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The 8th grade students will be taking the Pre-SAT 8/9.


What you should know:

  • Each assessment takes approximately 2.5 to 3 hours to complete and will be administered immediately after morning announcements at 8:15 a.m.
  • Immediately after the assessments are complete, students will have an extended break to go outside and play before resuming their regular school day.
  • It is important that students get plenty of rest the evening before the assessment.
  • Students should arrive early in order to have time to prepare, use the restroom, etc. (7:45 a.m. is our goal arrival time).
  • All students should eat a nutritious breakfast and bring a healthy snack for the break. No candies or unhealthy snacks will be allowed.



PSAT 8/9

  • The PSAT 8/9 is the first in the College Board's “SAT Suite of Assessments” and is offered to eighth and ninth graders. The purpose of the PSAT 8/9 is to establish a starting point in terms of college and career readiness as students transition to high school.
  • Attached to this email is a letter from Superintendent West regarding the PSAT 8/9.
  • To learn more about this assessment, please visit the College Board website for PSAT 8/9 at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-8-9.



PSAT Information for Students

DCS Superintendent Letter_PSAT Info