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Homeschooled Students: PSAT/NMSQT 2022 Instructions & AP Exam Information

Students who are homeschooled may be able to take some types of exams or tests at HEB ISD schools. See each section below for more information:


PSAT/NMSQT 2022 Instructions for Homeschool Students

The PSAT/NMSQT will be administered on October 12, 2022.  The PSAT/NMSQT is available for homeschooled students eligible to attend school in HEB ISD. Contact the Counseling Office at your local high school to register and pay for the PSAT no later than October 3rd, 2022. The supply of PSAT Exams is limited and no late registrations will be available.


AP Exam information for Homeschool Students

The deadline for requesting to test at an HEB ISD school is Friday, October 7, 2022. The deadline for paying for the exam is Wednesday, November 2.

For homeschooled students, or if you go to a school that doesn’t administer AP Exams, you’ll need to arrange to take exams at a local school that does administer them.

For full details, please visit the College Board/ AP webpage titled "I’m homeschooled. How can I take an AP Exam?"

For your convenience, we have copied some of the information from the College Board/AP website below:

Your first step is to search the AP Course Ledger. The AP Course Ledger is the official, up-to-date, comprehensive list of schools that have passed the AP Course Audit. You can search by country, state/province, or city to find a school where you might be able to test. After finding schools near you that offer the course or courses you want to take exams for, do an internet search for the school’s main phone number. Then call and ask to speak with the school’s AP coordinator to ask if the school is allowing homeschooled students to test there this year.

Look for and contact schools as early in the school year as possible. Note that schools may have their own local deadlines and policies for receiving requests from outside students to test at their school, so you’ll want to give yourself as much time as possible to contact schools. Updates will be made to the AP Course Ledger for 2022-2023 in November, so if you still need to find possible schools, you can check the Ledger again in November to see if any schools in your area were added.