ADVANCED PLACEMENT TESTING (AP)
Students may receive college level credit for taking AP classes while in high school. In order to receive college level credit, the student must take the designated test which will be administered at HUHS in May. The student must score at a required level on the test in order to be eligible for college credit.
A test used by colleges to assist them with the admission process. Most colleges in the Midwest prefer this admissions test. Juniors who plan on attending a four-year college are strongly encouraged to register for the ACT in either April or June. This test is taken off campus. For more information about the ACT and to register for an ACT testing date, please visit: www.actstudent.org
Juniors will be required to complete the practice ACT provided by the school, the practice ACT will be administered in November. Please click here for more information.
An admission test used by technical colleges throughout the state of Wisconsin to make a determination on a student's ability to be successful in his/her selected program. Students participate in this assessment after they have applied to a technical college. For more information, please visit: www.accuplacerpractice.com
A test used by the United States Armed Services for a job selection within the various branches of the military. The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) does not obligate you to the military in any way. The ASVAB is typically available to Hartford Union High School during Spring. For more information, please visit: www.asvabprogram.com
This test Is designed to help 9th graders explore a broad range of options for the future. All freshman will be given the EXPLORE test in April. This will be a scheduled early release day, and students will be released at 12:00pm. Parents should watch their email for more information. For more information, please visit: www.act.org/products/k-12-act-explore
A pre-test for the ACT. All sophomores will be given the PLAN test in April. This is a scheduled early release day, and students will be released at 12:00pm. Parents should watch their email for more information. For more infomation, please visit: www.act.org/plan
College-bound juniors should consider taking the PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test), which is the best preparation for the SAT and entry into the National Merit Scholarship Corporation programs. It is an optional exam that measures critical reading, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills that are important for success in college. Students do not have to recall facts from literature, history, science, or math formulas, as this test measures reasoning and critical thinking skills.
Juniors register for this test early October in the Counseling Office. Students who score very high on this assessment could be considered for a scholarship from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. For more information, please visit: www.collegeboard.org
A test used by colleges for the admission process. The SAT test may be necessary for some students who plan on applying to colleges on the east or west coast. Junior should apply for this test in either April or June. This test is taken off campus. For more information about the SAT and to register for an SAT testing date, please visit: www.sat.collegeboard.org
A mandated assessment that all sophomores participate in throughout the state of Wisconsin. This test is typically administered in October and the results are shared with the sophomores during the following spring. For more information, please visit: http://dpi.wi.gov/oea/wkce.html