Quick Glance at Standardized Tests
PSAT (9th-11th): October 12, 2022.
- Registration is required - DEADLINE is 9/8/22 (11:59pm). This includes application AND payment (if applicable).
- The PSAT/NMSQT is a standardized, multiple-choice test that includes three sections: critical reading, mathematics, and writing. The test provides practice for the SAT, and students who take the PSAT/NMSQT are automatically screened for the National Merit® Scholarship Program, an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.
- During the 2022-23 school year, WCPSS will offer the test free of charge to AFHS juniors who have a weighted GPA of 4.367 or higher. These students will be contacted directly via email about registering for the test. All other students (9th-11th) wishing to take the PSAT will pay an $18 fee.
- Understanding your PSAT Score
Pre-ACT (all 10th graders): November 16, 2022
- No registration is required. All 10th grade students will be registered and results will be delivered via Homeroom.
- Using your Pre-ACT Score
ACT: (all 11th graders): March 2023 (exact date TBD)
- No registration is required. All 11th grade students will be registered.
- Per NC law, all 11th grade students are required to take the ACT (at no charge).
- Understanding Your ACT Score
- SAT: Students who wish to take the SAT must register on their own.
- Additional ACT attempts: Students wishing to take the ACT again must register on their own.
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