College Board (PSAT and SAT) and ACT


The College Board is a non-profit organization that connects students to college success. College Board offers students the opportunity to take free PSAT and SAT practice tests. Click here to learn more about the PSAT and SAT and to take practice tests. 



The Lutheran High School of Kansas City offers freshman, sophomores and juniors the opportunity to take the PSAT at school. The PSAT is a practice test for the SAT. The PSAT scores are also used to identify National Merit Scholars and award merit scholarships. The PSAT is offered every year in October. The PSAT has two sections, Mathematics and Evidenced-based Reading and Writing. The PSAT is scored in each section on a scale of 160-760. The perfect score is 1520. Click here to take the PSAT practice tests.


Khan Academy 

The College Board and Khan Academy have partnered in order to help students practice for the SAT online. Khan Academy provides questions approved by the College Board, videos, lessons, tips and test strategies, take official SAT practice tests and create personalized study plans based on your results. Khan Academy creates a practice plan for you based on a diagnostic or your SAT or PSAT/NMSQT scores. According to the Khan Academy website, 20 hours of practice on Khan Academy is associated with an average of 115 point score increase from the PSAT/NMSQT to the SAT. Khan Academy provides questions in the areas of Mathematics, US and World History, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Reading and Writing. Click here to take SAT practice tests online with Khan Academy. Your answers will be scored at the end of the test. After the practice test, you will get a personalized practice recommendation so you can study the subjects that were challenging.



If you prefer to take a pencil and paper test, download the paper practice tests on the College Board website. The College Board provides students the opportunity to take eight paper SAT practice tests. After you finish the paper practice test, get instant feedback and question-by-question results from your phone. Just open the free app, Daily Practice for the SAT, and snap a picture of your answer sheet. You can also print out the guide that comes with the test and score it by hand. Click here to take a paper practice SAT test.



Want to practice everyday for the SAT? The Daily Practice for the SAT app, allows students the opportunity to practice the SAT daily. Answer a question a day on the Daily Practice for the SAT app and get immediate feedback. Click here to download the Daily Practice for the SAT app and practice for the SAT.


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ACT Academy is a free online tool and practice test program. The ACT Academy is designed to help students get the best score possible on the ACT test. The ACT Academy provides video lessons, interactive practice questions, full-length practice tests, educational games, and other materials targeted to your academic needs. ACT Academy provides students with a personalized study plan based on their previous scores from the ACT test, PreACT, Official ACT practice tests and in platform diagnostics. Click here to start practicing with ACT Academy.


The ACT Online Prep is an online resource to help students prepare to take the ACT test. It features real questions from previous tests. The ACT Online Prep is a great way to prepare for the ACT, practice ACT questions, and review your scores. A free mobile app comes with your purchase of ACT Online Prep for on-the-go reviewing. Click here to study with ACT Online Prep.


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