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CAISL as Testing Center

SAT and ACT:   CAISL is a testing center for College Board Exams (SAT and Advanced Placement) and ACT exams.   CAISL does not register students for the SAT or ACT exams.  Registration must be done by the individual student via the sites of the SAT/College Board or ACT sites directly.  Please see information below regarding these tests and how to take them at CAISL.

The available seats for these exams is limited and early registration is encouraged.  Once the test session is "full," no more students can register.

     CAISL's SAT/ACT Coordinator can be reached at

Advanced Placement:  CAISL will facilitate individual registrations for the Advanced Placement (AP) exams which must be done early in the school year and will proctor AP exams in May according to the schedule published by the CollegeBoard. 

     CAISL's AP Coordinator can be reached at

SAT Exam Score Validation:  CAISL is also authorized to authenticate as "valid" SAT score reports for those whose High School Diploma was from an American school. For more information on the documents needed to have the SAT Exam Score Validated, see below. 

     To make an appointment for SAT Exam Score Validation email    


Advanced Placement

CAISL is authorized by the College Board to coordinate Advanced Placement exams.  If you are interested in taking an Advanced Placement exam, be aware that it is essential that you contact CAISL no later than October for exams the following May (October 2019 for May 2020 exams). 

For more information on Advanced Placement exams, see the information at the links below.

Click here for information about the AP

Click here for AP test dates and registration deadlines




The Director of CAISL, Blannie Curtis, is authorized to validate SAT test results for students applying to Portuguese universities.

Students must have:

  • received a High School diploma from an American or American International High School  DGE needs to grant equivalência before the SAT can be validated.  The process for those living in Portugal (whether Portuguese or not) can be found at this site:

  • taken SAT tests which are accepted by CNAES.

Validation needs to be done in person by the student who received the High School Diploma and took the SAT.  

At the meeting, the following must be shown: 

  • Proof of identification (passport or other government-issued ID)
  • Certificate of equivalência of the American High School Diploma from DGE.  
  • Original or authenticated copy from the issuing school of the Transcript of courses taken and grades and credits earned for the High School Diploma. 
  • A printout of the score report, available at the College Board site under the student’s account log-in.   (The student also needs to have with him/her the log-in information should it be necessary to verify the authenticity of the data.)

To make an appointment for this validation, please email  If you wish to ensure that the SAT can be validated prior to the meeting, please email scanned copies of the above documents. 

There is no charge for this service. 

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CAISL is a student-centered educational community in which we challenge ourselves and each other to do our best and to make positive contributions to our diverse and ever-changing world.

CAISL is a student-centered educational community in which we challenge ourselves and each other to do our best and to make positive contributions to our diverse and ever-changing world.

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