8th Grade PSAT Exam

PSAT Exam Dear 8th Grade Student and Parent:


You are invited to take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) on October 16, 2019.


The PSAT is a national assessment that measures critical reading, math reasoning, and writing skills that are important for successful academic performance in college.


The cost to take the test is $17.00. If you are interested in taking this optional assessment, please submit your payment online by following these instructions: 1. Access the website: https://www.studentquickpay.com/fort-mill/

2.    Log in or create an account

3.    Click on the tab for your BTMS student

4.    Click on “PSAT Test Fee” to add this to your cart

5.    Click on “View Cart” and Checkout


You may also bring cash or submit a check made out to Banks Trail Middle School. If paying with a check or cash, please take this directly to Mrs. Sykes in the main office.


PSAT test fees must be paid no later than Wednesday, September 18, 2019.


If you would like to request financial assistance to help with the cost of this test, please complete the “PSAT Financial Assistance Request Form”. Return this completed form to Mrs. Daugherty in the guidance office by September 18th, 2018.

Prior to the test date, students will receive a PSAT student guide which includes test-taking tips and a full-length practice test. For more information about the PSAT, please go to this website: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10


The results of the test will be sent to me at the school in January 2020. Students will then be given a copy of their score sheet with instructions on how to access online reports and resources.


Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks for your interest in taking the PSAT!




Precious Daugherty | School Counselor | Banks Trail Middle School | Daughertyp@fortmillschools.org| 803.578.2995

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