The PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) will be administered at Sanderson High School on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 7:25 a.m.

    Registration is open to Sanderson students from August 23, 2021 to September 13, 2021. There is a fee of $18 for all students except 11th graders in the top 10% of students in Wake County. WCPSS will pay the fee for 11th graders in the top 10% (GPA cutoff has not been determined; last year's GPA cutoff was 4.3438 or higher). 

    Note: WCPSS has not yet made a decision about allowing non-WCPSS students to participate.

    Please email Greta Lumsden at mlumsden@wcpss.net if you have any questions.

    ACT Academy

    The ACT Academy provides free, personalized resources for students in preparing for the exam.  This overview (Links to an external site.) will provide students with basic information about what this service will provide. 

    SAT and ACT Information



    You can find all the resources above, as well as detailed information about each section of the ACT, and learn about the differences between the ACT and the SAT in our google folder here: ACT and SAT Resources