• College Board

    PSAT/NMSQT

    PSAT 8/9

    Testing Dates:

    PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 9 will be administered on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in Humble ISD.

    Who takes the test?

    PSAT 8/9 will be administered to all 9th graders in Humble ISD. 

    PSAT/NMSQT will be be administered to all 10th graders in Humble ISD.  In addition, it will be available to all 11th graders and 12th graders.

    Registration will be open on 8/7/2017 and will close at midnight on 9/20/2017.

    Registration for Humble ISD students: 

        *  All 10th graders are required to take the PSAT/NMSQT in Humble ISD.  All 10th graders will be registered to test by the campus testing coordinator.

        *  All 11th and 12th graders must register online for the PSAT/NMSQT.  Registration will begin on 8/7/2017.  Please register by clicking on your child's home campus.  The cost of the test is $17.00.  A limited number of fee waivers are available at each campus.

    Atascocita High School: http://aptestservice.com/atascocita
    Kingwood High School: http://aptestservice.com/kingwood
    Kingwood Park High School: http://aptestservice.com/kphs
    Summer Creek High School http://aptestservice.com/summercreek
    Quest Early College High School: 11th graders are QECHS are automatically registered for the PSAT/NMSQT  

     
    Registration for Homeschool students who reside in Humble ISD: 

    For homeschool 10th, 11th and 12th graders, to register the PSAT/NMSQT, please click on the high school campus link above.

    For homeschool 9th graders, to register for the PSAT8/9, please click on this link.  https://aptests.wufoo.com/forms/z1uuvhbk1y6efkz/

    When will PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 8/9 scores arrive? 

    If students provide an email address on the day of testing, electronic scores will be available on December 11.  Students will receive an email directly from the College Board with instructions on how to access scores electronically.  If students do not provide an email address, hard copies of score reports will arrive in January.

    About the PSAT/NMSQT http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html

    The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).  It's a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT®. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools.

    The PSAT/NMSQT measures:

    §  Critical reading skills

    § Math problem-solving skills

    §  Writing Skills

    You have developed these skills over many years, both in and out of school. This test doesn't require you to recall specific facts from your classes.

     

    About the PSAT 9 https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-8-9

    The PSAT 8/9 is a test that will help you and your teachers figure out what you need to work on most so that you're ready for college when you graduate from high school.  It tests the same skills and knowledge as the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT in a way that makes sense for your grade level.  The PSAT 8/9 establishes a baseline measurement of your college and career readiness.  It also gives you a chance to preview the SAT/PSAT/NMSQT and connect to AP courses.