Understanding Results from the PSAT: A Parent Tutorial (Spanish)

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Understanding Results from the PSAT: A Parent Tutorial (Spanish)
TUTORIAL PARA LOS PADRES »
CÓMO INTERPRETAR LOS
RESULTADOS DEL PSAT/NMSQT , 2015
®
Un estudio de caso: Ima B. Informe
de resultados del PSAT/NMSQT®
de una estudiante
¿Cuáles son los resultados de Ima?
La puntuación de Redacción y Lectura basada en
evidencia de Ima es 380 y la de Matemáticas es
480. En Redacción y Lectura basada en evidencia,
la puntuación de Ima se acerca a las puntuaciones
de referencia (explicadas en el informe), pero aún
no está preparada para la universidad. Sin embargo,
en Matemáticas, Ima excede las puntuaciones de
referencia y va por buen camino para estar lista
para la universidad. Las calificaciones de esta
prueba, las de otras materias incluidas en esta
prueba y las de ciertas secciones pueden ayudar
a que Ima comprenda mejor las áreas en las que
debe seguir trabajando.
Dé un vistazo al ejemplo del informe de resultados de la estudiante
Ima B. que aparece a continuación y en la página siguiente. Use
la información correspondiente para interpretar el informe de
resultados del PSAT/NMSQT de su estudiante.
Your Evidence-Based
Reading and Writing Score
380 |
Your Nationally
Representative
18th
Your Total Score
860
Sample
Percentile
160
Your Math Score
480 |
320 to
| 1520
160 to
760
Your Nationally
Representative
760
Your scores indicate you are close
to being on track for college
readiness, but you need to continue to strengthen your skills.
Let’s get you back on track, so you
won’t have to take noncredit courses
in college. You have free, personalized recommendations waiting for you on khanacademy.org/sat.
28th
Sample
Percentile
Keep in mind,
the PSAT/NMSQT
and SAT are on
the same scale.
Your Nationally
Representative
47th
160 to
760
¿Cuáles son los percentiles de sus
resultados?
Sample
Percentile
160
760
®
You are on track for college
readiness.
Stay on track and continue your
progress. Start now with your free,
personalized recommendations waiting
for you on khanacademy.org/sat.
Your score shows you how you would have
scored that day on the SAT®.1 How well you do depends on what you do next!
The College and Career Readiness Benchmark
Reaching your grade-level Benchmark means that you are likely on track to be ready to succeed in select first-year, credit-bearing college courses.
Need to Strengthen Skills
Approaching Benchmark
Meet or Exceed Benchmark
*The red, yellow, and green ranges in the test scores and subscores reflect your areas of strengths and weaknesses compared to the typical performance of students in your grade.
Test Scores 8 to 38 range*
18
Subscores
6
Reading
8
38
20
Words in Context
1
15
6 Expression of Ideas
24.0 Math
8
38
8
15
7
38
¿Cómo le irá a Ima en el SAT®?
Command of Evidence
1
Writing and Language
8
1 to 15 range*
23
Cross-Test Scores
1
15
8 Standard English Conventions
38
1
8 to 38 range
19 Analysis in History/Social Studies
18 Analysis in Science
When you take tests more than once, your scores may differ slightly upon each testing occasion. This expected variation is considered your score range and reflects the range your scores will likely fall in upon retesting. For the PSAT/NMSQT® these ranges are approximately:
Total: Your score ± 40 points.
Section: Your score ± 30 points.
Test Scores and Cross-Test Scores: Your score ± 3 points.
Subscores: Your score ± 2 points.
15
9 Heart of Algebra
1
15
8 Problem Solving and Data Analysis
1
15
1
15
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12 13
14 15
Remember that you will receive scores in the same areas when you take the SAT.
1. Beginning in March 2016
Ima B. Student
John F. Kennedy High School, 123456, 2015, Grade 10, I.D. #24068907
Informe de resultados
El PSAT/NMSQT® y el SAT se califican sobre una
escala común; por consiguiente, si Ima se hubiera
presentado al SAT en lugar del PSAT/NMSQT en
la misma fecha de la prueba, hubiera recibido la
misma calificación. Para cuando Ima se presente
al SAT, posiblemente habrá seguido aprendiendo
en la escuela y también habrá practicado más. Los
resultados de su prueba PSAT/NMSQT pueden
ayudar a Ima a concentrar sus esfuerzos en la
preparatoria para estar mejor preparada para el SAT.
¿Cuáles son los rangos de sus resultados?
7 Passport to Advanced Math
1
Dado que Ima está en 10º grado, los percentiles
comparan sus calificaciones con las de todos
los estudiantes de 10º grado del país. Ima tuvo
iguales o mejores resultados en Redacción y
Lectura basada en evidencia que el 18 por ciento
de un grupo representativo de estudiantes de
segundo año de preparatoria a nivel nacional. En
Matemáticas, tuvo iguales o mejores resultados
que el 47 por ciento de un grupo representativo a
nivel nacional de estudiantes de segundo año de
preparatoria. Ima puede consultar otros percentiles
en su informe de resultados en línea.
Ninguna prueba mide con precisión lo que alguien
sabe y, además, hay muchos factores que pueden
afectar los resultados. Esa es la razón por la cual
quienes preparan los exámenes piensan en cada
calificación como un rango que incluye desde unos
pocos puntos por debajo a unos pocos puntos por
arriba del resultado obtenido.
¿Podrá Ima entrar al Programa de Becas
National Merit®?
National Merit Scholarship Corporation
Your NMSC Selection Index
*
National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) conducts the
National Merit® Scholarship Program, an academic
competition for recognition and college scholarships. To
designate students who qualify for recognition in its 2017
competition, NMSC will consider the 2015 PSAT/NMSQT®
Selection Index scores of some 1.5 million test-takers (usually
high school juniors) who meet program entry requirements.
For more information, please visit: www.nationalmerit.org.
Eligibility Information
You do not have a Selection Index because you lack a
Reading, Writing and Language, and/or Math Test score.
National Merit Scholarship Corporation
Attn: Scholarship Administration
1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200
Evanston, IL 60201-4897
*The asterisk (*) means you do not meet entry requirements
for the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. See your
responses to entry requirements to the right.
Include your name and home address along with your high
school name, address, and six-digit code number.
Ima tiene un Índice de Selección NMSC de 124 que es el
doble de la suma de sus calificaciones de las pruebas de
Lectura (18), Redacción y Lenguaje (20) y Matemáticas
(24). Este índice lo usa la National Merit Scholarship
Corporation para designar a los estudiantes que serán
aceptados en su Programa Nacional de Becas por Mérito.
Dado que en el caso de Ima aparece un asterisco al lado
de su resultado, significa que no cumple con los requisitos
para entrar en el programa. Sin embargo, incluso si Ima
cumpliera con los requisitos de entrada, es probable que
su resultado no le permita avanzar en la competencia por
las becas. Para más información sobre los requisitos de
entrada y sobre cómo funciona la competencia, consulte
la 2015 Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT (Guía
Oficial del Estudiante 2015 para el PSAT/NMSQT) o visite
www.nationalmerit.org.
(Information you provided on your answer sheet)
High school student:
NMSC uses a Selection Index based on PSAT/NMSQT
scores as an initial screen of students who enter its
scholarship programs. To calculate your Selection Index,
double the sum of of your Reading, Writing and
Language, and Math Test scores.
If any of your responses to NMSC’s “Entry Requirements”
questions (see right-hand column) are inaccurate or there
has been a change in plans that may affect program entry,
write immediately to:
Your score indicates that you are
already likely able to:
Entry Requirements
124
NOTE: Students leaving high school and entering college
in 2018 or later must take the PSAT/NMSQT again in their
3 rd year (junior year) of grades 9–12 to enter the National
Merit Scholarship Program.
YES
Year to complete high school and enroll full-time
in college:
2018
Years to be spent in grades 9–12:
4
U.S. Citizenship:
NO, but I am a U.S. lawful permanent resident
(or have applied for permanent residence, the
application for which has not been denied)
and I intend to become a U.S. citizen at the
earliest opportunity allowed by law.
Your Scores: Next Steps
Reading Test
18
Retain or add information or ideas to a piece of a
text to support claims or points in somewhat challenging text
Improve your skills by focusing on your ability to:
Retain or add information or ideas to a piece of text to support
claims or points in challenging text
Revise text as needed to improve the exactness or content
appropriateness of word choices within somewhat challenging texts
8 to 38
Revise somewhat challenging text to ensure that information is
presented in the most logical order
Use a variety of sentence structures to accomplish a rhetorical
purpose such as persuading an audience
Revise text as needed to improve the exactness or content
appropriateness of word choices within challenging texts
Writing and Language Test
Draw reasonable inferences and logical conclusions from challeng­
ing texts
Draw reasonable conclusions from somewhat challenging texts
Describe the overall structure of a somewhat challenging text
Identify claims and counterclaims explicitly stated in a somewhat
challenging passage
20
8 to 38
¿Cómo puede Ima mejorar sus destrezas académicas?
Analyze information presented quantitatively in such forms as
graphs, tables, and charts and relate that information to information
presented in somewhat challenging text
Tus resultados: Próximos pasos se basa en los resultados
de sus pruebas, y en las destrezas generales que entienden
los estudiantes con un desempeño similar. Ima puede ver en
qué destrezas tuvo un buen desempeño y en cuáles tiene
que mejorar. Ella puede ingresar en su cuenta para consultar
el informe completo en línea y ver las destrezas adicionales
y los pasos que puede seguir para mejorar. Ima también
puede enlazar su cuenta con Khan Academy® para recibir
recomendaciones de práctica personalizadas.
Determine how the selection of specific words shapes meaning and
tone in a challenging passage
Math Test
Interpret a linear inequality in one variable with rational coefficients
that represents a context. Select the equation of a line of best fit and
interpret the slope and intercept of the line in the context of the
situation (when a linear model is appropriate)
Interpret sample statistics understanding and using margin of error
Solve and interpret a quadratic function or equation that represents
a context and requires multiple steps
Calculate and interpret frequency distributions using tables and
other representational methods
Determine how a graph may be affected by a change to its equation
24.0
8 to 38
Determine the value of a constant or coefficient for an equation with
no solution or infinitely many solutions
Using a specified model, make a prediction and compare the
predicted values with the actual values in the data set
Within a context, compare the center of two separate data sets with
different spreads
Determine whether two events are independent given their
probabilities
Get more next steps online
studentscores.collegeboard.org
Your Question-Level Feedback
HOA, PAM
SCI
1
A
B
HOA, PAM
HSS
2
B
3
A
HOA, PAM
HSS
3
A
6
C
EOI, SEC
HSS
4
C
HOA, PAM
HSS
4
D
EOI, SEC
5
D
HOA, PAM
5
B
EOI, SEC
SCI
6
B
HOA, PAM
SCI
6
7
C
EOI, SEC
SCI
7
C
EOI, SEC
SCI
7
C
HOA, PAM
SCI
8
C
EOI, SEC
9
B
EOI, SEC
SCI
8
C
EOI, SEC
SCI
8
C
HOA, PAM
SCI
9
B
EOI, SEC
SCI
9
B
HOA, PAM
10
B
EOI, SEC
SCI
10
B
EOI, SEC
SCI
10
B
11
A
EOI, SEC
HSS
11
A
EOI, SEC
HSS
11
12
A
EOI, SEC
HSS
12
A
EOI, SEC
HSS
13
D
13
D
EOI, SEC
14
D
14
D
EOI, SEC
15
A
15
A
EOI, SEC
16
C
EOI, SEC
16
C
17
A
EOI, SEC
17
A
18
C
EOI, SEC
HSS
18
C
19
D
EOI, SEC
SCI
19
20
B
EOI, SEC
SCI
21
A
22
B
EOI, SEC
23
A
24
A
25
C
26
D
27
C
EOI, SEC
28
C
29
A
30
B
31
B
32
A
33
El informe de resultados está diseñado para que los
estudiantes lo usen con su cuadernillo de pruebas
PSAT/NMSQT. Este cuadernillo enlista todas las
respuestas de Ima y le permite ver la respuesta
correcta y el nivel de dificultad de cada pregunta.
Además, puede usar su informe de resultados en
línea para revisar las preguntas que contestó de
forma incorrecta o que omitió, y ver las explicaciones
detalladas que explican por qué sus respuestas fueron
correctas o incorrectas.
EOI, SEC
EOI, SEC
HSS
HSS
EOI, SEC
HOA, PAM
SCI
7
C
HOA, PAM
SCI
SCI
8
C
HOA, PAM
SCI
SCI
9
B
HOA, PAM
HOA, PAM
SCI
10
B
HOA, PAM
SCI
A
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HSS
11
A
HOA, PAM
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12
A
HOA, PAM
HSS
12
A
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13
D
HOA, PAM
13
D
HOA, PAM
14
D
HOA, PAM
15
A
HOA, PAM
16
C
A
B
HSS
14
7
HOA,
PAM
15
8
HOA,
PAM
16
4.5 or
9/2
HOA,
PAM
17
1000
HOA,
PAM
HOA, PAM
17
A
HOA, PAM
EOI, SEC
HSS
18
C
HOA, PAM
HSS
D
EOI, SEC
SCI
19
D
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SCI
20
B
EOI, SEC
SCI
20
B
HOA, PAM
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21
A
EOI, SEC
21
A
HOA, PAM
SCI
22
B
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22
B
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EOI, SEC
SCI
23
A
EOI, SEC
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23
A
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EOI, SEC
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24
A
EOI, SEC
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24
A
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25
C
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25
C
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EOI, SEC
26
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EOI, SEC
26
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27
C
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27
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32
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33
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34
C
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35
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36
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37
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38
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39
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EOI, SEC
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41
A
42
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43
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44
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45
D
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C
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41
A
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42
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43
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Correct
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Unscorable
Easy
Medium
Hard
Subscore:
COE
WIC
EOI
SEC
HOA
PSD
PAM
Command of Evidence
Words in Context
Expression of Ideas
Standard English Conventions
Heart of Algebra
Problem Solving and Data Analysis
Passport to Advanced Math
Cross-Test Score:
HSS
SCI
Analysis in History/Social Studies
Analysis in Science
HSS
EOI, SEC
D
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PAM
SCI
Key:
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Cross-Test
Score
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Subscore
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B
Difficulty
B
Informe de resultados
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B
HSS
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Your Answer
¿Qué puede Ima aprender de sus respuestas?
EOI, SEC
B
D
HOA, PAM
D
Correct
Como estudiante de segundo año de preparatoria,
Ima debería comenzar a planear cuándo se presentará
al SAT. La mayoría de los estudiantes se presentan al
SAT por primera vez en el primer año de preparatoria.
Al planear ahora, Ima se puede asegurar de que ha
practicado para el SAT durante un tiempo adecuado.
Puede aprovechar los recursos de práctica si visita
studentscores.collegeboard.org.
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Score
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¿Cuándo debe presentarse IMA al SAT?
Your Answer
A
2
¿Cuáles son los próximos pasos de Ima?
En la sección Recibe más pasos en línea, la búsqueda
de Ima es dirigida a studentscores.collegeboard.org
donde verá cómo prepararse para el SAT y podrá
consultar su potencial para participar en el desafiante
trabajo de los cursos AP®.
Writing and Language
1
Informe de resultados
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Question #
Reading
Cross-Test
Score
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