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PSAT at Central

posted Sep 22, 2015, 11:38 AM by Central Webmaster   [ updated Sep 29, 2015, 8:26 AM ]

2015 PSAT is coming to Central

WEDNESDAY, October 14th

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMQST) is offered once a year.

The PSAT/NMSQT evaluates the skills you’ve developed in three academic areas: critical reading, mathematics and writing. But the PSAT/NMSQT is more than a test- it also provides the tools to reach your college goals.

JUNIORS should take the PSAT.

ALL SOPHOMORES will also be taking the PSAT at Central free of charge.


  • Preparation for the SAT. The test uses similar questions and formats.

  • Quality for National Merit Scholarship. (for Juniors only)

  • Receive feedback on your academic strengths and weaknesses and skills for college study. You can then focus your preparation on those areas that need the most attention.

  • Compare scores with other college bound students around the country.

  • Forecast SAT scores.

  • Receive information from colleges when you check “Yes” to the students search service.

  • Use “My college Quickstart” to plan ahead for college career and to receive a customized SAT practice test.

What to do:

Juniors must sign up and pay for the test prior to test day. English teachers will be registering students and collecting cash and checks in junior English classes. The $20.00 fee is payable by CASH, check or fee waiver.* (if you use a check make it out to Central High School.) Sophomores do NOT need to sign up.

*Fee waivers are available to Juniors who qualify for free and/or reduced lunch and other comparable programs

On Test Day Bring:

  1. 2 Number 2 pencils

  2. an approved calculator

  3. your email address