ASVAB at Everett High School

  • The Everett High School Career Center is offering the ASVAB on the dates below - contact Career Specialist Jen Selders to sign up!

    • TBD September 2023  

    Students may also schedule an ASVAB exam through their local branch's recruiter at a Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS). 

    ASVAB Scores

    If taken at Everett High School, ASVAB results will be provided at an Interpretation Session 14 days later. If a student does not attend the Interpretation Session, they should visit the EHS Career Center (A107) to receive their score.

    For ASVABs conducted through a military recruiter / MEPS, the results will be delivered to the student. 


    What is the ASVAB?

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVABa series of aptitude tests used for entry to the U.S. military.

    There are eight sub-tests:

    1. General Science - A 25-item test measuring knowledge of life science, earth and space science, and physical science.
    2. Arithmetic Reasoning - A 30-item test measuring ability to solve basic arithmetic word problems.
    3. Word Knowledge - A 35-item test measuring ability to understand the meaning of words through synonyms .
    4. Paragraph Comprehension - A 15-item test measuring ability to obtain information from written material.
    5. Mathematics Knowledge - A 25-item test measuring knowledge of mathematical concepts and applications.
    6. Electronics Information - A 20-item test measuring knowledge of electrical current, circuits, devices, and electronic systems.
    7. Auto and Shop Information - A 25-item test measuring knowledge of automotive maintenance and repair, and wood and metal shop practices.
    8. Mechanical Comprehension - A 25-item test measuring knowledge of the principles of mechanical devices, structural support, and properties of materials.

    Who should take the ASVAB?

    Students in 11th or 12th grade who plan to enlist in the U.S. military will have to pass the ASVAB; the minimum scores required vary per military branch. ASVAB scores are also used to determine military enlistees' eligibility for future career and academic opportunities within their branch. 

    ASVAB scores of 31+ may be used to meet the graduation pathways that are part of state graduation requirements. Note that a student's senior year High School and Beyond Plan (HSBP) must also indicate their post-graduation plans are a military career. Contact EPS High School and Beyond Facilitator Sarah Pewitt with questions!

ASVAB Information

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