Questions?? Please email: Shawna Heck, Academic Counselor
2020-21 COLLEGE VISITS CANCELED
Due to COVID-19 we are taking the necessary precautions and closing our campus to college recruiters. This may change, but for the time being we will not be having college visits.
Upcoming 2020 Fall College Fairs
College fairs are a great opportunity to speak with representatives from several different colleges.
You will have a chance to ask questions regarding scholarships, financial aid, enrollment procedures, deadlines, etc.
Due to COVID restrictions, student’s pre-registration will be required.
Register online at www.GoToCollegeFairs.com.
Christian College Fair (Register Here) Pre-register by Friday September 18th
Monday, September 21st @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm Location TB
PSAT Test Information
PPCS will be administering the PSAT test for all sophomores and juniors. The PSAT /NMSQT is the practice test for the SAT and gives students a good measurement of where they are in comparison to other college bound students. For juniors it is a good warm up for the SAT and could also put you in the running for the National Merit Scholarship.
The PSAT will be Wednesday, October 14th from 8:10 – 12pm.
ACT & SAT Tests
These tests can be taken as many times as you would like between the sophomore and senior years.
It is recommended they be taken after the first semester of your junior year and before the end of the first semester of your senior year.
If you take the ACT more than once, you can request the specific test date scores you would like to be sent to the college(s) of your choice.
The scores for the ACT range from 1 - 36 for each test (English, Math, Reading, and Science). The 5-year average National scores for the ACT are Composite 20.9, Math 20.7, Reading 20.7.
In comparison, the 5-year average Composite score for PPCS graduates is 22.4.
If you take the SAT more than once, each set of scores will be sent to the college(s) of your choice. The college you are applying to will look at the highest.
The scores for the SAT range from 200 - 800 for each test (Evidence-Based Reading & Writing and Math). The 5-year National average scores are EBRW 516 and Math 521.
The 5-year average SAT scores for PPCS students are: EBRW 559 and Math 526.
You can register on-line and you will need to include our high school code, 060254.
Practice tests are available on the ACT and SAT websites. For prices or on-line registration please go to the ACT or SAT websites.