Historical State-by-state Semifinalist Cutoffs

(Data fromĀ here.)

Qualifying scores for semifinalists (2012 PSAT test-takers):

Alabama 211
Alaska 212
Arizona 214
Arkansas 205
California 223
Colorado 215
Connecticut 221
Delaware 218
District of Columbia 224
Florida 214
Georgia 217
Hawaii 215
Idaho 211
Illinois 216
Indiana 215
Iowa 210
Kansas 216
Kentucky 211
Louisiana 209
Maine 215
Maryland 223
Massachusetts 224
Michigan 210
Minnesota 215
Mississippi 207
Missouri 213
Montana 207
Nebraska 209
Nevada 212
New Hampshire 214
New Jersey 224
New Mexico 210
New York 219
North Carolina 215
North Dakota 204
Ohio 215
Oklahoma 210
Oregon 218
Pennsylvania 217
Rhode Island 216
South Carolina 210
South Dakota 206
Tennessee 212
Texas 219
Utah 208
Vermont 217
Virginia 222
Washington 220
West Virginia 203
Wisconsin 210
Wyoming 203

International: 224
U.S. Territories 203
Boarding Schools:
New England: 224
Mid-Atlantic: 224
Midwest: 219
Southeast: 217
West: 223

Commended: 203

Qualifying scores for semifinalists (2011 PSAT test-takers):

Alabama 209
Alaska 204
Arizona 212
Arkansas 202
California 220
Colorado 212
Connecticut 218
Delaware 215
District of Columbia 221
Florida 211
Georgia 214
Hawaii 211
Idaho 207
Illinois 213
Indiana 211
Iowa 207
Kansas 212
Kentucky 208
Louisiana 209
Maine 210
Maryland 219
Massachusetts 221
Michigan 207
Minnesota 213
Mississippi 204
Missouri 210
Montana 203
Nebraska 207
Nevada 208
New Hampshire 211
New Jersey 221
New Mexico 208
New York 215
North Carolina 213
North Dakota 200
Ohio 212
Oklahoma 206
Oregon 213
Pennsylvania 214
Rhode Island 211
South Carolina 208
South Dakota 204
Tennessee 210
Texas 216
Utah 205
Vermont 214
Virginia 217
Washington 216
West Virginia 200
Wisconsin 207
Wyoming 200

International 221
Boarding Schools 214-221
New England Boarding Schools 221
U.S. Territories 200

Commended 200

Qualifying scores for semifinalists (2010 PSAT test-takers):

Alabama 211
Alaska 212
Arizona 213
Arkansas 205
California 221
Colorado 215
Connecticut 220
Delaware 217
District of Columbia 223
Florida 214
Georgia 218
Hawaii 216
Idaho 211
Illinois 216
Indiana 214
Iowa 210
Kansas 214
Kentucky 212
Louisiana 209
Maine 212
Maryland 221
Massachusetts 223
Michigan 210
Minnesota 215
Mississippi 205
Missouri 213
Montana 209
Nebraska 209
Nevada 209
New Hampshire 216
New Jersey 223
New Mexico 210
New York 219
North Carolina 217
North Dakota 204
Ohio 214
Oklahoma 209
Oregon 216
Pennsylvania 215
Rhode Island 213
South Carolina 211
South Dakota 206
Tennessee 214
Texas 219
Utah 208
Vermont 217
Virginia 220
Washington 220
West Virginia 204
Wisconsin 209
Wyoming 204

International 223
New England Boarding Schools 223

Commended 202

Qualifying scores for semifinalists (2009 PSAT test-takers):

Alabama 210
Alaska 214
Arizona 209
Arkansas 203
California 219
Colorado 212
Connecticut 219
Delaware 215
District of Columbia 223
Florida 210
Georgia 215
Hawaii 215
Idaho 208
Illinois 214
Indiana 212
Iowa 209
Kansas 211
Kentucky 208
Louisiana 210
Maine 213
Maryland 220
Massachusetts 223
Michigan 209
Minnesota 213
Mississippi 205
Missouri 210
Montana 208
Nebraska 210
Nevada 208
New Hampshire 214
New Jersey 221
New Mexico 206
New York 217
North Carolina 214
North Dakota 202
Ohio 212
Oklahoma 206
Oregon 215
Pennsylvania 216
Rhode Island 211
South Carolina 208
South Dakota 205
Tennessee 212
Texas 215
Utah 203
Vermont 212
Virginia 218
Washington 218
West Virginia 202
Wisconsin 209
Wyoming 202

International 223
New England Boarding Schools 223

Commended 201

Qualifying scores for semifinalists (2008 PSAT test-takers):

Alabama 208
Alaska 211
Arizona 210
Arkansas 203
California 218
Colorado 213
Connecticut 218
Delaware 219
District of Columbia 221
Florida 211
Georgia 214
Hawaii 214
Idaho 209
Illinois 214
Indiana 211
Iowa 209
Kansas 211
Kentucky 209
Louisiana 207
Maine 213
Maryland 221
Massachusetts 221
Michigan 209
Minnesota 215
Mississippi 203
Missouri 211
Montana 204
Nebraska 207
Nevada 202
New Hampshire 213
New Jersey 221
New Mexico 208
New York 218
North Carolina 214
North Dakota 202
Ohio 211
Oklahoma 207
Oregon 213
Pennsylvania 214
Rhode Island 217
South Carolina 211
South Dakota 205
Tennessee 213
Texas 216
Utah 206
Vermont 213
Virginia 218
Washington 217
West Virginia 203
Wisconsin 207
Wyoming 201

New England/Mid Atlantic Boarding Schools 221
International 221

Commended 201

Earlier data not currently available.
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