.edu/node/43896). FCPS sites cannot accept walk-ins on the day of the exam.  

2022 Student Guides: SAT School Day

The SAT Student Guides have pertinent information for testing, tips, and a practice test:

SAT School Day FAQs

Q.  When/where is the SAT School Day test?

  • The SAT School Day will be given on October 12, 2022 at Chantilly HS during the school day beginning at 8:10am. 
  • Students will be notified of their testing room assignment by email (fcpsschools.net accounts).  Encourage your child to check for updates through their school email.

Q.  Do I have to register to take this test with College Board?

  • No.  Students were required to register for the SAT via the "SAT Intent to Participate Form" sent to all Chantilly HS senior families in August.  Students who successfully register for the school-day SAT receive a confirmation email sent to their fcpsschools.net account.  Schools are unable to accommodate walk-ins for exams. 

Q.  How long is the test?

  • The SAT School Day is normally 3 hours, 15 minutes long; however, students with College Board-approved extended time will test longer. Students testing with standard time should be done around 12:30. Students testing with 50% extended time should be done at approximately 2:00.

Q.  What should my student bring to school for the SAT School Day test? 

  • A picture ID
  • Two or more No. 2 pencils- not mechanical
  • Graphing Calculator (see the SAT Day Terms and Conditions for acceptable calculators)

Q. What is prohibited from testing?

  • You are not permitted to bring any electronic “smart” device such as a cell phone or wearable technology like a Smart Watch or Fitbit. Please leave these items in your car/home.

Q. Is food permitted?

  • Snacks are allowed to be eaten during scheduled breaks. We request that snacks are peanut-free and carried in a clear Ziplock bag.

Q.  How can my student prepare for the SAT School Day?

Q.  How can my student apply for testing accommodations for the SAT?

  • The College Board’s deadline for SAT accommodation requests was August 9th.  Any student who has College Board approved accommodations will receive the appropriate accommodations on test day.  Please be aware that students with an extended time accommodation will finish testing later.  Additionally, students testing with MP3 audio or 100% Extended Time will test over 2 days.
  • For questions about the College Board accommodation request process, please contact our SSD Coordinator, Johnathan Burr at [email protected]

Q.  When will my student receive SAT School Day scores?

  • Scores should be available online to students through their free College Board accounts on towards mid-November.  Students can view scores via College Board at https://studentscores.collegeboard.org/home. Students who do not currently have a College Board account will need to create one to view scores.  Students should use their personal email (not fcpsschools.net accounts) to create their CB accounts as they may need access to these scores after they leave FCPS.
  • Scores will not be ready by the November 1 deadline for Early Action/Early Decision applications for colleges.Students needing to meet this deadline should register for Saturday testing in August or October through the CollegeBoard website at https://satsuite.collegeboard.org/sat/registration/dates-deadlines.

Q.  I have a question that is not listed above – who should I contact?