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    SPS School Day PSAT | * Rescheduled to Jan 26, 2021

    Visit the Seattle Public Schools PSAT page for the most up to date information. The PSAT is available for Sophomores and the PSAT/NMSQT to Junior students. The PSAT/NMSQT helps juniors prepare for the SAT and is used to qualify students for scholarships and advanced learning opportunities. These tests are offered to all sophomores and juniors free of charge; no pre-registration is required.

    *This date could change to ensure that Seattle Public Schools meets all established health policies and protocols.

    BHS Academic Intervention Specialist & Testing Coordinator | 206-252-1107
    Lisa Coacher, ljcoacher@seattleschools.org | Mike Broom, mrbroom@seattleschools.org


    RESOURCES

    Visit PSAT CollegeBoard to learn more about the PSAT or the SPS School Day PSAT Info. Visit the Khan Academy to find ways to help students prepare for the SAT using their PSAT results. Students will become familiar with the kinds of questions and the exact directions they will see on the SAT.

    The PSAT

    • Provides valuable feedback on strengths and the skills necessary for college study. Students can then focus their preparation on areas that could most benefit from additional study or practice. The PSAT measures critical reading skills, math problem-solving skills and writing skills.

    • Gives insight on how a performance on an admissions test compares to others applying to college. Helps students prepare for the SAT. Students will become familiar with the kinds of questions and the exact directions they will see on the SAT.

    • Could help juniors qualify for scholarships. The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) for juniors is a program co-sponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corp. (NMSC).

    Students will receive an original PSAT test booklet and guide.


    RESOURCES

    Khan Academy Practice | The College Board has partnered with Khan Academy to provide a personalized practice program.

    PrepScholar | SAT / ACT Prep Online Guides and Tips About the PSAT/NMSQT: Expert Guide