Past PSAT Curves

Here are the past PSAT curves from two released exams. If you’re interested in calculating your scores based on a practice exam, check out the PSAT Score Calculator.

Note that the PSAT 10 and the PSAT are the same test, curved the same way, and therefore comparable.

PSAT Math Curves

Because two math questions were faulty on the Oct. 19, 2016 exam, its curve is an anomaly and we do not take it into account.

Raw ScoreTest 1Test 2PSAT 10
2016
Oct 15
2016
48760760760760
47760750750760
46750740740750
45750740740750
44740730730740
43740710710730
42730700700720
41730680680710
40720670670690
39710650650680
38690640640660
37680630630650
36670620620630
35650610610620
34640600600610
33630590590600
32620580580590
31610570570580
30600570570570
29590560560560
28580550550550
27580540540540
26570540540530
25560530530520
24550520520510
23540510510500
22530500500490
21520490490480
20510480480470
19500470470460
18490460460450
17480450450440
16470440440430
15460430430410
14440420420400
13430410410390
12420400400380
11400380380360
10390370370350
9370350350330
8360340340320
7340320320300
6320310310280
5290290290260
4270260260240
3240240240210
2210210210190
1190190190170
0160160160160

PSAT Reading Curves

To get your total evidence-based reading and writing score (160-760), add your reading score (8-38) and your writing score (8-38) and multiply the result by 10.

Raw ScoreTest 1Test 2PSAT 10
2016
Oct 15
2016
Oct 19
2016
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463838383837
453737373737
443736363736
433636363635
423535353535
413435353534
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393334343333
383233333232
373232323132
363132323131
353131313030
343031312930
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312929292828
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212323232223
202322222222
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182221212121
172121212020
162120201920
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142019191819
131918181818
121918181717
111817171717
101817171616
91716161616
81616161516
71615151515
61514141414
51413131313
41212121212
31111111111
21010101010
199999
088888

PSAT Writing Curves

To get your total evidence-based reading and writing score (160-760), add your reading score (8-38) and your writing score (8-38) and multiply the result by 10.

Raw ScoreTest 1Test 2PSAT 10
2016
Oct 15
2016
Oct 19
2016
443838383838
433738383738
423737373737
413636363636
403535353536
393434343435
383333333334
373233333333
363232323233
353131313132
343031313131
333030303031
322929293030
312929292930
302828282929
292828282829
282727272828
272727272728
262626262727
252526262627
242525252626
232424242526
222424242525
212323232425
202223232424
192122222323
182121212222
172020202222
162020202121
151919192020
141818181919
131818181818
121717171818
111616161717
101616161616
91515151515
81514141515
71414141414
61413131313
51313131313
41212121212
31111111111
21010101010
199999
088888