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Foxcroft School Testing Programs


Welcome Foxcroft Families!

Compass Education Group is a leading provider of tutoring for college admission tests. Foxcroft has partnered with Compass to provide a comprehensive test prep program for the Class of 2020.

On Monday, September 10th, parents and students are asked to attend a presentation by Compass Senior Director Matt Steiner to learn about the use of standardized tests in the admission process, the current landscape of testing policies, and practical guidance for exam timing and preparation.

On Tuesday, September 11th, Compass will offer a practice ACT at Foxcroft in order to provide detailed feedback on testing strengths and weaknesses. With the results of a practice ACT and a PSAT, students will be able to determine which exam to prepare for: SAT or ACT. REGISTER BY COMPLETING THE FORM BELOW.

Compass has been an invaluable resource for us for over a decade. Their approach to testing is smart and reasonable. The programs they provide for our families are of the highest quality.

Laura Hotchkiss, Director of Upper SchoolMarlborough School

Compass is in a class of its own. They help us keep student health and wellness at the center of our program. I am flooded with overtures from test prep companies, but I always come back to the team at Compass.

Canh Oxelson, ‎Director of College CounselingHorace Mann School

Follow-up after the Presentation

Navigating College Admission Tests

On September 10, Compass Senior Director Matt Steiner delivered a presentation to families on the ins and outs of college admission testing. Families who missed the event can download the handouts from this page and are welcome to contact Compass for an individual consultation and guidance. Major topics covered in the presentation included interpretation of PSAT and ACT practice test scores, how to carefully consider the SAT vs ACT decision, the role of Subject Tests, and best practices for calendaring test dates and test prep.

Watch a video recording of a recent testing presentation HERE.

Would you like a copy of the PowerPoint?

The Compass Prep App

You can download Compass’ new app by searching for “Compass Prep” in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store or by using the links below. With the Compass Prep app, you can:

  • View a personalized college test preparation timeline
  • Gain insight into which tests make you more competitive
  • Request a free practice test and evaluation
  • Take advantage of the many free resources Compass has to offer!

Practice Tests

Foxcroft will administer a FREE diagnostic test for the ACT to students in the 10th and 11th grade. The test results are invaluable in helping the Foxcroft college counselors and Compass Directors to craft the ideal testing and tutoring plan for each student.


Tuesday, September 11 — (Time TBD)


The ACT Practice Test will be administered in the (Room TBD).


Complete the form below to register for the Practice ACT :

    Student First and Last Name:*

    Student Email Address:*

    Parent First and Last Name:*

    Parent Email Address:*

    Street Address:*


    Zip Code:*


    Parent Phone Number:*

    Graduating Class Year:*

    *All fields are required.

    What To Do Next

    Download the latest version of

    The Compass Guide to
    College Admission Testing

    • How important are your test scores?
    • What is the most effective calendar for testing?
    • What does ‘test optional’ really mean?
    • How do the SAT and ACT compare?
    • How strong are your PSAT scores?
    • Should you take SAT Subject Tests? 


    Schedule your testing consultation with a Compass Director

    Compass Directors are leading experts in the field of admission testing. They will personally lead every aspect of your experience with Compass, including program recommendations, tutor selection, and ongoing oversight.

    Want to Learn More about Online Tutoring? 

    Visit this page or call: (202) 900-3771