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UPDATE: March 18, 2021​

Beginning in spring 2017, ISBE began requiring all public-school students in grade 11 to take the SAT with Essay, unless the student takes the grade 11 DLM-AA instead. Additionally, in spring 2021 some public-school students in grade 12 may also be allowed to take the SAT or DLM-AA, as appropriate. Please see the flowchart documentPDF Document for details about which grade 12 students are allowed to test.

Beginning in spring 2019, ISBE began assessing all public-school students in grade 9 with the PSAT 8/9 and all public-school students in grade 10 with the PSAT 10, unless the student takes the grade 9 or 10 DLM-AA​ instead.

 News & Updates

 Fall 2021 ISBE-Provided SAT® Information

In March 2021, districts were offered the flexibility to administer the ISBE-provided SAT in spring 2021 or shift testing to fall 2021. Information in this section pertains only to those districts that have shifted the ISBE-provided SAT administration to fall 2021. Only schools that are included on the ISBE-provided fall 2021 established test site listPDF Document may order materials under the ISBE-provided contract. More resources will be added to this section as they become available. Please write to assessment@isbe.net if you have questions.

 2020-21 SAT® Information

 2020-21 PSAT™ 10 Information

 2020-21 PSAT™ 8/9 Information

 English Learner (EL) and Students with Disabilities Information

IMPORTANT: Supports for English Learners (ELs) and accommodations for students with disabilities are allowed for the ISBE-Provided SAT with Essay, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9 only for students with accommodations needs documented in an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or Section 504 Plan and for English Learners identified as such in ISBE’s Student Information System.

 Presentations & Webinars

 SAT Teacher Toolkit Resources

​College Board Illinois SAT® Teacher Toolkit Webinar for English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, and Science

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