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​New this year, ISBE will require public-school students in grade 9 to take the PSAT 8/9 and public-school students in grade 10 to take the PSAT 10, unless the student will take DLM-AA instead. ISBE will continue to require public-school students in grade 11 to take the SAT, unless the student will take DLM-AA​ instead.

Additionally, some public-school students in grade 12 may also be required to take the SAT or DLM-AA, as appropriate. Please see the flowchart document​PDF Document for details about which grade 12 students are required to test.​

 News & Updates

 2018-19 SAT® Information

 Presentations & Webinars

  • January 14-18, 2019: SAT Suite of Assessments - English Language Arts Webinar
  • January 22-25, 2019: SAT Suite of Assessments Essay Webinar
    The College Board is excited to announce a webinar that will provide an overview of the SAT® Essay task, the scoring of the essay, the use of the College Board Skills insight document to understand scores and suggestions for improvement, and Essay practice in Khan Academy with revision assistant technology. In addition, the webinar will cover the College Board K-12 Score Reporting Portal and the reports available that will support educators in using data to help them pinpoint what students need for additional support to become college and career ready. Two live sessions are offered each day from January 22-25, 2019: 10:00-11:00 AM and 3:00-4:00 PM.​
  • January 31, 2019: ISBE SAT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9 Accommodations Q&A Session Webinar
    Please join us for a question and answer session about the College Board accommodations request process for SAT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9. We will also answer questions regarding administering the assessments to students approved for accommodations.
    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
  • December 11, 2018: Accommodations Overview for ISBE-Provided SAT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9
    In this presentation, the College Board shared information about the spring administration of SAT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9 in order to prepare SSD Coordinators, provide a review of common accommodations, review the accommodations request process, and provide resources and support materials.​
  • December 3-7, 2018 ​: AP Potential and Official SAT Practice Webinar
    In this presentation, the College Board shared details of two free programs, AP Potential and Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy, that offer educators the ability to recognize academic potential in students early on in their high school careers and students the ability to achieve their potential through practice and preparation. This presentation reviews the benefits of each program in helping students achieve their goals in preparing for college and career readiness
  • Training e-Module: Understanding College Board Accommodations - State Version(approx. 40 minutes)
  • SAT®, PSAT™ 10, and PSAT™ 8/9 Overview Workshops (occurred from October 30-November 8, 2018 )
  • October 18, 2017: SAT Performance Levels Board Presentation
  • Illinois Assessment Update Webinars​​​​​​​​

​​ SAT® Information Archive​​​​

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