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Testing dates for PSAT and SAT in spring 2017

Colorado 11th-graders will take the SAT for the first time in the spring of 2017. The testing dates for the 2017 exams are as follows:


  • Testing dates: April 11 or April 12
  • Make-up tests: April 25 or April 26


  • Testing date: April 11
  • Make-up test: April 25
  • Accommodation window: April 11-14

PSAT scores available to students

On June 3, 2016, PSAT 10 test results were available to be viewed in the College Board Student Portal. Students had the option to create a College Board account that will enable them to view scores, sign up for email reminders, and learn more about the journey to college. They can also sign up to receive free, interactive Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy and link their College Board and Khan Academy accounts to get personalized practice results. Free college planning information is also available on the College Board’s Big Future website.

Creating a College Board, Khan Academy, and/or Big Future account is optional for students. The Colorado Department of Education strongly recommends that students and parents review and discuss the terms and conditions and privacy policies of these organizations prior to creating an online account. If a student doesn’t want to create a college board account, paper reports will be mailed to schools over the summer so the student will receive their paper score report when they come back to school in the fall.


PSAT scores offer practice tools

Score reports available on June 3, 2016, provide insight into college readiness that can help students practice and prepare for the SAT as well as build a plan for the future.

  • The College Board account enables students to view their scores, sign up for e-mail reminders and learn more about college.
  • Students can link their College Board and Khan Academy accounts to get personalized practice based on their result to prepare for next year's SAT.
  • The Big Future website helps students with free college planning information.

About the Colorado PSAT 10 and SAT

In the spring of 2016, Colorado 10th-graders took the PSAT 10 for the first time, an exam that replaced the English language arts and math exams of the Colorado Measures of Academic Success. The PSAT is aligned to the Colorado Academic Standards and comes with a host of benefits, including test preparation for next year's SAT and scholarship opportunities.

In the spring of 2017, Colorado's 11th-graders will take the SAT for the first time, an exam that is accepted for admission and placement in all public colleges and universities in the state.


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