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High School Testing and Transcripts

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High School Testing

Baseline PSAT/ NMSQT 9th or 10th grade

  • Sign up at local high school in September
  • One test nation-wide mid-October

PSAT/ NMSQT 11th grade

  • Top ½ percentile Commended

College entrance exams in 11th and 12th grade

  • Take multiple times
  • SAT vs ACT or both

High School Transcripts

  • Keep it simple
  • Use class names that colleges expect to see
    • “English I” rather than “Lost Tools of Writing”
    • Not all extra-curricular activities
  • Use crediting that colleges expect to see
    • 120+ hours = 1 credit
    • 60-100 hours = ½ credit
    • Avg 6-7 credits per year
  • Supplement with Resume/ Curriculum Vitae

For More Information

Please email dentonclassicalcoop@gmail.com or call 972-277-1239 for more information. Preview visits take place each year in February.

 

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