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SAT – Accepted Data File Layout
This file is Text format (.TXT)

  • This file is a TXT file provided by College Board.
    • NOTE: SAT does provide an .xlsx COHORT File. This file CANNOT be loaded into the file center. 
  • File cannot be compressed or zipped.
  • File name cannot contain spaces.
  • When naming files, only use letters, numbers, dashes or underscores.
  • Different file layouts exist for this type of file; you must choose the time period and/or year the data file was obtained.
  • If your data is not present after uploading your file, you may re-upload and choose a different time period.

OnSync SAT (10/01/2020)
SAT Automatic Sync to College Board SAT Files

As of October 2020 OnDataSuite has created a new OnSync / SAT connector that will pull SAT files directly from the College Board Online portal into the OnDataSuite File Center via API.

For more information on how this works visit the OnSync section of this manual by clicking this link
OnSync – SAT

Where to locate your SAT Data files
Your SAT files can be downloaded directly from your college board portal page.
https://k12reports.collegeboard.org/login  (As of 04/28/2017)

Current Data file format accepted by OnDataSuite into file center (As of 09/28/2021)
The 2021-22 college board data file format that OnDataSuite is accepting can be located at the following link: pdf_data-layout-sat-subject-tests-esr-2021-22

Prior Year(s) data file format links
The 2019-20 college board data file format that OnDataSuite is accepting can be located at the following link: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/pdf/data-layout-sat-subject-tests-esr.pdf

More information about your SAT scores
For more information about when and where to get your scores, help understanding your scores, quick facts about your SAT scores and file layout crosswalks and data layouts you can visit the college board website here: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/k12-educators/score-reports/electronic-score-data   (As of 04/28/2017)

For additional information about SAT calendar release dates visit the college board score release schedule here:

Updated on 11/04/2021

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