Hanford High School is proud to offer the PSAT to all students in grades 9-11 on October 16, 2019!  Seniors will also have the opportunity to take the SAT on the same day at Hanford if interested (the SAT is a paid exam)

Upcoming College Entrance Exam dates:



September 14 October 5

October 26

October 16
December 14 November 2
February 8 December 7
April 4 March 14
June 13 May 2
  June 6


Students in grade 10 are given the Smarter Balanced Assessment in the spring each year.  The English Language Arts and Math portions each have a cut score assigned to a graduation requirement.

Students are given the Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science also in the spring, and it is a new graduation requirement for the class of 2020.

Proficiency on Smarter Balanced Assessment, Math average: 50.8%, ELA average 84.2%
Score averages, PSAT Math average: 506, ELA average: 515