• College Board

    PSAT/NMSQT

    PSAT 8/9

    Testing Dates:

    PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 8/9 will be administered on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 in Humble ISD.

    Who takes the test?

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

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

    Registration for Humble ISD students: 

        *  All 8th and 9th graders are required to take the PSAT 8/9 in Humble ISD.  All 8th and 9th graders enrolled in Humble ISD will be registered to test.

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

        *  All 11th and 12th graders must register online for the PSAT/NMSQT.  Registration information is available on each high school campus website.  Registration closes on September 7, 2018.  

     
    Registration for Homeschool students who reside in Humble ISD

    Homeschool 10th, 11th and 12th graders, who reside in Humble ISD will be able to register for the PSAT/NMSQT.  Please check the campus website for registration information.

    Homeschool 8th and 9th graders wishing to take the PSAT 8/9 can register here.

     

    Registration closes on September 7, 2018.

    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 in early December.  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 be available from your child's campus 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 8/9 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.