PSAT/NMSQT stands for Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. It's a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT Reasoning Test™. It also gives you a chance to enter National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) scholarship programs. The test is only given once a year in October. Click on link for more information about PSAT. Test results will be sent to the high school in December. Students will be notified when their test results arrive. The school will receive an additional copy to retain with each student’s records.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013, in the PHS Theater at 8:20am.
10th-12th Grade Sign up in the main office by Wed, Nov 6The test is free.
The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery)is designed to help students learn more about themselves and the world of work, identify and explore potentially satisfying occupations, and develop an effective strategy to realize their college and career goals. The test covers eight areas including science, word knowledge, mathematics, and mechanical comprehension. The interest inventory is based on John Holland’s widely accepted theory of career choice. It's a great tool for career planning. The tests are administered at PHS every fall.
Advanced Placement (AP)
AP Exams are to be taken by students who excel in a subject, would like to test their knowledge, want to stand out when applying to colleges and want to be prepared for college-level coursework. There are many different AP Exams that students can take (different subjects).
APTP Math Placement Tests
Registration for the 2014 summer Statewide testing will open in the spring.
Students will navigate to www.placement.washington.edu, clickon the Registration tab at the top of the page, and sign up for a session that is convenient for them. Studentsare encouraged to test at summerStatewide testing dates to take advantage ofthe lower test fee ($15, as opposed to $25-$45 forOn-Campus testing) and to ensure that their scores are available in a timely fashion. Testing opportunities will be limited once students arrive on campus.
Attached,please find a flier detailing information about the Academic Placement TestingProgram’s Mathematics Placement Test (MPT). This placement test isrequired for many of your students who may be attending the state’s publicuniversities this Fall. The attached flier is provided to help yourschool’s teachers and administrators answer questions students may have aboutplacement tests.
Studentswho score above 150 on the General Math Placement Test (MPT-G) are not requiredto take remedial math when they enter a public college in Washington state.
Informationabout the test, test registration, and upcoming test dates, along with sampleproblems for the MPT, are available on the APTP website atwww.placement.washington.edu.
Thereare many resources (including Pullman High School) for testing preparation material that is FREE for your son or daughter. If you receive a phone call from a company selling test prep materials, they are not sponsored/approved by PHS.