• PSAT NMSQT Information

    Registration for the 23-24 PSAT NMSQT will opened on Monday, August 14th and closed on Friday, September 8th. Students MUST HAVE REGISTERED through the APTS registration site in order to take the test on Tuesday, October 24th. 

    REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE PSAT NMSQT

    Students who pre-registered for the PSAT will take it on Tuesday, October 24th during the school day. 

    Pre-Administration- Week prior to the test
    • In order to be efficient with our time on test day, we will have students attend a "Student Info Session" the week of October 16th during the school day. Their meeting time will be provided later and sent to the email address used for test registration. 
    • PSAT Student Guide- This document was provided as a hard copy in the past, but is now only available online. 
    • Students can access the Bluebook app on their KCS Chromebook and complete a full practice test. More information can be found on the CollegeBoard website. Students will access the practice test by logging in with their CollegeBoard credentials. If a student has taken the PSAT before, PreAP course, or AP course then they should already have an account. Students can set up a CollegeBoard account if they do not already have one. 
     
    TEST DAY- WHAT TO BRING
    • KCS Chromebook
    • At least two, No. 2 pencils with erasers
    • Approved calculator (we suggest bringing extra batteries): CLICK HERE to see the PSAT Calculator Policy. 
      • Students are responsible for providing their own calculator to use on this portion of the test. 
    • Students may bring a drink/snack to have in the hall area during scheduled breaks (drink/food is NOT to be consumed in the testing location per College Board policies). 
    • Prohibited Items & Penalties for Prohibited Items- CLICK HERE to see the policy provided by College Board in regard to electronic devices including Smartwatches and cell phones. Failure to follow this expectation could result in dismissal from the testing location and a student's test not being scored. 
     
    TEST DAY- WHEN & WHERE TO GO
     
    TEST DAY- WHAT TO EXPECT
    • 8:10-8:25 a.m. Students will report to their testing location and check in
    • 8:30 a.m. Proctors will begin passing out testing materials and reading script. Once test materials are passed out, students cannot be admitted to the room, so being on time is extremely important. 
    • Reading & Writing Section Overview:
      • 1st Module- 25 questions (32 minutes)
      • 2nd Module- 25 questions (32 minutes)
    • Math Section Overview:
      • 1st Module- 20 questions (35 minutes)
      • 2nd Module- 20 questions (35 minutes)
    • Once all rooms have returned testing materials, students will be dismissed to their 3rd block class. If students wish to leave campus, they will bring in an early dismissal note from a parent and give it to the proctor (instead of the the first-floor office). Students who do not bring in an early dismissal note are expected to report directly to 3rd block. 
    • For more information about the PSAT NMSQT, please visit the College Board website

     

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