All-School Test Administrations

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, will be All-School Test Day at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

First period classes will not meet on October 19.  Students are expected to arrive at their testing locations by 8:30 a.m.  Students will be dismissed from school at 1:20 p.m.

Your student will take one of the following exams:

FRESHMEN will take the PSAT 8/9 Test.  Results from the PSAT 8/9 test will aid course recommendation for the next school year.  This test also allows freshmen the opportunity to preview the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and PSAT 10 exams. Please see the reverse side of this mailing for more information about PSAT 8/9, or visit

SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS will take the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) Test.  The PSAT exam is part of the qualification process for the National Merit and the National Achievement programs.  It also identifies students with the potential to be successful in Advanced Placement (AP) courses.  Students will receive a score report that will assess their verbal, math, and writing skills.  The report will also provide personalized feedback to aid in the improvement of your student’s academic achievement. Please see the reverse side of this mailing for more information about the PSAT, or visit

            SENIORS do not have a formal day of attendance on Wednesday, October 19, 2016.  However, several opportunities will be available to help them prepare for graduation and college.  One option is to make arrangements for visits to colleges/universities.  Seniors who are not visiting a college or university are strongly encouraged to make appointments with the counselors in H-F’s Guidance Department.