No, you will retest using the PERT.
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.
Each sub-test (i.e., reading, writing and mathematics) will be 30 questions.
It is estimated that students will take 45 minutes to complete each sub-test.
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).
Dual Enrolled students will take the PERT as of March 2011 forward.
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
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.
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, the Division of Florida Colleges will work with McCann Associates to identify concordant scores after the initial implementation is underway.
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.
- $15 charge, must be paid prior to taking the test to the cashier’s office on campus.
- A limited number of slots exist per campus, by appointment ONLY.
- The student must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.