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Standardized Testing

Fall Assessments

PSAT/NMSQT - Wednesday, October 13

Makeup Date - there are no makeups

Juniors Only

All Jones juniors will take the PSAT/NMSQT. Students are automatically registered. All testing students should enter through the South Building. Students will get their testing room assignments on test day. Testing will begin promptly at 8am. Students should arrive by 7:30am to get room assignments, sign in, get settled, etc.


For questions, please contact Ms. Guevara nguevara@cps.edu



Spring Assessments

SAT School Day - Wednesday, March 23

Juniors Only (and seniors that need the grad requirement)


All Jones juniors will take the SAT School Day. Students are automatically registered. The SAT School Day is a college entrance exam and graduation requirement (national test day SAT exams do not fulfill the SAT School Day graduation requirement). All testing students should enter through the South Building. Students will get their testing room assignments on test day. Testing will begin promptly at 8am. Students should arrive by 7:30am to get room assignments, sign in, get settled, etc.


PSAT 9 and PSAT 10 - Tuesday, April 19

Freshmen and Sophomores

All Jones freshmen and sophomores will take the PSAT. Students are automatically registered. The PSAT is a CPS required exam. All testing students should enter through the South Building. Students will get their testing room assignments on test day. Testing will begin promptly at 8am. Students should arrive by 7:30am to get room assignments, sign in, get settled, etc.


For questions, please contact Ms. Guevara nguevara@cps.edu



National ACT

  • Offered 6 times throughout the year
  • Students need to register via the ACT website

National SAT

  • Offered 7 times throughout the year
  • Students need to register through the College Board website

National SAT Subject Area Exams (SAT II’s )

  • Offered 7 times a year
  • Offered the same time as the SAT
  • Not all subject tests are offered at every testing date