SAT Prep at SHS

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SAT Prep at SHS
SAT Prep at SHS

SAT School-Based Administration at SHS: Tuesday April 14th, 2020

A few notes to parents and 11th grade students:

1. All 11th grade students who are in PowerSchool (you have scheduled classes at SHS) will be automatically registered for the school-based administration and there is nothing special for you to do!

2. FREE after school SAT prep sessions (first come-first serve) for mathematics and/or evidenced based reading and writing (EBRW) begins February 2nd.  See Dean Agosto (203-977-5614) to sign up!

3. Mailings from the district, and SchoolMessenger from SHS, will be coming in late February or Early March.

4. For those of you interested about the composition of the SAT:

MathematicsWriting & LanguageReading


55 m; 38 questions, calculator PERMITTED



25 min; 20 questions, NO CALCULATOR


80% multiple choice

20% grid in


Formula sheet provided




Read 4 passages (35 min)


44 multiple choice




  • Careers
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • History / Social Studies

65 min; 52 questions


One literary passage from American or International fiction piece; all others are non-fiction informational texts focusing on history, social studies & science.


3 Types of Questions:


  • Info and Ideas
  • Rhetoric
  • Synthesis

Other Helpful Resources:

Here are a list of available resources to get you on your way to success!