Connecticut SAT Spring 2017

On Wednesday, April 5th, all juniors will be taking the Connecticut SAT. This is also a regularly scheduled Early Dismissal day for teacher professional development activities. There will be a special schedule in place to accommodate optimal testing situation for juniors. Juniors are asked to bring a #2 pencil, a graphing calculator (if they have one), and a snack,

  • Freshmen will be in assigned classrooms and the auditorium for a speaker and movie.
  • Sophomores will be in assigned classrooms for CAPT Science Prep and the auditorium for a CAPT Science Assembly.
  • Seniors will be participating in a Senior Experience, which will count as attendance for the day. Seniors who do not participate in a Senior Experience will be marked absent. All registration is online - please visit – parents and students – Connecticut SAT – April 5 Senior Experience 

March 1, 2017


Dear Parent/Guardian,

Testing in the State of Connecticut will look different again this year. In October, 2015, the State of Connecticut adopted the SAT as the state assessment for all juniors. The former Connecticut standardized test, the CAPT – Science, continues for sophomores. West Haven High School will be administering the Connecticut SAT to all juniors on Wednesday, April 5th and the CAPT – Science to sophomores throughout the month of April.


Connecticut SAT

Juniors will be taking the Connecticut SAT (Math and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing) on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 7:30am – 11:50am. Students are asked to bring #2 pencils and a calculator (if they have one). All students in grades 9-11 should arrive to school and report to their assigned rooms by 7:25am. Seniors will be offered the opportunity to engage in a variety of Senior Experiences.

Connecticut SAT Prep will be offered on:

  • March 11th  – Diagnostic Test, 9am – noon
  • March 25th  – SAT Strategies Session – Math, 9am-noon
  • April 1st  – SAT Strategies Session – Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, 9am-noon


CAPT – Science

Sophomores will take the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) for Science beginning on April 6, 2017. All testing will take place on computers throughout the month of April.  

Science CAPT Prep for Juniors will be provided on:

  • Wednesday, April 5th – during SAT Administration
  • Saturday, March 25th – 9am – noon
  • Saturday, April 1st – 9am - noon


To comply with federal and state statute, participation is required.  Please note that both the CAPT – Science and the Connecticut SAT will adhere to all federal and state privacy laws, including but not limited to Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).


It is very important for all students in Grades 10 (CAPT) & 11 (SAT) come to school well-rested and prepared to do their best on their respective testing days.


All information relating to the CAPT and SAT administration at WHHS can be found on the WHHS website  If you have any questions regarding your child’s participation, please contact Mrs. Patricia Robles, Assistant Principal at 203-937-4360 x 7103 and/or