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


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