PSAT / National Merit Scholarship

The Preliminary SAT®/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT Reasoning Test™ and is co-sponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). The PSAT/NMSQT is designed to measure critical reading, math problem solving, and writing skills which are important to student success in college.


2016 PSAT Test Date: Saturday, October 15

Results of the PSAT are expected to be returned to students at the beginning of second semester.


Understanding the NEW PSAT Score Report


National Merit Scholarship Program

The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. Students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) in their third year of high school and by meeting all other published requirements.

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