Standardized Testing


The following are upcoming tests with deadlines.  As a Community Eligibility School, all MHS students qualify for a fee waiver.  ~See your assigned guidance counselor for more information~



To be completed by posted registration deadlines or a late fee (not covered by waiver) will apply.  Go to 




Test Dates



Registration Deadline Dates



Scores Release*

September 9, 2017

October 28, 2017

July 28, 2017

September 22, 2017

Sept 10; October 3, 2017

Nov 7; November 21, 2017

December 9, 2017

November 3, 2017

Dec 19; January 2, 2018

February 10, 2018

January 5, 2018

Feb 20; March 6, 2018

April 14, 2018

March 9, 2018

Apr 24; May 8, 2018

June 9, 2018

May 4, 2018

June 19; July 3, 2018

July 14, 2018

June 8, 2018

July 24; August 7, 2018

*Refers to online score release.  The first date is when multiple choice scores come out, and the second date is when complete scores are available.



Test Date

Normal Deadline

Late Registration**

Online Score Release

August 26, 2017

July 28, 2017

August 15, 2017

September 14, 2017

October 7, 2017

September 8, 2017

September 22, 2017

October 27, 2017

November 4, 2017

October 6, 2017

October 20, 2017

November 23, 2017

December 2, 2017

November 3, 2017

November 17, 2017

December 21, 2017

March 10, 2018***

February 9, 2018

February 23, 2018

March 29, 2018

May 5, 2018

April 6, 2018

April 20, 2018

May 24, 2018

June 2, 2018

May 4, 2018

May 18, 2018

June 21, 2018

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

***Regular SAT only.


Free November SAT Registration and CSS Profile Fee Waiver for Hurricane Irma-Impacted Students

To support students and families affected by Hurricane Irma, the College Board will offer a free November SAT registration and a CSS Profile fee waiver.

We understand this is a difficult time for those who are struggling as a result of the storm. We hope this measure can ease some worry for students and ensure their college-going plans are minimally affected during storm recovery efforts.

The free November SAT registration and CSS Profile fee waiver are for students who are experiencing hardship and/or displacement due to the hurricane and are in an area designated by FEMA. As a Polk County resident, all MHS students qualify.

  • Students who are registered for the November SAT should call Customer Service to receive a refund of their registration and late fee. Students can register and contact Customer Service through October 25. To reach Customer Service, please call 866-756-7346.
  • For the CSS Profile fee waiver, students should go to org, complete their application, and the system will automatically apply eligibility rules. To reach CSS Profile Customer Service, please call 844-202-0524.



Test Prep & Research Tools

Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC)  is a valuable online tool used by all ages for standardized test preparation, researching undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers. Community members can even pursue new career paths with test prep assistance for career certification exams and gain advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and networking.

TERC features detailed information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, financial scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance exams, and numerous tools to help users identify suitable occupational opportunities. “


TERC can help guide students in a number of areas: 

  • Test prep—Full-length, timed practice exams that simulate the actual testing experience for AP, ACT, SAT, PSAT, GED, HiSET, and TASC exams. Diagnostic pre-tests help students determine where they stand and how much preparation they need before taking an exam.
  • College Planning—Intuitive searches and quick results deliver information on more than 4,000 accredited schools, including school location, tuition, academics, admission requirements, campus life, and much more.
  • Financial Aid Tools—Benefit from an undergraduate scholarship search, financial aid award analyzer, college savings calculator, tuition cost finder, and more.
  • Career Development—The Resume Builder and Virtual Careers Library tools assist students in building essential career skills—like how to build a resume, cover letter, and interviewing tips for users at all career stages. Using the Career Module, tests help users map interests and aptitudes to the most suitable job categories, industries, and occupations.
  • International Tools—Help individuals prepare to pass the TOEFL (iBT), TOEFL (PBT), TOEIC, and U.S. Citizenship tests with online practice tests and eBooks.

For access, logon to (initial username and password=readmore)

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Additional Resources

  • See 5 Strategies to improve 4+ ACT Points, ACT Vocabulary & more at:

  • See 5 Strategies to improve 160+ SAT Points, Expert guide to the new SAT & more at:

  • Free College Prep Resources at Huntington Learning Center, including Free Full Length Practice Tests and Free Exam Prep Workshops –Email: Phone: 863-701-9200—6655 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland—                           Register at