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2022 PSAT & PSAT 8/9

 

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program co-sponsored by College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.  It is a standardized test that provides first-hand practice for the SAT. 

Ninth-grade students will have the opportunity to take the PSAT 8/9, the 9th-grade level PSAT.  Tightly aligned with the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, it establishes a baseline for college and career readiness as students enter high school.

BOTH, the PSAT/NMSQT (ALL 10th, some 11th) AND PSAT 8/9 (ALL 9th) will be given at CHS on Wednesday, October 12, 2022Students will arrive at their assigned room by 9:00 am.  

Due to numbers, calculators will be provided to 10th and 11th graders only. Ninth grades students may bring a calculator if they wish.  ALL questions can be answered without a calculator.  NO cell phones may be used. 

LISD is once again providing this test free of charge to all sophomores and freshman in the district as well as all junior students who scored 165+ on the PSAT as a sophomore. 

Cost for juniors wanting to take the PSAT/NMSQT test is $20, due September 19 - 30, 2022 to Mrs. Loafman in the main office.

 

**ADDITIONAL NOTE** Students who wish to have accommodations on any College Board exam MUST contact Mr. Sheppard (219-1162), special services counselor by email or phone for further instructions on this matter.  School accommodations are NOT automatically given on all College Board Exams.  PSAT, PSAT 8/9 are NOT required exams for high school graduation or college entrance.

 

**HOMESCHOOLED STUDENTS**

The PSAT will occur on LISD HS campused on October 12th.  LISD attendance zone homeschooled students who wish to take the PSAT exam on an LISD campus, must register no later than September 9, 2022, with the PSAT testing coordinator within your attendance area.  

 

 

Preparing for the PSAT, PSAT 8/9

Coronado recommends the Offical SAT practice on Khan Academy to all 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 stregths through a personalized study plan that includes pratice problems, practice tests, and helpful explanatory videos.  It is 100% free of charge!   https://www.khanacademy.org/

 

 

 More information about College Board tests can be found at https://www.collegeboard.org/