San Juan Unified provides the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) to all 10th and 11th grade students at no cost to help promote access to Advanced Placement courses and college for all students.
This pre-college assessment is a tool for educators, students and parents/guardians to see students’ progress toward college readiness, including their potential success in rigorous coursework.
Because San Juan Unified is providing the PSAT to all 10th and 11th grade students:
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- Schools will be able to identify 10th and 11th grade students with potential to succeed in higher-level coursework, including Advanced Placement (AP), and encourage them to enroll in those courses.
- Students will be able to access additional resources targeted to their areas of need before taking the SAT.
- Students and their families can use their scores to advocate for a more challenging academic plan.
- The district is removing barriers to college entry for under-served populations, including low-income students and those who will be the first in their families to attend college.