SAT Weekend Testing

Weekend Digital SAT Testing 

Next Testing Date - March 9, 2024


Updated Parking information

  • Students taking the SAT  should park in the front parking lot and check in at Entrance 1 promptly at 7:30 AM

Required Materials

Students must bring the following materials with them on the day of the exam, which are required to take the assessment. 

  • Photo ID – a method of identification including a picture that is NOT expired. Please see the SAT ID Requirements page for more details. It must be an original, physical document (not photocopied or electronic).  Examples include:
    • School Picture ID
    • Driver’s License/Learner’s Permit with Picture
    • Passport
  • College Board Test Ticket – You must bring a printed test ticket. Make sure your birth date and registration number are legible on the printed ticket.
  • FCPS-Issued Laptop or Chromebook or Personal Laptop or Chromebook and Charger
    • All weekend SAT testing is now DIGITAL and will be done online.
    • Students are instructed to arrive with Bluebook already installed on their personal or school-managed device. Test centers are not responsible for providing devices to students. 
    • Students who arrive without a testing device will be dismissed.
  • Emergency contact information  - this is simply a piece of paper with your name and a contact phone number in case of emergency (since many of us don’t have phone numbers memorized in this technological era anymore)
  • Note - Masks are no longer required at South County High School for SAT Weekend testing. Students who choose to wear a mask may have to lower it briefly in order to verify identification at their assigned building entrance and upon arriving at their testing room.

Permitted Materials

Students are permitted to bring the following materials: 

  • Hand sanitizers and/or wipes - May be taken into the exam room but must remain underneath the desk while the exam is underway
  • Approved calculator - Schools will not provide calculators on the day of testing.
  • Food/water - May be taken into the exam room but must remain underneath the desk while the exam is underway and may be accessed outside of the testing room only during breaks, unless a specific accommodation allows otherwise

Prohibited Materials

Students are prohibited to use the following materials in the testing room and during breaks:

  • Use of electronic devices other than their testing laptop/ Chromebook is prohibited from the time the student is admitted to the building until they are dismissed at the end of the test, including break times. Specifically:
    • Students may not handle or access a cell phone or electronic device at any time in the testing room or during break times. This includes smart watches, fitness bands, and any other devices with recording, internet, or communication capabilities.
    • All devices, including cell phones and wearable devices, must be turned off and removed from the testing room
      • Recommendation: do not bring your electronic device OTHER THAN YOUR TESTING LAPTOP/ CHROMEBOOK  into the building!!!

Arrival and Check-In - 

  • Report to Entrance 1 promptly at 7:30 AM
  • Walk-ins will not be permitted. Only students who have registered for the exam through College Board and have a test ticket confirming South County as their testing location will be allowed to test.

Dismissal and Pick-Up

After you are finished testing and have submitted your appropriate materials, you will be dismissed from your testing room. You may not access any electronic device until you are off of school grounds.

Approximate Dismissal Times

SAT with standard time: 12:00 PM

SAT with extended time: 1:30 PM


If you have any questions about Saturday SAT procedures, please email the SAT Coordinator, Graham Beaber, at [email protected]

If you have questions regarding the SAT Test itself, you can access the College Board SAT Student web site for details.