PSAT Information 2020-2021

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD high school students will be participating in the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) in the upcoming months. This is an important test that can help students along the path to college. Remote learners will have the opportunity to come to campus to test on their assigned testing date. If your student is a remote learner and would like to take the PSAT/NMSQT, please complete the respective form below. In person learners will automatically be enrolled in the test on their respective day.  Students must test with their grade level.  For example, juniors will not be allowed to test on any other grade level day.


Students with College Board SSD Accommodations will receive the accommodations as listed by the College Board.  

SAT School Day
This year, on October 14, seniors who did not test on campus as juniors last March, qualify to take the fall administration of the SAT School Day exam.  

Remote learners will have the opportunity to come to campus to test on October 14, 2020. If you are a qualifying senior and you intend to take the SAT School Day exam offered on October 14, 2020, please complete this survey by October 7th.  

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1aAagPYArvExfpLUGOWl0jIfknLWZz52oJWfSS4Yw5ts/edit

The PSAT sign up for remote-learners in 9th and 10th grade will open up again from October 14th - 18th for 10th grade students and from October 30th-January 8th for 9th grade students.  If your student is in 9th or 10th grade, a remote learner and would like to take the PSAT please use the sign up link below.  The PSAT will be offered on October 29th for 10th grade students only and on January 26th for 9th grade students only.

https://www.gcisd.net/departments/assessment/2020-2021_psat_nmsqt_information

Students not testing will participate in remote asynchronous learning.  Testers will be released from campus at the conclusion of testing and buses will run at that time to provide transportation home. Grab-and-Go lunches will also be available for students on the day of testing. 

If your child is a junior, the PSAT/NMSQT test will be offered to all junior students on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Remote learners have the opportunity to respond to this survey indicating their intent to test by Thursday, October 1, 2020.  


If your child is a sophomore, the PSAT/NMSQT test will be offered to all sophomore students on Thursday, October 29, 2020.  Remote learners have the opportunity to respond to this survey indicating their intent to test by Thursday, October 1, 2020.


If your child is a freshman, the PSAT/NMSQT test will be offered to all freshman students on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.  Remote learners have the opportunity to respond to this survey indicating their intent to test by Thursday, October 1, 2020.-


Students not testing will participate in remote independent learning during the day of the test.  Testers will be released from campus at the conclusion of testing and buses will run at that time to provide transportation home. Grab-and-Go lunches will also be available for students on the day of testing.  


If your child is a junior, the PSAT/NMSQT offers him or her the opportunity to enter competitions for scholarships that can assist with college financial aid.


For all students, the PSAT/NMSQT is also considered valuable practice for the SAT.  Personalized feedback will be provided and students can also link their results to KHAN Academy for additional feedback. 


Students may pick up a PSAT Student Guide/Practice Test through their English teacher.  Remote students may pick up a copy in the front office vestibule during school hours.


For more information about the PSAT/NMSQT, visit psat.org