• Hidalgo ISD will follow all College Board, Local Public Health Guidelines, and CDC Guidelines on day of test.

     

    Below are the Safety Requirements required by College Board:

     

    SAT Safety Requirements


     

    Below is the Hidalgo ISD Safety Protocols and College Board Requirements, be prepared to adhere to ALL requirements listed below.

    Test Site Protocols 

    College Board Protocols 

    • All students and staff are required to wear a mask or protective face covering during an SAT administration. Students won't be allowed in the test center without a mask, which is required for the duration of testing.
    • Students must be seated at least 6 feet apart during testing.
    • Students must confirm a series of statements (more below) prior to entering the test center or testing room.
    • Students who violate the requirements put in place by their test center or College Board should be dismissed from the test center; if this happens their scores will be canceled and they won't receive a refund.

    The CDC recommends taking additional precautions such as:

    • Requiring and/or providing gloves, hand sanitizer, or other personal protective equipment (PPE).
    • Posting signs in highly visible locations (e.g., school entrances, restrooms, etc.) that promote protective measures.
    • Encouraging students and staff to practice regular handwashing and stay home if they're sick.

     

    Hidalgo ISD Protocols 

    • All students, staff, and any visitors are required to wear a mask or protective face covering upon entering ANY school building/area.
    • Any student, staff, and visitors will not be allowed in ANY school building/area without a mask for duration of visit.
    • All students, staff, and any visitors must be seated at least 6 feet apart during testing.
    • All students, staff, and any visitor must confirm a series of statements (more below) prior to entering ANY school building or area.
    • All students, staff, and any visitors are required to be screened for temperature; Anyone having temperature above normal will not be allowed to enter test site.
    • Any student, staff, and visitor who violates the requirements put in place by Hidalgo ISD will be asked to exit school building/areas immediately.

    Additional Precautions taken on day of test:

    • Hidalgo ISD will have on hand gloves, hand sanitizer, or other personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed in various locations across school buildings/areas.
    • Hidalgo ISD will post COVID signage in highly visible locations (e.g., school entrances, restrooms, etc.) that promote protective measures.
    • Hidalgo ISD takes every measure to ensure ALL safety measures are adhered to by all staff to promote the safety and well-being of ALL students and visitors to ALL school buildings/areas.
    • Hidalgo ISD encourages students, staff, and visitors to practice regular handwashing and stay home if they're sick.
    • Test Locations will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected (desks, tables, restrooms, door handles, etc.) prior to test day; locations will be locked restricting access until the next day – day of test.

     

    Survey Questions:  Be Prepared to Answer these Questions Verbally BEFORE Entering Test Site.

     Survey Questions