Summit High School
Dear Summit Families:
The Bend - La Pine School District will be hosting the PSAT/NMSQT test at Summit High School this fall. The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a standardized test administered by the College Board and cosponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC)in the United States. It is recommended for all college bound juniors who have a 3.0 GPA and who have completed or are currently enrolled in Geometry/Algebra 2/ or Math 10.That being said, any student can take the PSAT. The scores from the PSAT/NMSQT are used to determine eligibility and qualification for the National Merit Scholarship Program for juniors. The test is taken primarily by Juniors and Sophomores. Juniors will be given priority during registration period, therefore only juniors will be able to register from Sept. 23 - Sept. 28th.Sophomores may be able to register after the 28th. Sophomores please be advised that it is best to have completed Math 10 BEFORE taking the PSAT.Registration for the test will be online and will begin on Wednesday, September 23rd at 8:00 a.m.
The PSAT is offered only in English.
The test will be offered at Summit High on the following date: Saturday, October 17th
In keeping with the guidelines set by the Oregon Department of Education, we will only be able to test 100 students.We will follow appropriate safety guidelines set by ODE & The Bend – La Pine School District. We are staggering the start of the tests.The first tests will begin at 9:00 a.m. while the second test will begin at 9:30 a.m. Both test should take approximately 3 ½ - 4 hours.The cost of the test is $25. The first 100 students to register for the test will have a seat reserved for the PSAT.
Directions for payment are as follows:Go to TOUCHBASE
Username is student’s ID number
Password is student’s last name with capitol first letter
Click on student name in the middle of the page
Click on items at student’s school
You’re now able to make the choice of what you want to pay for
There are no refunds
Once again, we apologize for the limited number of students we can test this year, but we must follow state and district guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety during the test.If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to Assistant Principal Reno Holler at [email protected]