PSAT (Jan 26th) Info:
What students should know about the PSAT/NMSQT Testing day…
Testing date is January 26, 2021 at 7:30 a.m. Please note that Pre-registration will take place on test day.
ALL students will be informed of room assignments by their English teacher 1-2 weeks prior to 1/26/21
If you do not know your room assignment, then ASK your English teacher. Either way, ALL teachers will have a student roster with ALL student room assignations. 🙂
YOU MUST ARRIVE IN TIME. If you are late, then you will not be allowed to enter the testing room once testing has begun.
PHY students and teachers will go to first period of the day- take attendance and will be dismissed by the bell at 7:30 a.m. or 7:40 a.m.
MSO students should arrive at 7:30 a.m. All students would have been informed of their room assignments prior to coming to the front of the school. The room assignation list will be posted at the front of the school if student forgets room number.
MSO students will go directly to their assigned testing room once they arrive at school.
MSO students cannot stay in the school building after test dismissal. They must have a ride home.
Add 45 minutes extra to times shown below for the pre-administration section.
Standard time 2 hours, 55 minutes
Standard time extra breaks 3 hours, 10 minutes
50% Extended time 4 hours, 34 minutes (we will provide lunch for those students who will miss lunch due to accommodations. Students may bring own lunch as well).
What you should know for pre-administration answer sheet:
Year of graduation
Student email address
What to bring:
Bring testing pass that was given to student by their English teacher prior to test day- if you have it. MSO students (online) will receive passes from proctor on test day.
All students must bring facial mask.
May bring book bag which will be placed in a designated area in the room.
2-4 No.2 sharpened pencils with soft erasers; NO pens or mechanical pencils. Small-basic sharpener. We have extra pencils.
Acceptable calculator ( we will provide a 4-function calculator ). You may bring an approved graphic calculator by college board, Ti-30xa calculator, or a calculator that does not have a QWERTY keyboard.
Bring photo ID
May bring snacks and water bottle but must be placed inside a clear bag (e.g., Ziploc bag). You will not be allowed to eat inside the testing room. Only eat during the 10-minute break.
What NOT to bring:
Mobile phones must be turned OFF and inside book bag BEFORE entering testing room . DO NOT bring smartwatches, fitness trackers, or other wearable technology. Basically, DO NOT bring any personal computing devices.
If you bring a mobile phone and do not have a book bag, you will give your phone to the proctor. Make sure to turn it OFF, not in "silence mode." It will be returned before dismissal from testing room.
Please read study guide for any questions that you may have for the test. See link below
If you are an MSO student (on-line) you must go home. You are NOT allowed to stay in the school building after you are finished with testing. Your proctor will dismiss you at the appropriate time.
If you are a PHY student (at-school) you will be dismissed to lunch or back to class after testing is done. Your proctor will dismiss you at the appropriate time.
Miami Palmetto High School