College Testing Programs
The ACT test assesses high school student's general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. The multiple-choice tests cover English, mathematics, reading and science, The Writing Test, which is optional, measures skill in planning and writing a short essay. ACT testing is given through Amarillo College.
The SAT is the most widely used admissions test in the US. It assesses student's knowledge of subjects that are necessary for college success: reading, writing and mathematics. The SAT is typically taken by 11th and 12th grade students and is administered through Amarillo College.