Testing Accomodations-Students With An IEP or 504
Procedure for requesting accomodations on the PSAT, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT and AP Exams
FORMS: Complete and return to your counselor atleast 6 weeks in advance of your test.
To request accomodations on the PSAT, PSAT/NMSQT, AP exams or on the SAT, have your parent complete the Parent Consent Form available on the College Board website.Then bring this form to your school counselor. Requests for the PSAT and SAT should be made 8-10 weeks in advance of your test date. Requests for accomodations for AP exams in May must be received by your counselor no later than December.
If you have previously been approved by College Board for testing accommodations (for example, when you took the PSAT/NMSQT or SAT), you do not need to submit a new request.
Once your accommodations are approved by College Board, they remain in effect until one year after high school graduation (with some limited exceptions) and can be used on the SAT, SAT Subject Tests, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and AP Exams. You do not need to request accommodations from SSD a second time.
College Board SSD Program
P.O. Box 7504
Procedure for requesting accomodations on the ACT Exam
All requests for accommodations and EL supports, including appeals, must be submitted by the published late registration deadline for your preferred test date through the Test Accessibility and Accommodations (TAA) system.
Requirements/ Procedure for Applying for IB Exam Accommodations
If a student has been receiving and utilizing accommodations throughout high school, they may apply for IB testing accommodations. Testing accommodations must be officially requested from IB following IB regulations. The final decision granting accommodations is solely up to the IB organization. In order to request testing accommodations for IB exams (referred to as inclusive assessment arrangements), students should speak with our IB Coordinator/Mr. Imhof to inquire.
Accomodations for students at College with high school IEP's / 504's
Unknowingly, often students and parents believe that a student's IEP or 504 plan accomodations transfer to the post-secondary institution (vocational school, state college, university etc). However accomodations do not seamlessly transfer. Students must reach out to the specified institutions Office of Disabilities to inquire on the process for requesting accomodations at the college. Also, accomodations at post-secondary institutions are implemented differently than in high school. This worksheet provides a brief overview of how approved accomdations may look different at college compared to what you are used to.