The PSAT is a standardized, multiple-choice test that includes three sections: critical reading, mathematics, and writing. The test provides practice for the SAT. Students who take the PSAT/NMSQT are automatically screened for the National Merit Scholarship Program, an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.
The test will be adminstered to students free of charge whose GPA is above a 4.2667. These students will be contacted directly during the first week of school. All other students who opt to take the exam will pay a $16 fee.
For students who meet the county GPA requirement, the test will be administered free of charge. Online School Payment or in Student Services with exact cash or a check (before or after school, during Lunch). Fee waivers are available for students based on financial need. All students testing must complete the registration form and submit it, along with payment or receipt of payment, to Student Services.
Information on the PSAT and related scholarships: