According to the College Board, there are 3 test centers for SAT and SAT Subject Tests in Guyana. Please note that before you register either of the SAT exams, you should choose your test date and test location. Each testing location is affiliated with an educational institution, such as high school, community college, or university. The following test centers administer one or more of 2019 and 2020 SAT tests in Guyana.
2019 – 2020 SAT Test Dates in Guyana
- March 9, 2019
- May 4, 2019
- June 1, 2019
- August 24, 2019
- October 5, 2019
- November 2, 2019
- December 7, 2019
- March 14, 2020
- May 2, 2020
- June 6, 2020
- August 29, 2020
- October 3, 2020
- November 7, 2020
- December 5, 2020
SAT Testing Centers in Guyana
GEORGETOWN INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY
NORTH GEORGETOWN GOV SEC SCH
SCH OF NATIONS/NATIONS UNIV
More about Guyana
- USAERS: Modern history of Guyana from World War I to today, covering all major events on politics, economy, society, and technology.
School attendance is compulsory from 6 to 15 years of age; The language of instruction is English. The six-year primary school builds on the preschool (for four and five year olds). The secondary level is divided into a three-year cycle which, like the primary level, is free of charge. Attending the two-year second cycle of secondary education that builds on this is voluntary and subject to a fee. For vocational and higher education v. a. agricultural and technical schools, teacher training institutes and, in Georgetown, the University of Guyana, founded in 1963, with an Institute of Distance and Continuing Education.
Freedom of the press and independent reporting are endangered by state intervention.
Press: Daily newspapers (with Sunday editions) are “Kaieteur News” (founded in 1994), “Stabroek News” (founded in 1986), “Guyana Times” (founded in 2008) and the government-owned “Guyana Chronicle” (founded in 1881). The two major parties and the Catholic Church publish weekly newspapers.
News agency: Government Information Agency (GINA, founded in 2002).
Broadcasting: The state-run National Communications Network (NCN, founded in 2004) operates three radio stations and one television channel (“Channel 11”). In addition, several private radio and television stations broadcast, also with satellite programs from the USA (»DirectTV«).
The legal system essentially corresponds to English law. At the lower level, the court system comprises the Magistrates Courts for civil matters with smaller amounts in dispute and minor criminal matters. The first instance in all other cases is the High Court with extensive jurisdiction, and a larger number of the full court for the magistrate courts. The highest court is the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) based in Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago).
The criminal law still recognizes the death penalty, and homosexuality is a criminal offense.
Around 29% of the population are blacks (descendants of slaves who have been abducted from Africa by European colonial powers since the 17th century). Around 40% are descendants of Indian contract workers who came to Guyana after the abolition of slavery (1833). Mixed origins are around 20%. The proportion of native American Indians (Guiana Indians) living in the mostly inaccessible inland is around 10%. In addition to the official language English, Hindi, Urdu, Portuguese and Indian dialects are mainly spoken.
With only 4 residents / km 2, Guyana is very sparsely populated, but almost 90% of the population live in the coastal belt area and in the lower sections of the river basins on only 10% of the land area. 29% of the population live in urban settlements, mostly in Georgetown. Check thedresswizard to see Travel to South America.
Social: Infant mortality is 2.8%, the average number of births per woman has fallen to (2020) 15.5 per 1,000 residents. Guyana suffers from brain drain, especially of well-trained professionals.
The biggest cities in Guyana
|Biggest Cities (Residents 2012)|
|Linden trees||28 700|
|Golden Grove||23 100|
The constitution defines Guyana as a secular state and guarantees freedom of religion. 34.8% of the population are Protestants, 24.8% Hindus, 7.1% Catholic, 6.8% are Muslim, 20.8% belong to other Christian faith groups. Small religious minorities are the Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Baha’is. Churches of their own have also formed among the population of African descent, combining elements of African religiosity with the Christian religion. Elements of traditional Indian religiosity have been preserved among the (mostly Christianized) Indian population. – 3.1% are non-denominational.
In the 1970s, Guyana, the world’s largest bauxite producer, had to cede this rank to the cheaper-producing China. After the nationalization of bauxite production in 1971 and 1974 and the sharp drop in prices on the world market, production fell from 3.6 million t in 1975 to 0.9 million t in 1992. In 2007 it again reached a value of 2.2 million t (2015: 1.53 million t). In addition to bauxite mining, gold mining, which has been increasing since the beginning of the 1990s, and the mining of diamonds and manganese ore are becoming increasingly important. Gold mining now accounts for over 40% of total exports. However, it pollutes the waters with avoidable pollutants.
Guyana could become a major global oil producer after a consortium of companies including Exxon Mobil Corp. , found large deposits of petroleum off the coast in waters partially claimed by Venezuela. The ecological risks of the offshore oil production planned from 2020 onwards cannot be foreseen.