PSAT 8/9 Dates

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2021-22 Test Dates

  • September 20, 2021–March 25, 2022*
  • April 13–29, 2022

*Orders can't be placed between January 29–February 20, 2022.

Schools and districts can order tests on our test ordering site. Please check this page for more up-to-date information and look for emails when ordering is open.

Schools in the U.S. should order test books no later than four weeks before the week in which they plan to test. Schools outside the U.S. should order test materials no later than five weeks before the week in which they plan to test.

Materials should be returned for scoring once testing is concluded at your school. Scores will be available online about two months after answer sheets are received.

U.S. Schools Can Receive Materials Early

Save time and let students fill out their identifying information before test day. If you're testing during these dates, select the preadministration option on the test ordering site to get your materials early.

 

Select preadministration by: August 12

Get materials by: September 16

Select preadministration by: December 21, 2020

Get materials by: January 18, 2021

Select preadministration by: February 15

Get materials by: March 15

If you miss the preadministration ordering deadline, you can still plan a preadministration session when your materials arrive. See the PSAT 8/9 Coordinator Manual for details.

Week of Test Administration Ordering Deadline (International) Ordering Deadline (U.S.) Test Books Delivered By
Sep 20, 2021 Aug 17, 2021 Aug 23, 2021 Sep 13, 2021
Sep 27, 2021 Aug 24, 2021 Aug 30, 2021 Sep 20, 2021
Oct 4, 2021
Oct 11, 2021
Sep 8, 2021 Sep 17, 2021 Sep 29, 2021
Oct 18, 2021 Sep 13, 2021 Sep 20, 2021 Oct 12, 2021
Oct 25, 2021 Sep 20, 2021 Sep 27, 2021 Oct 18, 2021
Nov 1, 2021 Sep 27, 2021 Oct 4, 2021 Oct 25, 2021
Nov 8, 2021 Oct 4, 2021 Oct 11, 2021 Nov 1, 2021
Nov 15, 2021
Nov 22, 2021
Oct 12, 2021 Oct 18, 2021 Nov 8, 2021
Nov 29, 2021 Oct 25, 2021 Nov 1, 2021 Nov 15, 2021
Dec 6, 2021 Nov 1, 2021 Nov 8, 2021 Nov 29, 2021
Jan 10, 2022
Jan 17, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
Nov 29, 2021 Dec 6, 2021 Jan 3, 2022
Orders can't be placed for these dates: January 31–February 20, 2022.
Feb 21, 2022
Feb 28, 2022
Mar 7, 2022
Mar 14, 2022
Mar 21, 2022
Jan 7, 2022 Jan 28, 2022 Feb 15, 2022
Apr 11, 2022
Apr 18, 2022
Apr 25, 2022
Feb 18, 2022 Feb 25, 2022 Apr 4, 2022

Score Release Dates

For schools testing September 2021 through January 2022:

  • Schools returning materials postmarked by November 2 should expect scores online for educators on November 30 and for students December 7–9.
  • Schools returning materials postmarked on or after November 3 should expect scores online on a weekly basis after the initial release in November.
  • Students should get scores online the week after educator scores are released.
  • Counselors and educators can access student scores and educator reporting online in the K–12 Reporting Portal on November 30. Students may access their scores online in their College Board student account on December 7–8.

For schools testing February through April 2022:

  • Schools testing in the early window from February 21–March 25, 2022 can expect scores online for educators one week after test date, beginning on March 8.
  • Schools testing in the April 13–April 29 window can expect scores online for educators May 10.
  • Students should get scores online the week after educator scores are released.