Guidance and Counseling
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Delano High School’s Guidance Counselor office is located within the Delano High School main office. Our Guidance office assists with scheduling classes while attending high school and making schedule changes. We provide information on college preparation classes and tests. Each year our guidance office schedules many universities, colleges, technical colleges, military representatives, etc. to visit Delano High School to provide information to prospective students and answer any questions that arise. The following are some of the tests your student will take while in high school to prepare them to further their education after graduation.
If you have any questions, please contact Susan Farbo, HS counselor, at email@example.com
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PLAN (Pre-ACT) is designed for sophomores in preparation for the ACT Test. PLAN consists of two sections, non-test and four academic tests. The non-test section is comprised of an interest inventory, study assessment, and student needs assessment. The academic portion of the test includes English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science Reasoning. There is no cost to take this test. This test will be given to all 10 graders
The ACT is a standardized achievement examination for college admission. The ACT assessment measures high school students’ four skill areas: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. The optional Writing test measures skill in planning and writing a short essay. The ACT is a content-based test and until recently was the required test by colleges in the Midwest. Now, most schools accept either the ACT or the SAT.
ACT Prep Course is starting Thursday, April 4 - Thursday, May 23; 7-7:50am. For students registering for the classs, they will alsohave teh option to take a practice ACT on Saturday, May 11. The cost is $75.00. Contact Ms. Farbo at 763.972.3365 ext. 2237 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Test dates for the ACT are:
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The national average for the ACT is 22. Delano's average ACT score is 24
Delano High School’s Code Number (CEEB/ACT Code) is 240-615
PSAT/NMSQT is an academic qualifier for the National Merit Scholarship Program. This test consists of Critical Reading, Mathematics, and Writing Skills. Any student grades 9-11 can register for this test, but only grade 11 students are qualifiers for the National Merit Scholarship. The fee to take this test is $15.00.
SAT is a standardized achievement examination for college admission. The SAT assessment measures high school students’ skill level in Math, Vocabulary, and Reading Comprehension. The SAT tests critical thinking and problem solving skills and until recently was the test of choice for schools in the Northeast and both coasts. Now, most schools accept either the SAT or the ACT. The national average for the SAT is 1500.