College Matriculation

Standardized Testing

2016-2017 College Entrance Exams Test Schedule (CCA High School Code: 130-518)

PSAT Test Dates (for all 10th-11th grade students)

*11th grade students enter scholarship competition for National Merit Scholarship

The PSAT/NMSQT measures Critical Reading, Math Problem-Solving, Writing Skill sets. To learn about the PSAT, go to http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html. Please call the office for questions on testing centers.

To register for the PSAT, go to one of the following local high school offices:

Public High School Administering Test

Area Test Date for High Schools: Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Participating High Schools

Coeur d’Alene High School 667-4507 (main line)
Lake City High School 769-0769 (main line)
Post Falls High School 773-0581 (main line)
Lakeland High School 687-0181 (main line)

SAT Test Dates (for all 11th-12th grade students)

The following information is from the SAT website: “The SAT doesn’t test logic or abstract reasoning. It tests the skills you’re learning in school: reading, writing and math. Your knowledge and skills in these subjects are important for success in college and throughout your life.

  • The critical reading section includes reading passages and sentence completions.
  • The writing section includes a short essay and multiple-choice questions on identifying errors and improving grammar and usage.
  • The mathematics section includes questions on arithmetic operations, algebra, geometry, statistics and probability.”

To register for the SAT, go to http://sat.collegeboard.com/home.

Test Date                           Registration Deadline
October 1st, 2016                   September 1st, 2016
November 5th, 2016                  October 7th, 2016
December 3rd, 2016                  November 3rd, 2016
January 21st, 2017                  December 21st, 2017
March 11th, 2017                    February 10th, 2017
May 6th, 2017                       April 7th, 2017
June 3rd, 2017                      May 9th, 2017

 

ACT Test Dates (for all 11th-12th grade students)

The ACT tests English (grammar and usage), Math, Reading, Science reasoning and optional Writing Essay.

To register for the ACT, go to http://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html

Test Date                                  Registration Deadline
September 10, 2016                         August 7, 2016
October 22, 2016                           September 16, 2016
December 10, 2016                          November 4, 2016
February 11, 2017                          January 13, 2017
April 8, 2017                              March 3, 2017
June 10, 2017                              May 5, 2017

College Boards SAT

A basic overview…

http://sat.collegeboard.com/home
http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/sat-reasoning
http://professionals.collegeboard.com/data-reports-research/sat
http://professionals.collegeboard.com/profdownload/cbs-2009-national-TOTAL-GROUP.pdf

Ranking of SAT college admissions scores

http://collegeapps.about.com/od/sat/a/sat-top-universities.htm

ACT

A basic overview…

http://www.actstudent.org
http://www.act.org/research/index.htm
http://www.act.org/research/policymakers/pdf/TheConditionofCollegeReadiness.pdf
http://www.actstudent.org/scores/norms1.html

Ranking of ACT college admissions scores

http://collegeapps.about.com/od/theact/a/act-top-universities.htm

College Planning

College Student Guide and Resource and Planning Guide – Job-Life- Career
http://www.ric.edu/sherlockcenter/publications/collegeguide.pdf

College Planning Tutorial:  Empowering College-Bound Students
http://www.quintcareers.com/college_planning_tutorial/map.html

High School Students should do most of college planning and preparations in your junior and senior years.
http://www.quintcareers.com/college_planning_tutorial/college_prep.html

Where the College Scholarships are found – Develop Your Scholarship Strategy
http://www.collegeboard.com/parents/pay/scholarships-aid/21403.html

http://www.college-scholarships.com/christian_colleges.html

Preparing Your Child for College – A Resource book for Parents 2000 Edition
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/cic_text/family/prepare4college/prep.htm
http://www2.ed.gov/pubs/Prepare/index.html

Scholarship Help – Get the scholarship you need!
http://www.scholarshiphelp.org/

College Acceptances and Matriculations (bold) for CCA Graduates:

CCA’s first graduation class was in June of 2008.  Since that date CCA has had 50 graduates.

Baylor University, Waco, TX
Biola University, La Mirada, CA
California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
California Polytechnic St Univ, San Luis Obispo, CA

Calvary Chapel Bible College, Murrieta, CA
Calvary Chapel Bible College, Peru
Carroll College, Helena, MT
College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID
Colorado Christian University, Lakewood, CO
Concordia University, Portland, OR
Corban University, Salem, OR
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ
George Fox University, Newberg, OR
Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Grove City College, Grove City, PA
Harding University, Searcy, AR
Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI
Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, ID
Montana Tech of the Univ of MT, Butte, MT
North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
Northwest Christian University, Eugene, OR
Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID
Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA
Seattle Art Institute, Seattle, WA
Seattle Central, Seattle, WA
Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
Texas A&M University, Commerce, TX
The Master’s College, Santa Clarita, CA
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY
U.S. Navy, Nuclear Program
University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
Willamette University, Salem, OR
Whitworth University, Spokane, WA

Matriculating College/University Analysis

 

4 year College/University: 14

2 year College: 8

Technology School: 2

Graduate School: 2

Field of Study Analysis

Medical/Science Field: 8

Liberal Arts/Fine Arts: 5

General Studies: 6

Business/Engineering/Computer Science: 14

Ministry: 3

Armed Forces: 1