Did you know...First time college students entering a college-credit program are required to take the ACT, SAT or PERT exam.
The Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS)
The CASAS exam is intended for students whose native language is not English. It measures students' English skills in:
Who Should Take the CASAS Test?
The state of Florida requires students to take admissions or placement tests before entering a program. The test you take depends on the program you wish to enter. The CASAS meets the state's requirements for students entering an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program. You should take the test if you are entering the ESOL Program as a U.S. citizen or resident alien.
CASAS is not an admissions test.
Seminole State uses your CASAS score to:
What Should I Do If I Haven't Taken the CASAS?
You can take the CASAS exam year-round on any Seminole State campus. Please click your preferred testing location for exam hours:
What should I bring on the day of the test?
Prior to taking any examination, you will need to present a current, valid and original photo ID with a signature is required prior to taking any examination, e.g., Driver’s license (U.S. only), official Florida ID, high school ID or passport. If your photo ID does not include a signature, a second ID is required with your name and signature, e.g., social security card, voter's registration card, credit card or debit card. The PERT is "only" administered to Seminole State students and is on a computer. Paper and pencil will be provided for the math portion so you can work out your answers.
How Can I Learn More About the CASAS?
For more information on the CASAS exam, speak with a Seminole State academic counselor or call Seminole State's ESOL Student Services Department at:
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