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SAT School Day Testing

On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, Mount Vernon High School twelfth graders will have the opportunity to participate in SAT School Day. To meet the needs of our families, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) has covered the cost for any interested twelfth-grade student to take the SAT. The optional essay component and subject tests are not offered on this date. Students wishing to take the SAT with Essay or an SAT Subject Tests may register with the College Board for a weekend test date.  In addition, September 23 has been designated for asynchronous learning for all high school students, participating seniors, will not miss any synchronous lessons.

Registration is currently closed, the deadline for families to complete the SAT School Day Intent form was Monday, August 31. Thanks to all who have registered, we look forward to seeing our registered students on Wednesday, September 23,2020. 

Students and parents are asked to park in the parking lot by Door 4 where they can be dropped off and picked up. The school door will open at 7:30 am to begin student check-in and testing will commence at 8:15 am.

Transportation and meals will be available on test day.  Transportation services will be in contact with those students who submitted a request via the intent form. Grab and go breakfast and lunch options will be available to all testers. 

General information about the SAT test format is available on the College Board webpage. The SAT Student Guide has pertinent information for testing, tips, and practice  SAT Student Guide. For information about general health and safety protocols visit the following FCPS website.

If you have questions about the SAT School Day administration, please contact our school counselor, Ms. Niasharee Frater at @email

Additional Considerations:

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

  • A picture ID
  • A mask that must be worn the entire time they are in the building. 
  • Two or more No. 2 pencils- not mechanical
  • Graphing Calculator - Approved calculators can be found here. 

Water and snacks. Snacks may be consumed during breaks. We request that snacks are peanut free.

IB & AP Testing Schedule


  • The IB & AP Testing schedule will be determined during the 2020-21 school year.

ACT Testing Schedule