PSAT Assessments

FCPS schools offer PSAT exam opportunities

PSAT/NMSQT Exam, October 2020

FCPS high schools host the Preliminary SAT National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NSMQT) in October for Grade 11 students. The PSAT/NMSQT is offered at no charge to FCPS students. 

The date for the PSAT/NMSQT in 2020-21 is Thursday, October 29. 

Students must complete the PSAT/NMSQT intent form for their school in order to take this exam. Please contact your school’s PSAT Coordinator or Assessment Coach if you have questions about the PSAT/NMSQT.

Walk-ins on the day of the exam cannot be accepted due to health and safety procedures

Individual School PSAT Protocols

PSAT 10 Exam, April 2021

Plans are underway for FCPS high schools to host the PSAT 10 exam for Grade 10 students in April 2021. The PSAT 10 is offered at no charge to FCPS students. 

The specific date for the PSAT 10 exam is still to be determined.  

Students will be required to complete a PSAT 10 intent form for their school in order to take this exam. More information about the PSAT 10 will be available in spring 2021. 

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