College Board

educational organization

The College Board is a group that manages standardized tests in the United States, like the SAT, to test students' abilities in certain subject areas. It was founded in 1900, known then as the College Entrance Examination Board[1] (CEEB).

Tests change

SAT/PSAT change

The SAT is a test for entrance to colleges and universities. It is a standardized test managed by the College Board, and developed, published, and scored by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). It is fee-based, costing about $50. It competes with the ACT, another standardized test for college admissions.

Accuplacer change

The College Board Accuplacer test is a placement test on the computer that tests students on their reading, writing, and math skills.[2]

Programs change

Advanced Placement Program change

The College Board Advanced Placement Program is a program that gives high school students a chance to take college level classes, preparing them for college. It also helps admissions to college. The program lets students get college credit for high scores on AP exams. The college can still choose whether or not to give credit.

CLEP change

The CLEP, or the College Level Examination Program, is a program that lets students show that they know college-level material through exams in college courses.

SpringBoard change

SpringBoard is a program created by the College Board to prepare students who will take AP or college courses later. The program offers pre-AP and AP teaching and learning strategies across school and classwork. The material is for grades 6th to 12th.

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  1. "About the College Board: History". College Board. 17 September 2013. Archived from the original on 26 September 2011. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
  2. Accuplacer test

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