Now That I Have My Teen’s PSAT Scores . . . How Well Did My Teen Do?

Now That I Have My Teen’s PSAT Scores . . . How Well Did My Teen Do?

Your teen's score report will not just reveal a single reading, math and writing score but several subscores. Now that I have my teen’s scores, will we be able to see the test booklet? Scores were released online December 11-13 (depending on the state being accessed from). Schools decide how and when to distribute the test booklet, typically prior to winter break. So now that you have your teen’s PSAT score report in hand, what do all of these scores mean!? Each of the assessments in the PSAT Suite reports a Total Score which is the sum of the two section scores – Evidence-Based Reading and Math. The score ranges per section from 160 – 760. Each section is made of of three Test Scores : Reading, Writing/Language and Math: The scores ranges from 8-38. NOTE: The Section Score is created by adding the Reading and Writing/Language Test Scores and multiplying that number by 10. The Math Test Score is multiplied by 20. The Total Score comes...
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The PSAT Scores Have Just Been Released! What’s a ‘Good’ PSAT Score?

The PSAT Scores Have Just Been Released! What’s a ‘Good’ PSAT Score?

Before I begin to explain what your teen's PSAT scores mean, let's make sure you have your teen's scores. If a College Board account has not been created here is the link. If one has been – your teen may have taken an AP exam – here's the login link. Once you have an account, you can also retrieve a 10th PSAT score as well as register for any SAT's, AP's or Subject exams. The score report will not just reveal a single reading, math and writing score but a many subscores. Read below as I drill down to make the scores more understandable: Now that I have my teen's scores, will we be able to see the test booklet? Scores are released on line on December 12. Schools decide how and when to distribute the test booklet, typically prior to winter break. So now that you have your teen's PSAT score report in hand, what do all of these scores mean!? Each of the assessments in the...
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