Below are Prince William County School testing locations and dates for the SAT and ACT for the 2022-23 school year, as reported in July 2022. The College Board oversees the administration of the SAT, and a nonprofit organization oversees the ACT.  

It is important to note that while these tests are administered in Prince William County Public Schools, the College Board and ACT handle all registrations.

ACT Test Dates

High School Sept 10 Oct 22 Dec 10 Feb 11 April 15 June 10 Jul 15
Forest Park X X X X X
Hylton X X
Patriot X X X X X X X
Potomac X X

SAT Test Dates

High School Oct 1 Nov 5 Dec 3 Mar 11 May 6 June 3
Battlefield X X X X
Brentsville District X X X X
Colgan X X X
Forest Park X X X X X X
Gainesville X X X X
Hylton X X X X X
Osbourn Park X X X X X
Patriot X X X X X X
Potomac X X
Unity Reed X X X X X X

Eleventh-grade students should plan to take either the SAT or ACT for the first time starting in the spring of their junior year.

Students must register for the SAT or ACT online at the websites listed below. Fee waivers are available for students with financial need. Reach out to your school counselor or email if you have questions about registering or paying for either the SAT or ACT. Additional test dates and locations outside of PWCS can also be found here:

SAT Registration

ACT Registration

For information about free test preparation resources visit ACT Learning Resources or Khan Academy for the SAT.