ERIC Number: ED562814
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
Relationships between PSAT/NMSQT® Scores and Academic Achievement in High School. Research Report No. 2006-6
Milewski, Glenn B.; Sawtell, Ellen A.
This study investigated relationships between scores on the verbal, mathematics, and writing sections of the PSAT/NMSQT and the following indicators of academic achievement in high school: years of study, participation in specific math and English language arts courses, high school grade point average, academic intensity, and participation and performance in AP courses. The results showed that there are moderate to strong relationships between indicators of academic achievement and PSAT/NMSQT scores. Two appendices are included: (1) Mean Verbal, Mathematics, Writing, and Composite PSAT/NMSQT® Scores by Intended College Major; and (2) Number and Percent of Test-Takers by Years of Study Within an Academic Area.
Descriptors: High School Students, College Entrance Examinations, Scores, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Verbal Tests, Mathematics Tests, Writing Tests, Advanced Placement Programs, Grade Point Average, Grades (Scholastic), Student Participation, Secondary School Mathematics, English Curriculum
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: College Board
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test; Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test