Applicable Federal/State Law
Administered in accordance with T.C.A §49-6-6001(b).
Purpose & Use
These exams are used to measure college readiness and HOPE scholarship eligibility for 11th graders.
Reference Frequently Asked Questions here.
TDOE ACT-SAT webpage lists helpful resources for test administration and preparation
- Participation is limited to seniors who previously took the ACT or seniors who missed the ACT during their junior year.
Students may also take the SAT at a test center on the dates listed at US SAT Registration.
Length of Assessment
English: 45 minutes (75 questions)
Math: 60 minutes (60 questions)
Reading: 35 minutes (40 questions)
Science: 35 minutes (40 questions)Writing: (optional) 30 minutes (1 prompt)
Reading: 65 minutes (52 questions)Writing: 35 minutes (44 questions)Math: 80 minutes (58 questions)Essay: (optional) 50 minutes (1 prompt)
Results to Parents & Students