SAT Exam Information

What is the SAT Exam?

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While high school grades are a very useful indicator of how students will perform in college, there is great variation in grading standards and course rigor within and across high schools. More than 80 years ago the College Board created the first standardized college entrance test to help colleges and universities identify students who could succeed at their institutions and to connect students with educational opportunities beyond high school.

Today, the SAT is the benchmark standardized assessment of the critical reading, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills students have developed over time and that they need to be successful in college. Each year, more than two million students take the SAT. Nearly every college in America uses the test as a common and objective scale for evaluating a student’s college readiness.

Educators trust the SAT as a useful part of the college application process because the SAT is

  • An internationally recognized, accurate measure of college readiness and scholarship potential.
  • The most researched standardized admissions test.
  • The standard in reliability and validity.

Most students take the SAT during their grade 11 or grade 12 year of high school, and almost all colleges and universities use the SAT to make admission decisions.


Testing dates for the 2023-2024 school year

GDQ International Christian School is a recognized testing center. The exam is open to students in grades 11 and 12, and students may select from several testing dates.

GDQ will offer the test on the following dates:

  • Saturday, 28 August 2021
  • Saturday, 2 October 2021
  • Saturday, 4 December 2021
  • Saturday, 12 March 2022
  • Saturday 7 May 2022

Students choosing to take the exam must register online at Students must register at least four (4) weeks prior to the exam date. GDQ’s testing center number is 56106

For additional information regarding the SAT exam, please go to

For registration information and information about eligibility of fee waiver, please contact GDQ International Christian School at

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