The 2013 PSAT will be administered at Baton Rouge Magnet High School on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.
All juniors are strongly urged to take this exam.
9th and 10th grade students are encouraged to take this as a practice test in order to prepare for your junior year.
The cost will be $15 per student.
Please see Mrs. Carley after school begins in the fall of 2013 to pay your fee.
A limited number of waivers are available for juniors who qualify for the free/reduced lunch program. Please contact Mrs. Carley for further information.
What Does My Score Tell Me?
PSAT scores are reported on a scale of 20 to 80.
In 2010, the average score for eleventh graders was about 47 in
Critical Reading, 49 in Mathematics, and 45 in Writing Skills.
The average score for tenth graders was about 43 in Critical
Reading, 44 in Mathematics, and 40 in Writing Skills.
The Selection Index is also listed and it is used to determine
eligibility in National Merit Scholarship programs.
The Selection Index is the sum of the three scores in each test
section (CR + M + W).
The Selection Index ranges from 60 to 240.
The average Selection Index for students in the eleventh grade is
Score reports also include national percentiles, which allow you to
compare your scores with other students in your grade level who have taken
If you take the PSAT in the eleventh grade, you receive junior
percentiles. For example, a student in eleventh grade with a
percentile of 55 has earned a score better than 55 percent of all eleventh
If you take the PSAT in tenth grade or younger, you will receive
sophomore percentiles. For example, a student in ninth or 10th grade
with a percentile of 55 has earned a score better than 55 percent of all
tenth graders taking the test.
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