Standarized Testing for College

Standardized testing scores show that Saint Joseph's students are ready

Standardized tests measure a high school student's readiness for college and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants.  Saint Joseph's students are encouraged to start standardized tests beginning in their freshman year, in order to gain experience and comfort in this important college admissions marker. The CEEB Code for Saint Joseph's Catholic Academy is 390371.

Common Standardized Tests
Common standardized tests include the PSAT, SAT, Pre-ACT, and ACT.  Practice for standardized testing, along with discussion and practice in test taking strategies, is imbedded into the Saint Joseph's English and Math curricula, as well as part of the College Readiness course.

The CEEB Code for Saint Joseph's is 390371. NOTE:  In School SAT testing is offered at Saint Joseph's. Click on the links below to learn more about each test or to register. Scroll below to learn more about In School Day SAT. Links also provide access to test practice resources.

Fee Waiver for SAT
Students who meet eligibility criteria can request a fee waiver for the SAT.  To learn more, go to the CollegeBoard Fee Waiver Information Page.

In School Day SAT
Saint Joseph's junior and senior students have the opportunity to take the SAT during the school day at school. The benefits of taking the SAT at Saint Joseph's include student familiarity and increased ease with the testing environment, logistics of going to testing site, and convenience (no weekend test date!).

Test Dates
Throughout the school year, students and parents will be notified of the dates for In School Day SAT at Saint Joseph's by email and in school announcements.

Registering for In School SAT
In order to register for taking the In School SAT, a Saint Joseph's student must submit payment ($60) to the school office. No late payments will be accepted, and students who do not submit payment will NOT be considered registered. Checks should be made payable to Saint Joseph's Catholic Academy with the student's name and "SAT" in the memo line.

Students eligible for fee waivers  per the SAT guidelines or have been granted fee waivers by the College Board should contact the Saint Joseph's school office for In School SAT registration instructions BEFORE the due date of payment for a given test date.

Practice, Practice, Practice
Use the following buttons to navigate to websites that provide practice tests and useful information about test taking strategies.

SAT Practice Sites:

ACT Practice Sites:

If you have any questions about standardized testing for college, contact the school office at or (814) 808-6118.


Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy

901 Boalsburg Pike, Boalsburg, PA 16827
(814) 808-6118