Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics
School Code: 372684
ACT Test Center Code: 063210

SAT Test Center Code: 37152

 OSSM—2015/16 School Year

Information on Standardized Tests (PSAT, ACT and SAT)

  • Four 1-hour PSAT practices are required for all juniors

PSAT

Practice #1

Aug. 22, Sat.

After Literature tests

 intro. (20 min.)

 math (no calc.)  (30 min.)

PSAT

Practice #2

Aug. 29, Sat.

After Math tests

Writing and Language  test

(35 Min)

PSAT

Practice #3

Sept. 19, Sat.

After History tests

auditorium

 

PSAT

Practice #4

Oct. 3, Sat.

After Literature tests

Great Hall

Reading Test (60 min.)

  

PSAT Test

Required

Oct. 14, Wed.

8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. in

Great Hall- juniors

 

All PSAT practices will be held in the Reading Room unless noted from 11 a.m. to noon.

SAT/ACT

Tests

Dates

Requirements

Registration Deadlines

OSSM Capacities

SAT

Oct. 3, Sat.

Recommended for seniors

Sept. 3

90 seats only

ACT

Oct. 24, Sat

OSSM site open

Sept. 18

110 seats

SAT

Dec. 5, Sat

OSSM site open

Nov. 5

90 seats only

ACT

Feb. 6, Sat

Required for juniors

Jan. 8

110 seats

SAT

May 7 , Sat

Required for juniors

Apr. 8

90 seats

SAT

June 4, Sat

OSSM site open

May 5

90 seats only

ACT

June 11, Sat

OSSM site open

May 6

110 seats

Due to limited seats for SAT (90 seats) and ACT (110 seats) at OSSM, avoid being on the “standby,” list by  registering for tests as early as possible.

FEES

SAT--$54.40; SAT only March to June $43. See more SAT fees information at http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/sat-reasoning/register/fees

ACT No Writing--$39.50; ACT Plus Writing--$56.50; see more ACT fees information at

http://www.actstudent.org/regist/actfees.html

The PSAT/SAT and ACT offer fee reductions to economically disadvantaged high school juniors or seniors.  See OSSM testing coordinator for details. [email protected] 405-410-6404.

 

News

Is OSSM a private school?

No, the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics is a two-year public residential high school created and funded by the Oklahoma legislature.  The school is open to all students across the state who wish to apply during their sophomore year.  OSSM is categorized as a state agency.  See the Admissions webpage for details and application deadlines. 

What is the tuition to attend OSSM?

There is no tuition for an Oklahoma resident student to attend the school.  Room and board are provided by the state.  Students may wish to have "pocket money" available for incidentals like school supplies, snack bar items or a weekend trip to a local restaurant, movie theatre, bookstore or mall.

Who can attend OSSM?

OSSM is open to all Oklahoma students who are entering their junior year of high school.  Applications are due in March of the sophomore year.  OSSM now accepts nonresident and international students for paying tuition.

What high school is the only one in Oklahoma that teaches Geoscience courses?

OSSM

How have OSSM graduates helped Oklahoma's economy?

Of the 1,400+ OSSM graduates since 1992, more than half who have completed a degree and have entered the workforce are working in Oklahoma. Ten of those have started their own businesses in our state. An independent report credits OSSM with a $40 million economic impact in Oklahoma.