Test Day Procedures

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Everything you need to run a smooth test day is included in the supervisor manual. This manual will be mailed to test coordinators before the test, and is also available below.

The supervisor manual includes:

  • Directions proctors must read—without deviation—to students
  • A standard section timing chart
  • Instructions for how to handle irregularities such as those with test materials, student behavior, testing environment, or timing

Download the Supervisor Manual

 

Supervisor Manual for the 2017-18 PSAT 8/9

Detailed procedures to follow before, during, and after the PSAT 8/9 administration. Includes security requirements, testing room procedures, test scripts, and instructions for returning materials.

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Emergency Closings

Contact us to make alternate testing plans if you have to cancel the test because of unexpected problems including bad weather, widespread illness, or building issues.

Administering Tests with Accommodations

Instructions for delivering the test to students with disabilities, including a section timing chart for extended-time testing, are available in the supervisor manual.

Students with disabilities taking the PSAT 8/9 do not need approval from the College Board to test with accommodations. Learn more about the PSAT 8/9 and students with disabilities.

Next Step: Return Answer Sheets

You’ll need to return completed answer sheets to the College Board as soon as possible. Find out what else you need to do after test day.