PSAT/NMSQT Information
Wednesday, October 25, 2017


Who:  ALL Students in Grades 10 and 11

·       ALL 10th and 11th grade students are expected to test.  

·      There is no need to sign-up. No Cost.

When:  October 25, 2017 - BELL Schedule TBA

Why:  The PSAT test offers an excellent opportunity for you to gain experience in academic testing, as well as provide estimated SAT scores, National Merit Scholarship eligibility status, and Advanced Placement Potential data.  Sophomores have the unique opportunity to take the PSAT both this year and next.  Taking the test as a tenth grader allows students to become familiar with the format and content of the test in preparation for next year.  Junior-year scores provide the opportunity for students to place in the National Merit Scholarship programs and receive other academic recognition valued by colleges and universities across the country.

Bell Schedule for October 25, 2017


8:00 – 12:00

(Please arrive at your testing room by 7:45 am)


11:45 – 12:30

Period 1

12:35 – 12:55

Period 2

 1:00 – 1:20

Period 3

 1:25– 1:45

Period 4

 1:50 – 2:10

Period 5

  2:15 – 2:35

Period 6

  2:40 – 3:00

ALL SHS Students and Parents

·         Please be aware that there will be a late start schedule for all non-testers on this day.

·         EVIT Students will be dismissed from EVIT.

·         October 25, 2017 Bell Schedule below.


·         A second bus run will pick-up students 4.5 hours later than normal times for students NOT testing.


Important Info about the PSAT

Arrive at your testing room by 7:45 am on Wednesday, October 25.

You will need:

·              Pencil(s)

·              Accepted Calculator

·              Picture ID

Who will test/Do I have to test?

All 10th and 11th grade students are expected to test.

What if I am not taking the PSAT?

Non-testers should not come to campus until Lunch starting at 11:45 or First Period starting at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, October 25. There will be a 2nd bus run approx. 4.5 hours after the normal drop-off time at SHS.  If you do come to campus you will be assigned to the cafeteria for the testing time.

Where do I test?

Room assignments have been passed out in homeroom and are posted on the media center windows. All teachers have an electronic copy and can look up your testing room.

What if I attend EVIT?

If you are a 10th or 11th grade student you are expected to take the test.  You are responsible for informing EVIT that you are testing.

What if I have an appointment or I need to leave testing early?

Students may NOT be dismissed early from testing.

When is lunch?

Lunch will be served from 11:45 – 12:30 on October 25.  Students not taking the PSAT can start lunch at 11:45 am and students taking the PSAT will start lunch approximately at 12:00 am.