PSAT Exam Information for AHS

On October 19, AHS will be administering the PSAT to all Freshmen, the PSAT/NMSQT to all Sophomores, and offering the PSAT/NMSQT for Juniors and Seniors interested in sitting for this exam.

Deadline to register: September 25 (Click here to register)

Testing and Preparatory Opportunities for October 19th:

  • Freshmen:
    • Freshmen will be taking the PSAT 9 and will receive a Room assignment from their English teacher in early October. (Are you a Homeschooled 9th grader interested in sitting for this exam, click HERE to register.)
  • Sophomores:
    • Sophomores will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT and received a Room assignment from their English teacher in early October.
  • Juniors:
    • PSAT/NMSQT – Highly Recommended
    • Late Arrival (by default if a Junior does not select an exam.)
  • Seniors:
    • PSAT/NMSQT
    • Late Arrival (by default if a senior does not select an exam)

PSAT 9 for 9th Graders: All 9th graders will be taking the PSAT 9 at no cost. This exam helps students prepare for taking the PSAT/NMSQT and provides them with valuable diagnostic information.

PSAT/NMSQT for 10th graders: All 10th graders will take the PSAT/NMSQT at no cost.  This helps students prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT their Junior year in which they can compete for recognition and scholarships through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. It also prepares students for taking the SAT.

PSAT/NMSQT for 11th Graders: It is strongly recommended that Juniors take the PSAT/NMSQT. Grade 11 PSAT participants are able to qualify and compete for recognition and scholarships through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The PSAT also provides juniors with another opportunity to practice the SAT before they take it as recommended in the spring.

Registration: ALL Juniors and Seniors MUST register online by September 25 for their choice of activity. Non-registration of Juniors will default students into late arrival.  Non-registration of Seniors will default them into late arrival.  Freshmen and Sophomores do NOT register. Students who do not attend their chosen (or defaulted) session will be marked absent.

Payment: Payment is only accepted through the APTS online registration system.

Testing Fee Information:

  • PSAT/NMSQT is $15 – Juniors and Seniors.
  • Free – Freshmen and Sophomores
  • Free- Juniors on Free or Reduced Lunch (Get price reduction code from Ms. Willows in 1030.)
  • Free – Junior AVID Students (Get price reduction code from your AVID teacher.)

Only Juniors or Seniors need to register for the PSAT/NMSQT that will be given on Wednesday, October 19th. Freshmen and sophomores do not need to register for the PSAT. All 9th and 10th graders are automatically registered by the  Assessment Coordinator. 

1. The PSAT/NMSQT examination must be paid for and ordered in advance. REGISTRATION FOR THE OCTOBER 19 PSAT/NMSQT TEST RUNS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 25 AND IS $15 PER EXAM. There is NO late registration. ONLY Juniors and Seniors MUST register for their chosen activity. Freshmen and Sophomores do NOT register. Registration must be completed online.

2. All exams must be pre-paid and pre-ordered via the online system, which accepts credit card payments. To submit an order using check or money order, please complete the order online and follow the directions to mail your order form and payment to the address on your confirmation ticket.

3. Fee reductions sponsored by the College Board and the State of Texas are available to families who qualify. All students currently enrolled in free or reduced lunch will qualify for a fee reduction on the PSAT test and the SAT Prep workshop. If you are currently enrolled in free or reduced lunch, please see Debbie Willows (Office 1030 or email debbie.willows@humble.k12.tx.us) for a discount code BEFORE you register online. Without this code, the online registration system will require you to pay full price for your exam(s). You must register before the closing of registration (September 25, 2016).

All students that registered using the fee reduction code will be verified by APTS and Debbie Willows. If an unauthorized student registers with a discount code, that student will not have their PSAT exam ordered until they pay the full price. Only register with a discount code if you have been authorized by your counselor or Debbie Willows.

5. Information regarding testing rooms and locations will be released closer to the exam administration.

6. Homeschooled Grade 9 students who wish to take the PSAT 9 Exam can register for this exam by clicking HERE. Exam fees for Grade 9 homeschooled students is $7.25.

Refunds

There will be no refunds issued for PSAT testing.

Students who miss the PSAT test will not receive a refund.  Juniors that miss the test will need to contact College Board for information about how they can still participate in National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Only Juniors or Seniors need to register for the PSAT that will be given on Wednesday, October 19th. Freshmen and sophomores do not need to register for the PSAT. All freshmen and sophomores are automatically registered by the  Assessment Coordinator.

Questions or need assistance? Please send an email to info@aptestservice.com

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