~ Current college students in one of Florida's community-state colleges who want to retake
the PERT test to earn a higher score and place into college-level courses.
~ Florida public high school students with FCAT scores below level 5
~ Students planning to pursue dual enrollment at a Florida accredited college
~ Students transferring from a private middle or high school to a Florida public high school
Note: Students who attended a Florida high school for all 4 years and graduated in 2007 or
later do not need to take the PERT test (it's optional).
Though the PERT test may not seem as important, this is very far from the truth. Where you start your
college education usually determine how fast you earn your degree. The PERT test is the main factor.
used to determine your starting point in college.
Below are the PERT test scores that'll keep you from having to take several extra remedial classes in
high school and college.
Source - PERT Practice Test: Reading and Writing
* Be aware of these scores, especially in math, where over 80% of students test below the.acceptable
level and are required to take two or more extra remedial math classes!.
Practicing For the PERT Test is Your
Best Way to Achieve Success.
The key to earning a great score on the PERT is preparation. Considering the importance of the PERT
test, you have made a great start by finding the information to help you prepare for your test day.
As you embark upon your practice, there are three main types of PERT practice tests you will
experience during your practice: insufficient, inconsistent or comprehensive.
Below outlines these three types of PERT practice tests.
~ An insufficient practice gives an incomplete practice that usually provides a small number of practice
questions and / or gives questions that may not relate directly to the questions tested on the PERT.
~ An inconsistent practice provides practice questions in a scattered pattern questions usually skip from
one topic to another without.any organized pattern. In this format, many key questions may.be
missed along the way.
~ A comprehensive PERT practice test usually offers an extensive number of questions and / or text that
cover 2 or 3 remedial course sequence. With this practice it may be difficult to determine the specific
types of.questions that are tested on the PERT test.
With this guide in mind, you should carefully look at the type of PERT practice test you are using to
understand your best choice for a complete.practice in each subtest area based on your needs.
We hope this helps with your practice for the PERT and we wish you all the best with your practicing.