Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
SharePoint

pert_faq

Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
  
  
Answer/Content
  
  
  
TESTING PLACEMENT TABLE- view cut-off scores and appropriate course placement for all test types.
Yes
1
  
No, you will retest using the PERT.
Yes
2
  
Yes, the CPT will continue to be an authorized placement assessment as well as SAT and ACT, as indicated in State Board Rule 6A-10.0315, F.A.C.
Yes
3
  
Each sub-test (i.e., reading, writing and mathematics) will be 30 questions.
Yes
4
  
It is estimated that students will take 45 minutes to complete each sub-test.
Yes
5
  
Currently, EAP placement procedures are determined by the college and this is expected to continue. EAP students who have taken the LOEP exam will advance to the PERT in accordance with established EAP procedures (PERT replaces the CPT).
Yes
6
  
Dual Enrolled students will take the PERT as of March 2011 forward.
Yes
7
  
No, students should be required to spend time reflecting on their test results and preparing for the re-take. It’s recommended that students wait  a period of 24 hours between administrations to do remediation before retaking the PERT
Yes
8
  
The high schools have been authorized by the State and Broward College to administer the CPT during this academic year. Any updates for next year will be placed on this site.
Yes
9
  
The Department’s Division of Public Schools is researching the feasibility of high schools serving as authorized testing sites. Once high schools are deemed ready to administer computer-based tests, it is anticipated that the Department will authorize them as PERT sites.
Yes
10
  
Yes, the Division of Florida Colleges will work with McCann Associates to identify concordant scores after the initial implementation is underway.
Yes
12
  

​YES. Broward College offers the PERT as an option designed to meet the Algebra 1 EOC Assessment requirement prior to the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year.

  • The test can only be taken one time—no repeats.
  • A limited number of slots exist per campus, by appointment ONLY.
  • The student must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Yes
14