Students and Families enrolled at West High School can register here for the 2019 PSAT/NMSQT® Exam Administration.

Exam Date: October 30, 2019

Exam Fee: $20

Please read through the information below and then click on Order the PSAT/NMSQT® to submit an order.

The exam will be administered on October 30, 2019 at West HS during school hours.

1. Registration & Fees

West High School students in grade 11 may register for the 2019 PSAT/NMSQT® exam beginning August 2 through October 23, 2019, midnight CSTONLY grade 11 students will be able to register from August 2 through September 6, 2019. As of September 7 and through October 23, depending on space availability, registration will also be open to students in grade 9 and 10.

NO registrations will be accepted after 11:59pm CST on October 23, 2019.

Exam fee is $20.

All students who wish to take the PSAT/NMSQT® on October 30 must complete the online order/registration form at Order the PSAT/NMSQT® At the end of the form, payment will be submitted either online (using a credit or debit card), or by selecting Mail-in (for checks or money orders.) Online payments have a 3% processing fee automatically added. No additional processing fee is added for Mail-in payment submissions. Instructions on how to complete the payment process via mail-in will be emailed to the parent email address provided on the online registration form. Postmark deadlines apply to mail in payments.

Fee Waivers are available for eligible grade 11 students from The College Board.  Eligibility criteria is based on student/household income per the guidelines set by The College Board. To apply for a fee waiver, please see your school site’s testing coordinator, Ms. Roberts. Eligible students will receive a fee waiver code to apply to the online registration form.

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2. Why take the PSAT/NMSQT® exam?

The PSAT/NMSQT ® (Preliminary SAT®/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is a 2.5-hour version of the College Board’s SAT®. The PSAT® measures verbal, mathematical, and writing abilities important to success in university and provides practice for taking the SAT® later in grade 11 and 12. The PSAT® can be used to predict performance on the SAT®. The PSAT® is not used in US university admission; scores will be sent only to the student and to the school.

3. When are scores released?

PSAT® results are usually sent to schools in late December and then are released to students via College Board’s online system soon after.

4. Can I cancel my exam and receive a refund?

No. Cancellations and refunds of the exam fees is not possible.

5. How do I prepare for the exam?

The College Board offers detailed information as well as preparation tools developed in partnership with The Khan Academy. Access Prep Tools

6. Where do I report for the exam? What may I bring to the exam?

Students will be testing in the West High School gym and nearby classrooms beginning promptly at 8:30am on October 30th, 2019. Please find your testing location based on your last name posted on posters in the front lobby of the school on test day. Bring at least 2 number 2 pencils and a calculator. Smart watches and cell phones must be turned off completely and placed in backpacks before entering your testing location.

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For questions or assistance, please contact your school exam coordinator, Ms. Roberts, or email

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