PSAT Assessments

FCPS schools offer PSAT exam opportunities

PSAT/NMSQT Assessment for Grades 10-11

FCPS high schools will be hosting the Preliminary SAT (PSAT)/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT) for Grade 10-11 students in fall 2023. The PSAT/NMSQT is offered at no charge to FCPS tenth and eleventh graders. The date for the PSAT/NMSQT in school year 2023-24 is Wednesday, October 11.  

New for Fall 2023: The PSAT/NMSQT will be administered in a digital format. Students and families can find more information on the College Board Digital SAT Suite of Assessments webpages

View the testing notification letter below and watch for additional information on this testing opportunity at the beginning of the school year.

Learn about FCPS plans for the PSAT/NMSQT in Fall 2023

The Accommodations Process for College Board Testing webpage provides instructions on how to request College Board testing accommodations, including the required input and consent forms (Enclosures 2-3). To request new or amended College Board accommodations for the October PSAT/NMSQT, return the input and consent forms to the school by August 8, 2023. Please return forms to your student’s high school.

Understand the PSAT/NMSQT Exam Format

College Board: Inside the PSAT/NMSQT

Learn about the new digital PSAT/NMSQT

College Board: Digital Exams