Important information for students taking the SAT Nov. 7 at Westlake High School

Important information for students taking the SAT Nov. 7 at Westlake High School


Westlake High School is hosting the SAT exam in person on Saturday, Nov. 7. Any student who is registered to take the exam at Westlake should follow the guidelines listed below.

  • Students must wear a mask at all times while on campus. This includes the time they arrive on the Westlake campus to the time they leave the school campus.
  • Students must observe social distancing. This includes maintaining a 6-foot distance from all other students and testing center staff while on school grounds.
  • Students must use hand sanitizer before entering the testing room.
  • Any student experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should not come to the school to take the exam.

The College Board requires that all weekend testing centers follow state and local public health guidelines. Additionally, the College Board requires the following for any student taking exams at testing centers.

  • All students and testing center staff must wear a face mask or protective face covering during the entire SAT administration. Students who arrive without a mask to take the SAT will not be allowed inside the testing center.
  • During the exam, students must be seated 6-feet apart.
  • Students must complete a verbal health survey to be administered by testing center staff prior to entering the testing center. Any student who refuses to answer the survey will not be allowed to enter the testing center.
  • Any student who violates the testing center guidelines may be dismissed from taking the exam. This includes the cancelation of a student’s score and no refunds will be given.

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,521 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event. CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).

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