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Testing Information for Students

During the four years of high school, all students will have the opportunity to take several achievement, college entrance, work readiness, and aptitude tests. 
 
Kuder career assessments are offered to students enrolled in career prep. The assessments are used to identify student interest, student skills, and student workplace values. The Kuder assessments are used for student career exploration and career pathway identification.
 
YouScience, an aptitude test, is offered to students in the ninth grade to provide parents and students with information to help identify career technical pathway for students.
 
The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery), measures student strengths and potential for success in military training. The ASVAB is available to students who are interested and are in the tenth grade or higher. 
 
Other tests used to help students determine their eligibility for college, scholarships or to diagnose their weaknesses and strengths include: the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test, ACT, Work Keys, Advanced Placement, and Industry Recognized Credentials.
 
The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test is offered to tenth and eleventh grade students.
 
The ACT,
(American College Testing) a standardized test that determines a graduate's preparedness to enter college  is given to students in the eleventh grade. Demopolis High School is an administration site for the ACT.
 
WorkKeys will be given to students in the twelfth  grade. The ACT WorkKeys is a skills assessment test that is used to measure student strengths and weaknesses in a variety of workplace skills.

Students who are enrolled in all Advanced Placement classes have the opportunity to take the AP exams and receive college credit with a score of 3 or higher.
 
Students who are enrolled in a career technical pathway, will be given the opportunity to sit for an industry recognized credential in their area of study.

Students who are planning to apply for scholarships and/or financial aid should contact the guidance office during their junior year or early in their senior year, or they should consult their counselor concerning the test that should be taken to gain acceptance to their school of choice.