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College Testing

ACT Score Ranges for Colleges

Oak Hills High School seeks to prepare students for a competitive global market after high school. As a result, we administer assessments that provide students with relevant achievement data related to college readiness and post-secondary plans.

OHHS College Testing Code:  361-058

ACT/SAT Waiver Eligibility - If you qualify please see Mrs. Gilreath in room 305 for a waiver form.

To Register:  ACT   SAT

Colleges do not accept ACT/SAT scores from OHHS.  Scores must be sent directly from the testing center.  You can do this directly on your online account.  You can send each score FREE to up to 4 colleges.  Please make sure to do this when you register and/or on test day.  If you have your scores sent to colleges after your test day it will cost $18.00/score/school.

Outside Test Preparation Resources:

ACE Test Prep, LLC 
(513) 613-7737 or 513-613-PREP


Some OHHS parents' reviews of ACE Test Prep:
Kim Eby
3 months ago
We are very happy with our experience with ACE Test Prep.  After the first day of class, my son said, "Why didn't anyone ever tell me these things!"  Ultimately he improved his overall ACT score by 5 points and was very excited since this will open up more opportunities for college acceptance and scholarships.
Liz & Mike Pessler
a year ago
Positive: Communication, Professionalism, Quality, Value
A year ago our son scored a 19 on the ACT.  Last month he scored a 29!  ACE Test Prep truly made a difference!  We’ll once again be using their services in 2021 to help our son reach his goal of a 30+ composite score.
Thanks and please contact us at [email protected] or 513-613-7737 (PREP) with any questions, ACE Test Prep Staff


TORCH PREP - video

Torch Prep offers ACT boot camps every Fall, Spring, and Summer. Sign up

OHHS / Torch Prep Data (2014 - 2022)


Free ACT Official Online Practice Test - log into your ACT account to access.

  • Take official ACT practice tests in all 4 subject areas
  • Know exactly what you missed and what you didn't with a score report
  • Access related resources to improve your skills based on what you missed
  • Retake the test as many times as you want


ACT Academy is now available!!  Use this new, online learning tool to help you master the skills you need to improve your ACT scores.  ACT Academy is FREE to all students. Here is where you can create an account and get started.


Preparation through University of Cincinnati

OHHS Media Center Resources:  Education Reference Center 

Khan Academy and College Board - SAT FREE Prep
Townsend Learning Center
Complete Test Preparation
Free Test PrepThe Princeton Review

Kaplan's Test Prep
Method Test Prep

SAT Prep Guide/Best Colleges

March 2 Success - This site offers online preparation for the ACT/SAT through self-paced courses designed to improve performance while enhancing Math, Science, and English skills.  The service is provided through the Army, but no commitment or information needs to be given in order to use the prep services. 


Oak Hills High School will be offering the PSAT on Saturday, October 15th, 2022.  The students will need to arrive at 7:15 and should finish around 11:30 unless they have extended time, in which case their ending time will vary, but no later than 2:30.  The test is open to all OHHS Sophomore and Junior students.  Registration will begin Monday, August 29th, and will end Friday, September 9th.  The test is open to all OHHS Sophomore and Junior students.  Registration will be completed online using the attached form.  The cost of the test is $20.  EZ Pay will be available online, students can also submit Cash or Check (made to OHHS).

If you are an Oak Hills athlete or member of the band that has an Oak Hills event on Saturday, October 15th you will still register and pay through Oak Hills, however, you will take the test on Wednesday, October 12th at Taylor High School.  Oak Hills will provide transportation to Taylor.

Please note Taylor High School will NOT be able to provide testing Accommodations.  Therefore, if you need to test with Accommodations, you MUST test at Oak Hills on Saturday, October 15th.   

If you have any questions please contact Mr. Shaffer at [email protected], 513-467-7180, or stop by room 305.

PSAT Registration Form


PSAT/NMSQT stands for Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. It’s a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT Reasoning Test™. It also gives you a chance to enter National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) scholarship programs. This test is offered once a year in October. Grades 10-11 are encouraged to take this test; however, to qualify for National Merit, only grade 11 is considered.

For more information, please visit the College Board

Reasons Why You Should Take The PSAT

  1. Assess your critical reading, math reasoning, and writing skills in comparison to students around the United States taking the same test.

  2. Compare your test performance nationwide with other students planning to go to college, and get an impartial assessment of your ability to do college work.

  3. Preview college admissions tests and prepare for the SAT with a free personalized study plan accessible through

  4. Use My College QuickStart to access free resources and information about college and career planning.

  5. Taking the PSAT automatically pre-registers you to take the SAT. Just log into to pick a test date

  6. Receive information from colleges when you check “YES” to Student Search Services.

  7. For Juniors: Enter National Merit Scholarship Corporations competitions for recognition and scholarships.

  8. For Sophomores: Practice for Junior year when this test counts for entering the scholarship competition!