Ordering Tests

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Schools and districts order all PSAT-related assessments on our test ordering site. The easy-to-use site walks users through a streamlined ordering process and provides up-to-date statuses for all orders on a single dashboard.

Our test ordering site opens in early June. Please check this page for more up-to-date information and look for emails when ordering is open.

Borrowing Tests

Schools and districts must officially order PSAT 8/9 test materials to get score reports after testing. Ordering reflects that your school has been approved for testing, that we have your correct mailing and contact information, and that your school has the correct materials to fairly administer tests.

Borrowing and lending is allowed for some test administrations, but schools using only borrowed materials won't get score reports.

Getting Access

Look for your access code in the registration announcement mailed to each school's principal in May. Contact us if you're not on our mailing list.

Schools also need a College Board code to order the PSAT 8/9. Look up your school code.

When you sign in, you'll be able to:

  • Order standard test books
  • Order accommodated test formats (for students with disabilities)
  • Request additional coordinator manuals

2020-21 Test Dates

Schools and districts choose a date to offer the PSAT 8/9. Testing is available during:

  • September 21, 2020–March 26, 2021*
  • April 13-30, 2021

*Orders can't be placed between January 30–February 21, 2021.

View all dates.

Fees

Fees are paid by schools. The cost to a student may be different if the school covers all or part of the cost. Students should check with their school to find out their test fees.

The 2020-21 fee for PSAT 8/9 test books is $13 each.

See more information on fees

Extra Score Reports and Labels

You'll receive one free paper score report per student and can print score reports and labels through the roster report in the K–12 score reporting portal.

Test Formats for Students with Disabilities

After consulting with the SSD coordinator, test coordinators order accommodated test formats for students who need them.

Students don't need to have College Board approval to use accommodated test materials when they take the PSAT 8/9. Note that students who use accommodations to take the PSAT 8/9 will be required to apply for College Board approval to use accommodations when they take other College Board assessments, including, but not limited to, the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and AP Exams.

The following formats can be ordered online:

  • Braille
  • Large-print
  • MP3 files
  • Reader's script

Learn more about students with disabilities and the PSAT 8/9

District Ordering

Districts can sign in to the ordering website to choose test dates and order standard test materials for their schools. The site supports communications between districts and their schools, automatically notifying schools when districts place orders, providing an easy way for schools to request order changes from their districts, and enabling districts to send bulk emails to their schools.

Get more information for districts