College Entrance Exam Readiness

Brazosport ISD strives to ensure that all students are future ready. For many students, the future will include post-secondary education at a college, university, or trade school. Preparation and experience with entrance exams is crucial for postsecondary success. Please review the information below to learn more about the opportunities and offerings that our district provides.

2019-20 Brazosport ISD Funded Opportunities

For the 2019-20 school year, Brazosport ISD is fortunate to be able to provide our students with multiple opportunities to take post-secondary readiness exams free of charge.

  • All 8th graders have the opportunity to take the PSAT 8 in the fall free of charge.
  • All 10th graders have the opportunity to take the PSAT 10 in the fall free of charge.
  • All juniors have the opportunity to take the PSAT during the school day in October free of charge. The PSAT is an exam that mirrors the SAT college entrance exam and qualifies students for National Merit awards and scholarships.
  • All juniors also have the opportunity to take the SAT during the school day in March free of charge. The SAT is a college entrance exam similar to the ACT that is widely accepted by colleges and universities.
  • All high school students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes have the opportunity to take the Advanced Placement tests for each course free of charge. The Advanced Placement exam can qualify students to receive college credit, depending on the university or college they plan to attend. Students who sign up to take an exam and then cancel will be responsible for the $40 cancellation fee.


Registering for Free Opportunities

  • PSAT: October 16, 2019 during the school day.
    All sophomores will be registered to take the PSAT. Others wishing to take the PSAT should check with their counselor or assistant principal on details for signing up.
  • SAT: March 25, 2020 during the school day
    Juniors should contact their campus counselor or assistant principal on details for signing up.

  • Advanced Placement Exams: May 4-15, 2020
    Students enrolled in the appropriate course will have the opportunity to register for the exam at their campus.

2019-20 Practice and Review Opportunities

Each year Brazosport ISD provides multiple opportunities and offerings for students to practice and prepare for post-secondary entrance exams.

Brazoswood High School
Questions: See Dr. Djara Patton in Room 106A on Main Campus

Brazosport High School
Questions: See Dr. Joda Mendoza in Room 421A at Brazosport HS or email joda.mendoza@brazosportisd.net

Additional Opportunities:

Khan Academy: Khan Academy is the official SAT Practice site. Students can sign up for an account at www.khanacademy.org/sat by clicking START PRACTICING. This site can provide customized practice. It will even import a student's previous PSAT/SAT score from the College Board website.

Registering for other SAT/ACT Test Sessions

The ACT

  • Visit www.act.org to register online.
  • All registrations must be completed online and payment will be processed at that time. *If you need financial assistance, please see your Counselor.
  • Testing will be held on Saturdays at Brazoswood.
  • Visit www.act.org or visit your counselor for more information (study guides, accommodations, test day information, etc.).

Please check the ACT website for any updates/changes to the schedule below.

Test Date 

Registration Deadline Late Fee Required 
September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019 August 17-30, 2019
October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019 September 21-October 4, 2019
December 14, 20119 November 8, 2019 November 9-22, 2019
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 11-17, 2020
April 4, 2020 February 28 2020 February 29-March 13, 2020
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 9-22, 2020
July 18, 2020 June 19, 2020 June 20-26, 2020


The SAT
  • Please remember that ALL Juniors will have the opportunity to take the SAT free of charge on March 25, 2020 during the school day.
  • Visit www.collegeboard.org/sat to register online.
  • All registrations must be completed online and payment will be processed at that time. *If you need financial assistance, please see your Counselor.
  • Testing will be held on Saturdays at Brazosport or Angleton HS. You will select your preference at the time of registration.
  • Visit www.collegeboard.org/sat or visit your counselor for additional resources (study guides, accommodations, test day information, etc.).

Please check the SAT website for any updates/changes to the schedule below.

Test Date

Normal Deadline
Late Registration*
August 24, 2019 July 26, 2019 August 13, 2019
October 5, 2019 September 6, 2019 September 24, 2019
November 2, 2019 October 3, 2019 October 22, 2019
December 7, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 26, 2019
March 14, 2020 February 14, 2020 March 3, 2020
May 2, 2020 April 3, 2020 April 21, 2020
June 6, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 27, 2020

*The late registration deadline is one week earlier if you are registering by mail.
**Regular SAT only.

Note: Applying for accommodations for students with a disability.
Each testing company has independent deadlines and procedures for which students with a disability may be approved for accommodations. Please see the campus testing coordinators for information on these deadlines. Generally, accommodations must be submitted for approval several months in advance.
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