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    Wednesday, October 14, 2020, Monterey High School will be offering the PSAT 8/9 & PSAT/NMSQT to all 9th, 10th grade students & self-selected 11th grade students. This test is free for LISD 9th & 10th grade students and students are automatically registered to take the PSAT.


    Self-selected 11th graders need to register and pay with the Campus Testing Coordinator, Lori Burk by September 25th- there are a limited number of tests available. The fee for 11th grade students is $16.00. Juniors may register & pay in the Testing Office- Room 120. 





    What to bring on test day:

    9th grade students will need to bring a calculator for the math portion of the exam. A 4-function, graphing, or scientific calculator is recommended.

    10th & 11th grade students will be provided with a calculator from the school. 



    Khan Academy

    MHS highly recommends Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy to students.

    This site offers Official SAT Practice in partnership with College Board, the makers of the SAT. For each student, Khan Academy focuses on turning student weaknesses into strengths through a personalized study plan that includes practice problems, practice tests, and helpful explanatory videos. It’s both effective and 100% free. 



    PSAT 8/9 Student Guide  


    PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide


    Needing Accommodations, such as extra time or computer use on the PSAT- contact Tom Thomson, MHS special services counselor, at tthomson@lubbockisd.org or 219-2065 for information on accommodations provided on College Board assessments. 



    college More Information about the PSAT 8/9 and PSAT/NMSQT can also be found at the College Board webpage.



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