Standard Testing Manual - SAT SCHOOL DAY Spring 2021

 
Spring 2021

SAT® SCHOOL DAY

Standard
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Contents
1    Introduction                                    26   After the Test
1    Using This Manual                               26   Collect Test Materials
1    New for 2020-21                                 28   Before Dismissing Students
1    Testing Basics                                  29   After Students Leave the Room
2    SAT Test Materials
                                                     30   Appendix
3    Before Test Day                                 30   SAT Standard Section Timing Chart
3    Prepare Yourself                                31   Acceptable Calculators
3    Prepare Your Room for Test Day                  32   Photo ID Requirements
4    Prepare Your Students                           33   Sample Seating Plans
4    Prepare Your Preadministration Session          33   Sample Standard Test Day Schedule
5    Conduct the Preadministration Session
                                                     34   Irregularity Chart
 9   During the Test                                 45   Glossary of Terms
 9   Get Started                                     47   Testing Room Materials Report for SAT School
11   Testing in the Standard Room                         Day Testing
12   Maintain Security in the Testing Room
16   Standard SAT Script
16   Begin the Test Here
18   Distribute Answer Sheets
19   Distribute Test Books
20   Read the Timed Sections

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Using This Manual Introduction  

Introduction
As the SAT School Day proctor, you play an important          Typographical Icons
role in ensuring the successful administration of the         Typographical icons are used throughout
SAT, a key milestone on the path to college for many          the manual to draw your attention to specific
students. Taking the Michigan-provided SAT during the         information and action items:
school day in a familiar, easily accessible environment
allows students to improve college and career readiness.      Contact by phone
It also means more students can participate in College
                                                              Security requirement
Board programs that support college access.
The Michigan Department of Education is offering
the SAT to all Michigan public school 11th-grade and          New for 2020-21
eligible 12th-grade students. Michigan will deliver
the SAT with Essay as part of the Michigan Merit              Important Changes and Reminders
Examination (MME) during the SAT School Day                   College Board has made the following changes for this
administration on April 13.                                   school year.
                                                               1. For the latest policy updates, please see

Using This Manual
                                                                  sat.org/covid19 or College Board–specific updates
                                                                  and the MME webpage (www.michigan.gov/mme)
This manual is for proctors’ use for the Michigan-                for Michigan-specific announcements.
provided SAT School Day testing only (not Saturday             2. In addition to using the preadministration session,
or Sunday testing) in April 2021. Please do not share it          students may also opt in to Student Search Service®
with students or anyone else besides testing staff.               and complete the optional questionnaire online.
Where appropriate, the content is organized with tasks            Students can go to studentsearch.collegeboard.org
(what you need to do), followed by key information                to update their information as well as opt in or out of
(what you need to know) related to those tasks. For               Student Search using their personal College Board
example, tasks related to room setup are followed by              account. Parental notification is required if this
key information about seating requirements.                       option is chosen.

Before Test Day
Before test day you’ll need to participate in training        Testing Basics
provided by your test coordinator, and you’ll need to
prepare your room and materials. Completing the tasks
                                                              About the SAT
in this section prepares you for testing.                     The SAT is part of the SAT Suite of Assessments,
                                                              closely aligned tests that reflect what students are
During the Test                                               already learning in their classrooms and help educators
                                                              monitor student progress. Visit collegeboard.org/
You’ll administer the test by reading aloud the scripts
                                                              sat-suite to learn more about the SAT Suite.
exactly as they appear in this manual. Scripts appear in
shaded areas; all other text is for your information and      The SAT focuses on the skills and knowledge that
not to be read aloud.                                         research indicates are essential for career and
                                                              college success.
After the Test
After the test you’ll assist in wrapping up the               Standardized Testing
administration, which includes tasks such as                  Uniform procedures are essential to a standardized
accounting for all materials and returning them to the        testing program. To ensure comparable scores, testing
test coordinator. Completing the tasks in this section        staff must follow the same testing procedures and give
ensures that students receive their scores.                   instructions exactly as they appear in this manual.

Appendix Resources                                            Please ensure that you comply with all applicable
                                                              laws, including those relating to discrimination and
We provide timing charts, planning guides, and other
                                                              local health and safety guidelines. By strictly following
resources in the Appendix of this manual (see the Table
                                                              College Board policies and procedures, you give
of Contents for a complete list with page references).
                                                              students the best guarantee of fair testing and the best
                                                              possible test day experience.

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Introduction SAT Test Materials

    As the proctor, you’re responsible for conducting a secure,
    valid administration. You’re accountable for everyone
    in the testing room and everything that takes place
                                                                    SAT Test Materials
                                                                    The test coordinator will provide all the materials
    there. You’ll account for all testing materials, conduct
                                                                    needed on test day for your room.
    the testing, appropriately document irregularities, and
    monitor students to ensure a fair administration.
                                                                    Test Books
    Test Sections and Timing                                        All test books display the title “The SAT Test Book,”
                                                                    along with important notes for the student. Essay books
    Everyone testing on the primary test date will need to
                                                                    are separate from the multiple-choice test books. The
    begin testing at the same time.
                                                                    test books for students required to test on the primary
    The SAT is composed of several tests that follow                test date have covers with purple accents. Students
    the same order in every test book. The test must                testing with accommodations may use standard test
    be administered in this sequence unless explicitly              books with purple accents or accommodated materials
    instructed otherwise by College Board.                          with blue or lime green accents, depending on their
                                                                    approved accommodations or supports.
    Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: Includes
    a Reading Test and a Writing and Language Test.
    Each test is composed of multiparagraph passages
                                                                    Rosters
    and multiple-choice questions.                                  Each proctor will receive a roster for their room from the
                                                                    test coordinator. Use the roster to confirm who should
    Time allotted:                                                  be in your testing room and record any absences. The
     ƒ 65 minutes for Reading                                       information you record on the room roster will be used
                                                                    by the test coordinator to plan for any students who
     ƒ 35 minutes for Writing and Language
                                                                    require a makeup administration.
    Math: Includes one portion that permits calculator
    use and one that doesn’t. Each portion is composed              Forms and Reporting
    of multiple-choice and student-produced response                You need to be familiar with the reports and forms used
    questions.                                                      in the testing room.
    Time allotted:                                                  Testing Room Materials Report Form
     ƒ 25 minutes for Math Test – No Calculator                     The Testing Room Materials Report form is provided on
     ƒ 55 minutes for Math Test – Calculator                        the back cover of this manual.

    SAT Essay (in separate book): Students are asked to              ƒ The Testing Room Materials Report form is used
    read a passage and analyze how the author builds an                to indicate testing room information, including the
    argument to persuade an audience.                                  proctor assigned to the room, the room number,
                                                                       and the test materials issued to the proctor.
    Time allotted:
                                                                     ƒ Inside the testing room, the proctor uses the Testing
     ƒ 50 minutes                                                      Room Materials Report form to check the testing
    Terminology                                                        materials received against the serial numbers listed
                                                                       on the form.
    See the Glossary of Terms on page 45 for definitions
    of frequently used terms.                                        ƒ The proctor should check the number of Essay
                                                                       books received from the test coordinator and record
                                                                       the number returned to the test coordinator.
                                                                     ƒ As indicated in the scripts, the proctor uses the
                                                                       seating chart on the back of the Testing Room
                                                                       Materials Report form to record the serial number
                                                                       of the multiple-choice test book distributed to each
                                                                       seat in the room. If any issues arise, the chart will
                                                                       be used in investigating reported irregularities.
                                                                     ƒ If possible, staff should include the last name of
                                                                       each student on the seating chart.

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Prepare Yourself   Before Test Day  

Request to Cancel Test Scores Form                               ƒ Send the form by overnight delivery to the address
Students use this form to request score cancellation,              indicated, to arrive no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on
which means their scores will not be reported to them              the fourth weekday following the date testing ends.
or to any colleges. Direct students to fill out the form       Scores cannot be canceled by email or phone.
with exactly the same information given on their
answer sheets or pre-ID labels.                                A student may cancel their scores using the SAT School
                                                               Day Request to Cancel Test Scores form in instances
The test scripts inform students that if they request          of equipment failure or illness. Fill out an Irregularity
score cancellation, their scores will still be provided        Report (IR) in these cases. Students will be eligible for
to their state, but College Board will not send them to        a makeup administration. An IR isn’t necessary for other
colleges or scholarship organizations.                         situations where students elect to cancel their scores.
Students must sign and date the form, then submit it in
one of the following ways:
                                                               SAT School Day Irregularity Report (IR)
                                                               You’ll receive at least 1 blank IR to use in the event
 ƒ Hand the form to the testing staff before leaving on        an irregularity occurs during School Day testing.
   test day.
                                                               The testing staff performs a critical role in reporting
 ƒ Fax the form to the number indicated no later than          irregularities and affected students.
   11:59 p.m. ET on the fourth weekday following the
   date testing ends. (For example, the fourth weekday         Without complete information, College Board can’t
   following a test administered on a Tuesday would            resolve issues that arise. All IRs submitted are
   be the next Monday.)                                        thoroughly reviewed. Refer to the Irregularity Chart on
                                                               page 34 for instruction on when to fill out an IR.

Before Test Day
Prepare Yourself                                               TASKS
                                                               Prepare to Collect Student Belongings
TASKS                                                          College Board requires testing staff to collect mobile
 ƒ Participate in training if you haven’t already.             phones, wearable technology, and other prohibited
 ƒ Read this entire manual.                                    electronic devices before administering the SAT. Plan
 ƒ Take time to study the scripts and timing before            ahead for collecting electronic devices and backpacks
   test day. Uniform testing conditions depend on your         (if allowed by school policy or directed by your test
   reading the scripts exactly as written in this manual.      coordinator) as students enter the testing room.

 ƒ Review and sign the Testing Staff Agreement                 During check-in, instruct students to power off
   form and and the OEAA Assessment Security                   electronic devices. If collecting devices, be ready to
   Compliance Form provided by your test coordinator.          label items collected so they can be returned after
 ƒ Conduct a preadministration session at your test            testing. If your school isn’t allowed to collect devices,
   coordinator’s direction.                                    tell students to store their phones in a bag or backpack
                                                               placed to the side of the room away from the testing
                                                               area. (Have a supply of clear plastic bags to offer
Prepare Your Room                                              students who don’t have a bag or backpack with them.)
                                                               More information is given under Prohibited Devices
for Test Day                                                   Policies on page 13.
Your test coordinator will provide you with information
to post on the board for test day. Prior to test day, the
test coordinator selected rooms that meet College
Board testing room and seating requirements. As the
proctor, review the requirements under Key Information
to make sure your room and seating arrangements still
meet them on test day.

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Before Test Day    Prepare Your Students

    KEY INFORMATION
    Testing Room Requirements                                        Prepare Your Students
    To promote an effective and secure administration,               Your test coordinator should ensure all students receive
    testing rooms must fulfill the following requirements:           a copy of the SAT School Day Student Guide to help
     ƒ Rooms must be located away from noisy areas and               them learn about and prepare for the test. In addition,
        distracting activities.                                      the Student Guide advises students how to mark their
                                                                     answers, their rights and responsibilities as test takers,
     ƒ Rooms should be near restrooms.                               and what to bring on test day.
     ƒ Rooms must have:
        Š A working clock, visible to students
        Š Proper lighting                                            Prepare Your
        Š Proper ventilation                                         Preadministration Session
        Š Proper seating that follows the seating
            requirements given in this section                       TASKS
                                                                     Your test coordinator will provide the appropriate
         Š No materials related to test content on display           materials for your session, depending on whether
            (these can be removed or covered)
                                                                     students have parental consent to complete the
    Seating Requirements                                             optional questionnaire:
    The following seating requirements apply for all                  ƒ Student Answer Sheet Instructions, 1 copy for each
    testing rooms:                                                      student
     ƒ Chairs must have backs.                                        ƒ Answer sheets with students’ pre-ID labels affixed
     ƒ Seats must face the same direction.                            ƒ Large-print answer sheets (if applicable) with
                                                                        students’ pre-ID labels affixed
     ƒ Chairs must be placed directly behind those in the
        preceding row.                                                ƒ Extra blank answer sheets for any students without
                                                                        pre-ID labels
     ƒ Each student must be separated by a minimum of
        3 feet from side to side (measure from center of desk).       ƒ A list of students with the type of answer sheet
                                                                        needed (large-print or standard)
     ƒ Staff access to every student must be unimpeded.
     ƒ At tables, students must be seated at least 3 feet            The test coordinator will indicate which group of students
        apart (measured from the center of the table) and            you will be administering to: students with consent or
        facing the same direction. You can seat 2 students           students without consent. We recommend assigning
        at a table that’s at least 6 feet long.                      students to rooms based on whether they have consent
                                                                     to answer the optional questionnaire or not. If this isn’t
     ƒ Large, smooth writing surfaces, preferably desks or
                                                                     possible, have students without consent sit quietly while
        tables, must be provided.
                                                                     other students respond to the questionnaire.
     ƒ Tablet-arm chairs must have a minimum writing
        surface of 12 × 15 inches (30 × 38 centimeters).             IMPORTANT:   Even when a pre-ID label is affixed, students
                                                                     must still bubble in their name, date of birth, and state
    The following seating arrangements are not allowed:
                                                                     student ID number (UIC) for data verification purposes.
     ƒ Round tables, study carrels, lapboards, language              We recommend students bubble in all required fields
        laboratory booths, and tables with partitions                as an additional precaution. When distributing answer
        or dividers.                                                 sheets, make sure to correctly match any answer sheet
     ƒ Seat assignments that follow any expected pattern or          with a pre-ID label to the correct student.
        defined order. If testing students in their homeroom,
        make sure students are seated at random.

    IMPORTANT:   Students may not select their own seats.

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Conduct the Preadministration Session Before Test Day  

                                                                IMPORTANT: Do not hand out test books during the
Conduct the                                                     preadministration session.

Preadministration Session                                       Selecting the Right Preadministration Script
There are 3 parts to the preadministration session:             A FOR STUDENTS WITHOUT CONSENT
completing student information, taking advantage of
                                                                    If you’re reading these scripts to students without
the free score sends by providing up to 4 colleges or
                                                                    consent, turn to Preadministration Scripts –
scholarship programs, and participating in Student
                                                                    Students Without Consent on page 7.
Search Service and the optional questionnaire. All
students will participate in the first 2 activities. Only       B FOR ALL OTHER STUDENTS
students with parental consent should participate in                Continue with the scripts that follow.
the optional questionnaire portion of the session.
                                                                Preadministration Scripts -
TASKS
 ƒ Before starting the session, post any information            Students with Consent
   the students will need, such as the 6-digit school           Fill in the school code in the script before beginning.
   (AI) code, school name, city, and state.
                                                                  To all students, say:
 ƒ Give each student the correct answer sheet and
   a copy of the Student Answer Sheet Instructions.               Take out the Student Answer Sheet Instructions booklet
   A large-print version of the Student Answer Sheet              that I gave you. Follow along in this booklet as I read
   Instructions is provided for students with approved            instructions to you.
   accommodations that necessitate large print.
   Make sure you correctly match any labeled answer
   sheet to the student whose information is on the               When students are ready, say:
   label. Give any student who doesn’t have a labeled
                                                                  Today we will complete the identifying information
   answer sheet a blank answer sheet. Some students
   may be using large-print answer sheets. This                   portion of the SAT answer sheet. You’ll have the
   accommodation will be noted on the NAR.                        opportunity to opt in to Student Search Service and
 ƒ Read aloud the scripts in shaded areas and pause               provide information about yourself to help connect
   when [pause] appears to give students time to                  you with colleges. You’ll be able to take advantage of
   follow instructions. Instructions for the proctors             your 4 free score reports by indicating which colleges or
   that shouldn’t be read aloud appear outside the                scholarship programs to send your scores to.
   shaded areas.
    Š Students must fill in the appropriate bubbles (or           To students using large-print answer sheets, say:
       squares on a large-print answer sheet) for their
       names, addresses, and other personal information.          If you’re using a large-print answer sheet, read the
                                                                  directions on the front page for how to mark your
    Š Although we recommend that students bubble
       in all information on their answer sheet, if a             answers. Your page numbers will be different from those
       pre-ID label is affixed, students are only required        I announce, but the field numbers will be the same as
       to bubble their first and last names (field 1),            the field numbers I give for everyone. You’ll mark the
       student ID number (field 5), and date of birth             squares with an X instead of filling in bubbles.
       (field 7). Adjust the preadministration and test
       day scripts to direct students to skip fields 2, 3,
                                                                  To all students, say:
       4, 6, and 8. If students do not have a pre-ID label
       affixed, they should be preidentified in the OEAA          Please check to make sure your correct legal name
       Secure Site and a label should be printed locally.         appears on the label on your answer sheet. Please also
       Homeschooled students should still fill out
                                                                  check your date of birth and gender listed on the label.
       fields 2, 3, and 4.
                                                                  Raise your hand if any of these fields is not correct.
    Š Students should skip fields A–D on the answer               [pause]
       sheet because these sections are completed on
       test day.
                                                                If there are students in the room who have the wrong
    Š If any students’ labels have an incorrect legal           answer sheet, try to resolve the discrepancy. If you
       first, middle, or last name; date of birth; or           can’t, give them blank answer sheets for the session.
       gender; students can still use the answer sheet.
       Have students bubble in the correct information.

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Before Test Day       Conduct the Preadministration Session

    If the first name or last name listed on the label does
                                                                      For field 7, say:
    not correctly reflect the student’s legal name, make a
    note on your room roster. (Your test coordinator will             In field 7, Date of Birth, fill in the bubble for the right
    need to notify the appropriate person to update the               month. On large-print answer sheets, fill in the digits
    student’s profile in the Michigan Student Data System,            for the month, starting with a zero if the month has
    or MSDS.) If a student’s date of birth or gender is               only 1 digit. Next, write in the 2-digit number for the
    incorrect, also make a note for the coordinator. If any
                                                                      day you were born, starting with a zero if the day is less
    other information is incorrect, students can still use the
                                                                      than 10. Then write the last 2 digits of the year you were
    answer sheet—they’ll enter their correct information
    during the session.                                               born. Fill in the corresponding bubbles and look up
                                                                      when you’re done. [pause]
      For field 1, say:

      Begin by filling in your legal last name, first name, and       For field 8, say:
      middle initial, if you have one, in field 1. If you include     Complete field 8 now.
      a name other than your legal last name, your scores may
      be delayed. Include spaces, hyphens, or apostrophes if
                                                                      For field 9, Test Type, say:
      these are part of your name. Print the letters in all caps
      in the boxes, then fill in the corresponding bubbles.           In field 9, bubble in “SAT with Essay” as the test that
      Make sure each mark is dark and completely fills the            you will be taking.
      bubble. Look up when you’re done. [pause]
                                                                      For fields 10–14, say:
      For fields 2 and 3, say:
                                                                      Turn to page 2 of your answer sheet and fill in your address
      Move on to field 2. Fill in the bubble for “Yes” if you are     in fields 10 through 13. Leave field 14 blank. These fields
      testing at your school. Then print our school’s name,           are optional but recommended. Raise your hand if you
      city, and state in field 3. Look up when you’re done.           have any questions. Look up when you’re done. [pause]
      [pause]
                                                                     Students using large-print instructions may need your
                                                                     help with the list for field 15.
      For field 4, say:

      In field 4, print our 6-digit school code __________ and        For field 15, say:
      fill in the corresponding bubbles. Look up when you’re          We’re now going to answer field 15 on page 2 of your
      done. [pause]                                                   answer sheet. When you take the SAT as a part of
                                                                      SAT School Day, you’re entitled to send your scores—for
      For field 5, say:                                               free—to as many as 4 colleges, universities, or scholarship
                                                                      programs. Completing this section is optional. Colleges
      In field 5, print and bubble the 10-digit state student ID
                                                                      and universities are always eager to get scores from
      number, your UIC, from the top left corner of the label
                                                                      students, even if you’re not ready to apply.
      on the front of your answer sheet, starting with the first
      column to the left. If you don’t know your UIC, raise           Open your Student Answer Sheet Instructions booklet
      your hand. Look up when you’re done. [pause]                    and find the Score Reporting Code List. Use this list to
                                                                      find the 4-digit number for the schools or scholarship
    If a student doesn’t have a pre-ID label, tell the student        programs you want to send your scores to. U.S. colleges
    to leave field 5 blank. Tell the test coordinator after the       and universities are listed in alphabetical order by state
    session that the student is missing a pre-ID label.               first. Institutions in U.S. territories come next, followed
                                                                      by international ones. The final list in this booklet
      For field 6, say:                                               shows scholarship programs listed by state or country,
      In field 6, fill in the bubble for your current grade.          in alphabetical order.

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Conduct the Preadministration Session Before Test Day  

 For each place you want to send scores to, copy the 4 digits
                                                                       When everyone is ready, say:
 in the boxes and fill in the corresponding bubbles. (If using
 a large-print answer sheet, print the digits as clearly as you        Now we’ll complete the rest of the fields, starting on
 can.) Let me know if you have any questions.                          page 3 of your answer sheet (pages 7 through 15 on a
                                                                       large-print answer sheet).
 Look up when you’re done. [pause]
                                                                       You can read about the benefits of providing this
                                                                       optional information in your Student Answer Sheet
 If your room includes a mix of students with
 and without consent to answer the optional                            Instructions booklet. It’s important that you know
 questionnaire, say:                                                   College Board will be able to use this information and
                                                                       provide it to others for additional uses, such as research.
 If you have not provided the school with parental
 permission to complete the optional questionnaire or if               These fields are optional. If your parent or guardian
 you have completed the optional questionnaire online,                 has told you that you shouldn’t complete any optional
 close the instructions booklet and your answer sheet, and             or voluntary information, please just sit quietly as we
 place the answer sheet faceup on your desk. I will help               go through this activity. Do not complete any field that
 other students complete the rest of the answer sheet.                 asks for information your parent or guardian has told
                                                                       you not to provide.
Read the remaining script below to students with
consent who need to complete additional nontest
information on their answer sheets. Tell students without              For fields 19–39, say:
consent and those without additional information to                    Using your Student Answer Sheet Instructions booklet,
complete (including those who may have completed                       complete fields 19 through 22, then turn to page 11 of
the questionnaire online) to sit quietly while the other
                                                                       your answer sheet to complete fields 23 through 39. Leave
students fill in their answer sheets.
                                                                       fields A through D on the back of your answer sheet
 For field 16, say:                                                    unmarked. When you’re finished, close your Student
                                                                       Answer Sheet Instructions booklet, place it next to your
 Turn to page 3 of your answer sheet. Follow the                       answer sheet on your desk, and wait quietly while others
 directions in your Student Answer Sheet Instructions                  finish. Raise your hand if you have any questions. [pause]
 booklet to fill in field 16 and indicate whether or not
 you’d like to opt in to Student Search Service. Raise your          When all students have finished, proceed to Complete
 hand if you have questions. [pause]                                 the Preadministration Session on page 9.

                                                                     Preadministration Scripts –
 For field 17, say:
                                                                     Students Without Consent
 If you’d like to get information from College Board                 Use this preadministration script for students without
 via email, including information about your scores                  consent.
 once they become available online, write in your email
                                                                     Fill in the school code in the script before beginning.
 address and fill in the corresponding bubbles in field 17.
 Indicate at the top of the field whether this is your own
                                                                       To all students, say:
 email address or a parent’s or guardian’s email address.
 If you give your own email address and opted in to                    Take out the Student Answer Sheet Instructions booklet
 Student Search Service, you may also get information                  that I gave you. Follow along in this booklet as I read
 from colleges sent to your email address. Please look up              instructions to you.
 when you’re finished. [pause]
                                                                       When students are ready, say:
 For field 18, say:
                                                                       Today we will complete the identifying information
 Field 18 asks for your U.S. mobile number. Only U.S.                  portion of the SAT answer sheet. You’ll also be able to
 mobile numbers are accepted.                                          take advantage of your 4 free score reports by indicating
 This field is optional. If you agree to the terms printed             which colleges, universities, or scholarship programs to
 on your answer sheet, enter your phone number. Please                 send your scores to.
 look up when you’re done. [pause]

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Before Test Day       Conduct the Preadministration Session

      To students using large-print answer sheets, say:               For field 4, say:

      If you’re using a large-print answer sheet, read the            In field 4, print our 6-digit school code __________ and
      directions on the front page for how to mark your               fill in the corresponding bubbles. Look up when you’re
      answers. Your page numbers will be different from those         done. [pause]
      I announce, but the field numbers will be the same as
      the field numbers I give for everyone. You’ll mark the          For field 5, say:
      squares with an X instead of filling in bubbles.
                                                                      In field 5, print and bubble the 10-digit state student ID
                                                                      number, your UIC, from the uppermost top left corner of
      To all students, say:
                                                                      the label on the front of your answer sheet, starting with
      Please check to make sure your correct legal name               the first column to the left. If you don’t know your UIC,
      appears on the label on your answer sheet. Please also          raise your hand. Look up when you’re done. [pause]
      check your date of birth and gender listed on the label.
      Raise your hand if any of these fields is not correct.         If a student doesn’t have a pre-ID label, tell the student
      [pause]                                                        to leave field 5 blank. Tell the test coordinator after the
                                                                     session that the student is missing a pre-ID label.
    If there are students in the room who have the wrong
    answer sheet, try to resolve the discrepancy. If you’re           For field 6, say:
    unable to do so, give them blank answer sheets for                In field 6, fill in the bubble for your current grade. [pause]
    the session.
    If the first name or last name listed on the label does
                                                                      For field 7, say:
    not correctly reflect the student’s legal name, make a
    note on your room roster. (Your test coordinator will             In field 7, date of birth, fill in the bubble for the right
    need to notify the appropriate person to update the               month. On large-print answer sheets, fill in the digits
    student’s profile in the Michigan Student Data System,            for the month, starting with a zero if the month has
    or MSDS.) If a student’s date of birth or gender is               only 1 digit. Next, write in the 2-digit number for the
    incorrect, also make a note for the coordinator. If any           day you were born, starting with a zero if the day is less
    other information is incorrect, students can still use the
                                                                      than 10. Then write the last 2 digits of the year you were
    answer sheet—they’ll enter their correct information
                                                                      born. Fill in the corresponding bubbles and look up
    during the session.
                                                                      when you’re done. [pause]
      For field 1, say:
                                                                      For field 8, say:
      Begin by filling in your legal last name, first name, and
      middle initial (if you have one) as they appear on your         Complete field 8. [pause]
      label in field 1. If you include a name other than your
      legal last name, your scores may be delayed. Include            For field 9, Test Type, say:
      spaces, hyphens, or apostrophes if these are part of your
      name. Print the letters in all caps in the boxes, then fill     In field 9, bubble in “SAT with Essay” as the test that
      in the corresponding bubbles. Make sure each mark               you will be taking. [pause]
      is dark and completely fills the bubble. Look up when
      you’re done. [pause]                                            For fields 10–14, say:

                                                                      Turn to page 2 of your answer sheet, and fill in your
      For fields 2 and 3, say:                                        address in fields 10 through 13. Leave field 14 blank.
      Move on to field 2. Fill in the bubble for “Yes” if you are     These fields are optional but recommended. Raise your
      testing at your school, then print our school’s name, city,     hand if you have any questions. Look up when you’re
      and state in field 3. Look up when you’re done. [pause]         done. [pause]

                                                                     Students using large-print instructions may need your
                                                                     help with the list for field 15.

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 For field 15, say:                                                 Now say:

 We’re now going to move on to field 15 on page 2 of                When you’re finished, close your Student Answer Sheet
 your answer sheet. When you take the SAT as a part of              Instructions booklet and place it next to your answer
 SAT School Day, you’re entitled to send your scores—for            sheet on your desk. Do not make any marks in fields 16
 free—to as many as 4 colleges, universities, or scholarship        through 39 or A through D. [pause]
 programs. Completing this section is optional. Colleges
 and universities are always eager to get scores from             Complete the Preadministration
 students, even if you’re not ready to apply.
                                                                  Session
 Open your Student Answer Sheet Instructions booklet
                                                                    When students are ready, say:
 and find the Score Reporting Code List. Use this list to
 find the 4-digit number for the schools or scholarship             I will now collect your answer sheets and Student
 programs you want to send your scores to. U.S. colleges            Answer Sheet Instructions booklets. Your answer sheets
 and universities are listed first in order by state, and           will be returned to you on test day.
 then alphabetically by name. Institutions in U.S.
 territories come next, followed by international ones.             ƒ Confirm students have bubbled in their UIC
 The final list in this booklet shows scholarship programs            accurately. For any students who left field 5 blank,
                                                                      notify the test coordinator, who will need to print a
 listed by state or country, in alphabetical order.
                                                                      pre-ID label from the OEAA Secure Site.
 For each place you want to send scores to, copy the                ƒ The session is now over—you may dismiss your
 4 digits in the boxes and fill in the corresponding                  students or carry on with your regular school day.
 bubbles. (If using a large-print answer sheet, print the           ƒ Organize the answer sheets and Student Answer
 digits as clearly as you can.) Let me know if you have               Sheet Instructions as directed by your test
 any questions.                                                       coordinator and return them to the test coordinator
                                                                      for secure storage until test day.
 Look up when you’re done. [pause]
                                                                    ƒ Notify the test coordinator of any students whose
                                                                      legal name, date of birth, or gender was incorrect on
                                                                      their labels. The test coordinator will need to notify
                                                                      the appropriate person to update the student’s
                                                                      record in the Michigan Student Data System.

During the Test
Get Started                                                       Prepare Your Testing Room
                                                                  Make sure you:
TASKS                                                              ¨ Double-check that your testing room meets seating
Follow Your Test Day Schedule                                        requirements, including guidelines for type and
To ensure standardization across all School Day                      spacing of seats. (See Sample Seating Plans on
testing, please adhere to the prearranged schedule as                page 33 in the Appendix.)
closely as possible.                                               ¨ Cover or remove any instructional material, such as
                                                                     maps and charts, if not done previously.
Study and Prepare Scripts Before Testing
                                                                   ¨ Confirm the clock works.
Review the script you’ll read before starting the test.
                                                                   ¨ Assign seats at random or by prearrangement with
 ƒ Some of the instructions have alternative scripts to              the test coordinator. Never allow students to select
   read depending on options in use by your school.                  their own seats.
   Review these scripts in advance and mark the                    ¨ Post the following information for students on
   appropriate ones for your testing room.                           the board:
 ƒ Before admitting students, fill in the appropriate                  Š Test date
   information where a blank line “ __________ ”
   appears in the text.                                                Š School name, city, and state

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          Š 6-digit school (AI) code assigned to your school          ƒ Before admitting students to the room, count the
             (If applicable, be ready to supply the proper AI            test books for your room and compare the serial
             code of “970000” to homeschooled students.)                 numbers to those listed on the Testing Room
          Š 3-digit testing room code provided by test                   Materials Report form in your testing room packet.
             coordinator                                                 Also record the number of Essay books received.
                                                                      ƒ Later, after testing has begun, you’ll record the
     IMPORTANT:   We strongly recommend using testing room               distribution of test books in your room by writing
     codes. If your school doesn’t use testing room codes, list          the serial numbers on the seating chart (Part B of
     the room name or number.                                            the form).
          Š “SAT with Essay”                                          ƒ After testing, when you prepare to return materials
                                                                         to the test coordinator, record the serial numbers of
          Š “Use a No. 2 pencil only. Do not use a pen or
             mechanical pencil.”                                         the test books you’re returning in Part A of the form,
                                                                         along with the number of answer sheets and Essay
      ¨ If provided in your testing room packet (see Account             books being returned.
        for Testing Materials later in this section), post the
        “Testing in Progress” flyer on the outside of your           Missing Test Materials
        testing room door.                                           If you discover a test book is missing, follow these
                                                                     procedures:
      ¨ Gather No. 2 pencils from your testing room
        packet to distribute to students who only have                ƒ If a test book is missing before testing has begun,
        mechanical pencils.                                              identify the missing test book’s serial number and
                                                                         then check the desk of the student assigned that
      ¨ Plan to collect electronic devices and backpacks
                                                                         serial number. Also check the desks of students
        (if permitted under school policy) as students enter
                                                                         who received the test books with serial numbers
        the testing room. Be ready to label items collected
                                                                         before and after the missing book’s serial number.
        so they can be returned after testing.
                                                                      ƒ If testing has already begun, notify the test
     Account for Testing Materials                                       coordinator as soon as possible, but wait until a
     Your test coordinator will provide a packet of testing              scheduled break or the end of the testing session
     materials containing:                                               to search the room. Before dismissing students or
                                                                         starting a break, announce that a test book is missing
      ƒ A room roster showing students assigned to                       and no one will be dismissed until it’s located. If no
         your room
                                                                         one acknowledges having the test book, check each
      ƒ A list indicating which students do and don’t                    student’s desk (even unoccupied desks, since the test
         have parental consent                                           book may have been placed there).
      ƒ A Testing Room Materials Report form listing
         the test materials for your room                            If the test book is still missing, ask the test coordinator to
                                                                     call Michigan School Day Support immediately. Report
      ƒ Multiple-choice test books and Essay books                   the incident on an IR.
      ƒ Answer sheets for your students with their pre-ID
         labels and pregridded information, if your school           KEY INFORMATION
         held a preadministration session
                                                                     Distributing Materials
      ƒ A supply of blank answer sheets and Student                  Don’t distribute any test materials until instructed to do
         Answer Sheet Instructions for students who need
                                                                     so in the scripts.
         to complete some or all of the preadministration
         information on their answer sheets                           ƒ Test books should have a purple cover. Testing
                                                                         students with blue or lime green test materials
      ƒ An optional “Testing in Progress” flyer
                                                                         using the scripts in this manual will result in a
      ƒ Translated test directions and/or word-to-word                   misadministration and invalidated scores.
         dictionaries for EL students, if needed
                                                                      ƒ The answer sheets for all testing are the same,
      ƒ Blank forms, including an IR and at least 1 Request              and are titled “SAT School Day Answer Sheet.”
         to Cancel Test Scores form                                      Large-print answer sheets are titled “SAT School
     Count all of your testing materials when you receive                Day Large-Block Answer Sheet.”
     them from your test coordinator, when you distribute
                                                                     IMPORTANT:    Essay books will have a purple bar and an
     them to students, and when testing is complete.
                                                                     Essay icon. Distribute Essay books only after students
                                                                     have completed all 4 multiple-choice sections of the SAT
                                                                     test, as indicated in the scripts.

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                                                                   ƒ Record the start and stop times on the lines
Testing in the                                                       provided in the script as students begin working on
                                                                     each section; post the times for students to see.
Standard Room                                                      ƒ Announce the remaining time at regular intervals,
                                                                     as noted in the script. This is particularly important
TASKS
                                                                     if the room clock malfunctions.
Admit Students to the Testing Room                                 ƒ Before you call stop, check your watch against the
Admit students one at a time, taking care to assign                  time you have written down.
seats at random or by prearrangement. Verify students
have powered off mobile phones as you admit them to
                                                                   ƒ Verify the time with the monitor, if one is assisting
                                                                     in the room.
the room.
                                                                   ƒ Refer to the Section Timing Chart in the Appendix
Check that students are in the correct testing room.                 to ensure the stop time is correctly calculated.
Students testing in your room must appear on your
                                                                   ƒ Walk around the room at regular intervals to check
room roster.
                                                                     that students are working on the correct section in
If your school is conducting classroom check-in, check               the test book and on the answer sheet.
each student against the room roster as they enter
                                                                 IMPORTANT:   Staff shouldn’t, under any circumstances,
the room:
                                                                 review the test sections on answer sheets for completeness
 ƒ Write a “P” (present) next to the name of each                or make any corrections or changes to the marks made
   student who checks in.                                        on them.
 ƒ If you don’t recognize a student, ask them for
   identification. Send any student who can’t present            Monitor Breaks
   acceptable ID to the test coordinator.                        Testing staff need to monitor students during breaks to
 ƒ After you’ve closed the testing room door, put an             make sure they don’t discuss the test or use calculators,
   “A” next to the name of any absent student.                   phones, or prohibited aids.
 ƒ Write in student information for students not on the          For the breaks:
   room roster if the student provides a note from the
                                                                   ƒ Post the break time and include what time testing
   test coordinator.                                                 will resume.
If a student arrives late, you can admit them as long as           ƒ Walk around the room to confirm all test books
you haven’t already started the timed sections of the test.          are closed and answer sheets are placed inside
                                                                     them. Also check that any translated instructions
Collect or Store Devices                                             or word-to-word dictionaries are closed and left
As students enter the room, prepare them for either                  on the desks.
turning in their phones and other electronic devices
or storing them at the side of the room during testing.
                                                                   ƒ Students aren’t allowed to access phones or other
                                                                     prohibited electronic devices during breaks for any
See Prohibited Devices Policies on page 13 for more
                                                                     reason. Phones should be collected (if school policy
information.
                                                                     permits) and must remain powered off and put away
If allowed in your school, before you collect phones and             until the test is completely over.
other prohibited devices, backpacks, or other personal             ƒ Students may eat and drink during breaks in
belongings from students, ask students to take out any               designated areas, as long as they placed their food
snacks or drinks and store them under their desks.                   and drinks under their desks before the start of the
These items must stay under the desks during testing.                test, as instructed. Don’t allow students to access
Instruct students to completely power off all cell                   their bags or backpacks until the test is over.
phones and electronic devices before turning them in.
                                                                   ƒ If students ask, they may go to the restroom, but
IMPORTANT:    Students will be dismissed from testing                under no circumstances should unsupervised
if they’re seen with a phone or their phone makes                    groups of students be allowed to leave the room.
noise during the test (including breaks) while in their          Complete the Count of Materials
possession. Phones on or under the desk are considered
                                                                  ƒ On the Testing Room Materials Report form
in their possession.
                                                                     provided to you by the test coordinator, account for
                                                                     all test materials (used and unused for testing) in
Monitor and Time the Test                                            Part A of the form. (The test coordinator may give
 ƒ Accurately time each test section. Students must be               you a loose form or may have filled in the form on
   given the entire amount of time and can’t move on                 the back cover of this manual.) If a book appears
   to the next SAT section until time is called.                     to be missing, follow procedures in Missing Test
                                                                     Materials earlier in this section.

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      ƒ Make a note of the count of Essay books in Part A            Prevent Copying and Communication
          as well.                                                   Copying and prohibited communication are the
      ƒ   Once testing has started, use the chart in Part B          most common ways for students to obtain an unfair
          of the Testing Room Materials Report form (also            advantage. Staff must:
          printed on the back of this manual) to record the           ƒ Ensure proper spacing between students and
          serial numbers of the test books distributed to               watch for roaming eyes to prevent copying and
          students and the order you used to hand them out.             communication during testing.
                                                                      ƒ Watch for use of mobile phones or other
     Maintain Security in                                               prohibited items.
                                                                      ƒ Be on the lookout for “cheat sheets” written on
     the Testing Room                                                   paper, calculators, or clothing and shoes/footwear.
     Make sure you understand and follow these policies:              ƒ Carefully observe students using calculators. A
      ƒ   Follow scripts exactly and minimize confusion by              mobile phone can be disguised as a calculator.
          giving students ample opportunity to ask questions          ƒ Watch for signals. Students may signal across a
          about procedures.                                             testing room by using their hands, tapping their
      ƒ Remain vigilant at all times during testing. Staff              feet, using different colored pencils, and so on.
          must not engage in activities that are not related to
                                                                     Staff must always note any suspicious activities on the
          testing, such as talking or texting on phones, using
          a computer, or grading papers.                             IR. They should immediately report significant problems
                                                                     or events that interfere with specific testing procedures or
      ƒ Ensure that at least 1 staff member is in the testing        compromise test security.
          room at all times.
      ƒ Ensure that students do not use calculators,                 Report Irregularities
          phones, or prohibited aids during breaks.                   ƒ Immediately inform the test coordinator of any
      ƒ Monitor test materials at all times; do not leave               timing irregularities.
          them unattended under any circumstances.
                                                                      ƒ Record irregularities and actions taken on the
      ƒ Guard against test materials being removed from                 Irregularity Report (IR).
          the room.
                                                                      ƒ If the Irregularity Chart indicates to call Michigan
      ƒ No student is permitted to access or use phones in              School Day Support, report the situation immediately.
          the testing room, or to eat or drink during testing
          unless they have an approved accommodation.                Complete the Irregularity Report (IR)
                                                                     The IR form is scanned, so use a No. 2 pencil and don’t
     Immediately report significant problems or events that          write any notes or make any other extraneous marks on
     interfere with specific testing procedures or compromise        the form. Be sure to print all information neatly and fill
     test security.                                                  in bubbles completely.

     TASKS                                                           IMPORTANT:    Always include the names of students and the
                                                                     answer sheet litho codes (8-digit serial number from bottom
     Monitor Students
                                                                     right corner of answer sheet) involved in an irregularity.
      ƒ Walk around the room to check that everyone is
          working on the correct section.                             ƒ For all irregularities, fill in fields 1–4 (page 1) and
      ƒ Make sure students using large-print answer sheets              field 10 (page 3) of the form.
          are following instructions on the front of the answer
          sheet about where and how to mark their answers.                Š In field 1, fill in “Form ___ of ___” (e.g., “1 of 3”)
                                                                            at the top of the box.
      ƒ If a student loses their place on the answer
          sheet, resulting in misplaced answers, follow the               Š In field 4a, write your 6-digit school (AI) code.
          instructions in the Irregularity Chart on page 34.              Š In field 4b, fill in the appropriate bubble for your
      ƒ Make sure students do not use any prohibited aids,                  test date. Fill in your primary or makeup test date
          as instructed in the scripts.                                     according to what administration you’re reporting.
                                                                          Š In field 4c, fill in the bubble if the irregularity
                                                                            has occurred during a makeup administration.

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 ƒ To report a group irregularity (an issue that affects       Prohibited Devices and Aids
   all or a portion of a testing room), fill in fields 6       Students may not have the following in the test
   (page 1), 9 (page 3), and 11 (page 4) to denote the         area or break area, except in the case of approved
   type of occurrence, describe the events and actions,        accommodations for particular testing aids:
   and list information about the students affected.
                                                                 ƒ Electronic equipment, including phones of any
   You’ll need to note the date of birth and answer                kind; personal computing devices (laptops,
   sheet litho code for each affected student.                     notebooks, Bluetooth devices such as wireless
 ƒ To report an individual irregularity (an issue that             earbuds/headphones, or tablets); cameras; separate
   affects 1 student, such as illness), fill in fields 5           timers of any kind; audio players/recorders or
   (page 1), 7 (page 2), and 9 (page 3) to denote the              headphones; wearable technology; digital watches,
   type of occurrence and the events and actions taken.            including smartwatches; or any other prohibited
   Be sure to fill out the information in its entirety.            devices that can be used to record, transmit, or
 ƒ In all situations, provide as much detail as possible.          receive information.
   Do not attach answer sheets to the IR, but return             ƒ Highlighters, compasses, rulers, protractors,
   them to your test coordinator.                                  earplugs, books or references of any kind, pens or
                                                                   mechanical/colored pencils, and papers of any kind,
KEY INFORMATION                                                    including scratch paper.
Prohibited Devices Policies                                    Device Collection Procedures
Review the following policies:
                                                               Students must turn in all phones, wearable technology
 ƒ Students are advised to leave their devices in their        (e.g., smartwatches or fitness trackers), and other
   lockers during test day. Despite this, many students        electronic devices before beginning to test. It’s
   will have their phones and other devices with               important for students to feel confident that their
   them. College Board policy requires staff to collect        devices are safe and will be returned to them promptly
   phones and electronic devices, including wearable           at the end of testing. Depending on your school policy,
   technology, before testing begins.                          you must use 1 of the following 2 options for adhering
 ƒ Devices must be completely powered off before               to College Board policy requiring collection of devices.
   collection. A phone or other prohibited device that
                                                               Option 1 – Collect devices and put them in
   makes noise is grounds for score invalidation.
   Some alarms are set to sound even when the                  individual bags:
   device is turned off.                                         ƒ At the door, ask students to confirm that their
 ƒ Before testing begins, students have one more                   phone and other electronic devices are powered off.
   chance to turn off and turn in their phones and               ƒ Ask students to label devices with their names.
   other electronic devices if they haven’t already.             ƒ Give them envelopes, plastic bags, sticky notes, or
 ƒ Once the warning script has been read,                          another method of reliably identifying their items.
   if a prohibited device is seen in a student’s                 ƒ Reassure students that their devices will be
   possession, regardless of whether it’s making                   returned after testing.
   noise, the test coordinator should collect the
   device, inspect the device for test-related                   ƒ Collect labeled items from students as they enter
   content, and dismiss the student. (Refer to                     or once they’re seated. Keep them out of students’
   the Irregularity Chart for more information.)                   reach during the entire test, preferably at your desk.

 ƒ If a student’s phone makes noise or creates a               Option 2 – Keep devices in students’ bags and
   disturbance while in the proctor’s possession or            collect bags:
   stored away from the student’s desk, this shouldn’t           ƒ At the door, ask students to confirm that their
   be considered grounds for dismissal, but the proctor            phone and other electronic devices are powered off.
   should turn off the phone to prevent additional
   disturbances during testing and warn the student
                                                                 ƒ Ask students to place their devices in their
                                                                   backpacks or bags and to place these bags to the
   who owns the phone that additional disturbances
                                                                   front or side of the room, away from desks.
   will result in dismissal.
 ƒ The Irregularity Chart provides full direction on             ƒ If a student doesn’t have a bag, label the item and
   how to address students caught using prohibited                 collect it individually as in option 1.
   devices and aids. Note any such activities on the IR.         ƒ Tell students to remove their No. 2 pencils,
   Contact Michigan School Day Support immediately                 calculator, drinks, and snacks from their bag and
   for further instructions if a device has been                   take them to their seat. If a student is approved to
   collected and test content is detected on the device.           use an aid, they should include it with the items
                                                                   they take to their seat.

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     Returning Devices:                                              Calculator Malfunction
      ƒ Mobile phones and other collected devices should             Students should raise their hand if their calculator
         remain out of reach until testing is complete and all       malfunctions before or during the test and they want to
         test materials have been collected.                         use a backup. Allow them to use an acceptable backup
      ƒ At the end of the test, students will collect their          calculator or insert the batteries they brought, and
         devices as their row is dismissed. If possible,             continue to test.
         arrange the items to make the return process easy.          Students without backup equipment may continue
      ƒ Before returning a device, check the name on the             testing, since all questions can be solved without a
         label, and have students confirm the device is theirs.      calculator. If they choose to cancel their score, they
                                                                     must cancel the entire test. They’ll need to fill out a
      ƒ If an item is left behind, return it with other
                                                                     Request to Cancel Test Scores form before leaving the
         materials to the test coordinator. Record the
                                                                     testing room. The proctor should tell students that if
         student’s name so they can be contacted.
                                                                     they cancel their scores, the scores will still be sent to
     Medical Devices                                                 the state, but the scores will not be sent to their chosen
     Epinephrine auto-injectors (e.g., EpiPens) are                  colleges or scholarship organizations.
     permitted in the testing room without the need for
     accommodations. They must be placed in a clear bag              Monitoring Equipment Use
     and stored under the student’s desk during testing.             Follow instructions in the scripts to monitor
     Follow your district’s policies regarding EpiPens.              calculator use.

     Other medical devices, such as devices used for testing          ƒ Only battery-operated, handheld equipment can be
     blood sugar, require an accommodation. In some cases,              used for testing.
     a student may have College Board approval to have a              ƒ Students may not share calculators.
     mobile phone in the testing room for use with a glucose          ƒ All scientific and most graphing calculators
     monitor. Only students specifically approved to have a             are acceptable. (See Acceptable Calculators on
     mobile phone in the testing room may do so. (Approval              page 31.)
     to test blood sugar doesn’t automatically permit the
     student to have a mobile phone; they must also be
                                                                      ƒ 4-function calculators are permitted but not
                                                                        recommended.
     approved for a mobile phone.)
                                                                      ƒ Students may use calculators with enlarged or
     Calculator Policies and Guidelines                                 raised displays, but they should be seated where the
     Calculators may be used only on the Math                           calculators are not visible to other students.
     Test – Calculator portion of the SAT, unless a
                                                                     IMPORTANT:   Students approved to use a calculator on the
     student has been preapproved by College Board to
                                                                     Math Test – No Calculator section must use a 4-function
     use a 4-function calculator as an accommodation
                                                                     calculator for this purpose. (Percentage and square root
     on the Math Test – No Calculator portion. Students
                                                                     functions are allowed.) Confirm the calculators in use
     may have calculators on their desks only when
                                                                     aren’t more advanced models.
     working on the Math Test – Calculator questions.
     General policies are as follows:                                Scheduled Breaks
      ƒ All questions can be answered without a calculator.          College Board policy requires every student to be
      ƒ We recommend students use a scientific or                    offered breaks at regular intervals. Scheduled break
         graphing calculator they are familiar with on the           time does not count as testing time.
         Math Test – Calculator portion of the SAT (if they          Students who receive standard time on the entire test,
         choose to use a calculator).                                whether taking the test with other accommodations or
      ƒ Students should supply their own calculators. If your        not, receive:
         school provides calculators, you must ensure the             ƒ a 10-minute break after Section 1
         devices are included in Acceptable Calculators on
         page 31, have working batteries, and are functional.
                                                                      ƒ a 5-minute break after Section 3
         Make sure students are comfortable using them, and           ƒ a 2-minute break after Section 4
         have a few extras on hand in case of malfunction.           During breaks after Sections 1 and 3, students may go to
      ƒ Students may also bring acceptable backup                    the restroom or to the area designated for eating snacks.
         calculators in case their primary calculator
         or batteries fail, but they need the proctor’s
         permission to use the backup.

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