Study Support

Study Support provides a variety of assistance to students including tutoring and helping with monitoring academic progress. Placement in this program is based on assessment of student needs by the Study Support Department. All students who are enrolled must have current Psycho-Educational testing on file. Students in Study Support meet one period per day.

Any student who has pscyho-educational testing on file has access to the SSD page on PowerSchool Learning under the "Extras" tab. Since not every student is in contact with the Study Support teachers on a daily basis, important information and answers to most questions can be found on this site. Students and parents will find information on the following topics- Accommodations in the SPX classroom, Updating testing, Requesting accommodations on ACT or College Board, Accommodations on Final Exams and Senior information.

Please contact Ms. Dena Peck and Mr. Todd Stewart at studysupport@spx.org using your SPX email if you or your student:

  1. Has Psycho-Educational testing and needs accommodations.
  2. Thinks Psycho-Educational testing is needed.
  3. Is struggling and would like assistance.
  4. Need to have teachers fill out teacher forms for testing. Please do not give them to the individual teachers.

Any student who has psycho-educational testing on file and has been using accommodations on a regular basis can request accommodations on standardized tests administered by ACT or College Board (PSAT, SAT, AP testing). Detailed information is available on the SSD page of PowerSchool Learning. Be aware that ACT and College Board are two separate companies and have different procedures and deadlines for their requests. Requests can not be made until the student/parent has a completed Google Form, submitted a signed parental consent form and provided all documentation that will be sent with the request (in electronic form). In order for SPX to make the deadlines set by College Board and ACT, the student/parent must meet the SPX Submission Deadline. Below are the deadlines for both College Board (CB) and ACT

CB Test Date
(PSAT, SAT, AP exams)
Request With Documentation
“Receive by” Date
SPX Submission Deadline for CB
(W/Documentation)
August 25, 2018 July 6 May 1
October 6, 2018 August 17 August 3
(PSAT) October 10 August 21 August 7
November 3, 2018 September 14 August 29
December 1, 2018 October 12 September 26
March 9, 2019 January 18 December 18
May 4, 2019 March 15 February 27
(AP) May 7-11, 14-18 February 22 February 6
June 1, 2019 April 12 March 20
August 2019 July May 1
October 2019 August August 2
ACT Test Date ACT Postmark Deadline SPX Submission Deadline for ACT
September 8, 2018 August 24 August 6
October 27, 2018 October 12 September 26
December 8, 2018 November 16 October 31
February 9, 2019 January 18 December 18
April 13, 2019 March 25 March 6
June 8, 2019 May 18 May 1
July 13, 2019 June May 1
September 2019 August August 5

SPX keeps testing for one year after the student has graduated or has left the school. After that year, if the student or parents have not picked up the testing, it will be shredded.

Anyone who needs a letter or documentation from SPX for college or another school, must request that information by the last school day in April. Please contact Ms. Peck (dpeck@spx.org) and state exactly what the college is requesting along with an address, email, or fax number. The end of the school year is very stressful for everyone. Please contact the support program at your college once you are accepted to determine if you need any documentation from SPX and request it early. All requests must be made during the school year. No requests will be done during the summer.