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SAT Information

The SAT is 3 hours long (or 3 hours and 50 minutes with the optional essay)



Question Types

Evidence-based Reading & Writing (Reading)

65 Minutes

10 words in context

10 evidence-based reading

32 reading comprehension (analysis in history, science & literature)

Writing & Language

35 Minutes     

24 expression of ideas

20 standard English conventions


25 Minutes: No calculator

55 Minutes: Calculator

45 multiple choice

13 student-produced response (grid in)


50 Minute Essay

Last section - optional


Score is based out of 1600 points - 800 for Math; 800 for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing. Optional essay will receive a separate score

Subscores and insight scores available.

No wrong answer penalty


Students have 50 minutes to analyze a 650-750 word document and draft an essay

Tests reading, analysis and writing skills; requires students to analyze a source document and explain how the author builds an argument

Optional, however many universities will require the essay. Please check with the university you want to attend.


Concentrated focus on problem-solving and data analysis, "The Heart of Algebra,” “Passport to Advanced Math"

Real-world problem-solving accompanied by informational graphics

Calculator permitted for 37 questions, not permitted for 20 questions

Multiple choice and grid-in questions, 1 enhanced grid-in question

Reading and Writing

Reading and Writing combined into "Evidence-Based Reading and Writing"

Reading section does not contain Sentence Completions

Tests understanding on passages from U.S. and World Literature, History/Social Studies, and Sciences (500-850 words)

Writing and language: tests "Expression of Ideas" and "Standard English Conventions" through passages relating to Careers, History/Social Studies, Humanities and Science

Questions pull from extended prose (400-450 words)