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1 P.E.R.T.

2 Postsecondary Education Readiness Test

3 What is the P.E.R.T.? P.E.R.T. has taken the place of the previous Common Placement Test (CPT). Used by all 28 Florida colleges – Determine whether or not a student is ready for college level courses – P.E.R.T. began in October 2010

4 Chain of Lakes (COL) Unweighted GPA: 3.0 Pass ALL 3 sections of the P.E.R.T. Tier 1 - Pass all 3 sections of P.E.R.T & 3.0 GPA Tier 2 - Pass 2 of the 3 sections of P.E.R.T. & 3.0 GPA

5 Background of readiness testing http://www.fldoe.org/fcs/OSAS/Evaluations/pdf/Zoom2010-03.pdf

6 What does P.E.R.T. assess? Reading – Takes approximately 1 hour to complete Writing – Takes approximately 30 minutes to complete Math – Takes approximately 30 minutes to complete Each section has 30 questions!

7 Reading Score needed to pass: 106 – Passing score increased from 104 to 106 in October 2013 Information below came from PSC Placement Evaluation Chart PERT ReadingSAT Critical Reading ACT ReadingCourse Placement 50-83200-439 *must take PERT 00-18 *must take PERT Remedial Level I 84-105Remedial Level 2 106-150440-80019-36College Level

8 Reading Assessment Information came from PERT Study Guide

9 Sample reading questions from study guide

10 Writing Score needed to pass: 103 – Passing score increased from 99-103 in October 2013 Information below came from PSC Placement Evaluation Chart PERT WritingSAT Critical Reading ACT EnglishCourse Placement 50-89 200-439 *must take PERT 00-16 *must take PERT Remedial Level 1 90-102Remedial Level 2 103-150440-80017-36College Level

11 Writing Assessment

12 Sample writing questions from study guide

13 Math Score needed to pass: 114 – P assing score increased from 113-114 in October 2013 Information below came from PSC Placement Evaluation Chart PERT MathSAT MathACT MathCourse Placement 50-95200-439 *must take PERT 00-18 *must take PERT Remedial Level 1 96-113Remedial Level 2 114-122440-49919-20Elective – College Level Intermediate Algebra 123-150500-80021-36College Level - College Algebra

14 Math Assessment

15 Sample math questions from study guide

16 P.E.R.T. Scores This information came from the FLDOE website.

17 How many times can you take the P.E.R.T.? Unlimited HOWEVER…… After 3 attempts, you must take a remedial course before you can retake the P.E.R.T. – P.E.R.T. #1@ PPCA May 27, 2015 – P.E.R.T. #2 @ PPCAOctober (ish) 2015 – P.E.R.T. #3Students will need to take at PSC

18 Math Readiness statistics

19 Math Readiness by age

20 Reading Readiness Statistics

21 Writing Readiness Statistics

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23 P.E.R.T. Resources FLDOE study guide on PPCA website P.E.R.T. workbook from Books a Million www.virtualnerd.com www.number2.com www.march2success.com www.collegeboard.org www.ihatemath.com http://www.varsitytutors.com/practice-tests www.actstudent.org/onlineprep/ – ($21.95 for one year)

24 Books A Million…. Books below

25 www.virtualnerd.com

26 Virtual Nerd cont….. FREE

27 www.number2.com FREEFREE Add Mrs. Tapp as your coach

28 www.i-hate-math.com

29 www.pertfreetestpractice.com

30 http://www.varsitytutors.com/practice -tests

31 www.actstudent.org/onlineprep $21.95 for one year

32 www.homeworksimplified.com FREE

33 www.collegeboard.org

34 CollegeBoard cont….. FREE

35 P.E.R.T. app $9.99 on iTunes

36 Advice from students… Even though you have multiple times to take the test, study really hard the first time so you can pass it and not have to worry about taking it again. -Let them know, not to take studying as a joke, they need to do it!

37 Don’t Wait…. Begin studying NOW!!! What your student puts into this, they will get out of it!!

38 True story…. Reading score 99 to 121 (22 point gain) Writing score 95 to 119 (24 point gain) HOW… – Studied every night for 1 hour!!! – Utilized resources given

39 Chain of Lakes (COL) Unweighted GPA: 3.0 Pass ALL 3 sections of the P.E.R.T. Tier 1 - Pass all 3 sections of P.E.R.T & 3.0 GPA Tier 2 - Pass 2 of the 3 sections of P.E.R.T. & 3.0 GPA


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