XIII. Office of Assessment and Research

  • A. Oversees the administration of the following tests at LTHS: 
    PSAT 8/9 (grade 9)
    PSAT 10 (grade 10)
    PSAT/NMSQT (grade 11)
    Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) (Grade 11)
    State SAT with Essay (grade 11)
    National SAT on designated dates
    AP (Advanced Placement) exams (grades 9, 10, 11 & 12)
    ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) (grades 11 & 12)
    B. Offers test preparation classes (designed to help students prepare for high-level tests):
    1. PSAT/NMSQT Grade 11 prep course
    a. Offered twice a year
    i. Summer session
    ii. Fall session
    b. Registration
    i. For summer, register online through Summer Activities
    ii. For fall, register online through the LTHS web store or through the Office of Assessment & Research (Aug.)
    c. Class Schedule
    i. Summer classes will meet virtually for 2 weeks, Monday through Thursday, in the afternoon for 2 to 3-hour sessions
    ii. Fall classes will meet twice a week for 4 weeks for 2 to 3-hour session
    2. SAT Grade 11 prep course
    a. offered twice a year
    i. Fall session - September/October/November
    ii. Winter sessions – January/February/March
    b. register for class online through the LTHS web store or through the Office of Assessment and Research
    c. sessions immediately after school or in the evening
    3. SAT Readiness course
    a. Offered once a year to students who have an IEP
    i. Winter session - February/March/April
    b. Watch for communication from the Special Education department

    Please see the Academic Program Guide (APG) for more detailed information or contact the Office of Assessment and Research (708-579-6762). Students who have an IEP or 504 Plan and desire testing accommodations must apply independently to ACT, Inc. or College Board (SAT, PSAT, and AP tests). These organizations strictly adhere to application deadlines and will notify you of a decision.

2022-2023 Dates and Deadlines for Tests at LTHS

  • NOTE: All test dates are subject to change

2022-2023 AP Exam Schedule

  • Students planning to take two exams that are scheduled on the same day at the same time should contact the Office of Assessment and Research in room 45 NC.
  • Backpacks, books of any kind, purses, CELL PHONES, smart watches, water bottles, and food of any kind are prohibited in the Exam Room and during breaks. Students who access (touch) a cell phone or smart watch during the test or during a break will be dismissed from testing, their phone/watch confiscated and will receive no score and no refund.