8th grade students will take the PSAT 8/9 March 22. The PSAT 8/9 is a practice college entrance exam offered to eighth and ninth grade students. The purpose of the PSAT 8/9 is to establish a starting point in terms of college readiness as students transition to high school. Students will get test scores for Reading, Writing, and Math. Students will gain insight into the subject areas where they need to make the most improvement before taking the college entrance exam.