ACT -Nationally standardized test taken by college bound students. Normally required by universities located in Ohio and across the Midwest. Students should take the writing portion at least one time. Some college also require the writing portion for admissions. We suggest students begin taking this during their junior year. If a student plans to take a college class their sophomore or junior year, they need to be taking this prior to May 1st of the previous school year. For online registration, test locations, test dates, ect. go to

Practice ACT tests can be found on the Ohio Means Jobs website.  Click on the Red Cardinal that says K-12 Students. Go to Plan It; Assessments & Training; ACT.

SAT  -Nationally standardized test taken by college bound students. Often required by universities in the South and the East and West coast. For online registration and other information, go to

PSAT -Preliminary test taken by college bound students during their junior year of high school. Participation in this test allows their name to be included in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Even students who plan to take only the ACT should take this test for standardized test practice. This test is offered at Pleasant High School to the first 20 students to register at the cost of $15. 

ASVAB -An aptitude and abilities test given by the U.S. military. This is taken by all juniors. Scores on this test are important for military bound students. Scores are used to help students with career exploration based on the interest and ability. Pleasant High School will administer this test every November.  Career tools and test score explanation can be found at Practice tests can also be found on the Ohio Means Jobs website (referenced above for ACT practice tests).