If you plan on utilizing the testing center on Saturdays* or after 6 p.m. on weeknights, testing fees must be paid by credit card, money order or check.
*Saturday testing is available only in D-108 on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus.
All degree-seeking, first-time-in-college, college-credit and certificate-seeking students whose degree or certificate program is 12 or more credits must take the PERT. Such students may not register for any credit course at Seminole State until they have a set of complete scores on file.
This includes student in the following groups:
All Seminole State students who studied ESOL in high school or studied part of high school in a country where English is not the only official language are required to:
Note: To place in ENC 1101 (English I), you must score equal to or better than an 83 on both the Reading Skills and the Sentence Skills portions of the ACCUPLACER/CPT.
Required developmental writing and reading courses (or required EAP courses, if applicable) must be completed prior to entering English I and/or any Gordon Rule course(s).
|Reading Skills Score||82 or below||PERT required|
|> 83||No developmental reading required|
|Sentence Skills Score||82 or below||PERT required|
No developmental writing required.
MATHEMATICS PLACEMENT SCORES
|Elementary Algebra Score|
|71 or below||PERT required|
|72 - 120||Use College Level Math (CLM) score below. If no CLM score is available, then
MAT 1033: Intermediate Algebra
|Arithmetic Skills Score||74 or below||PERT required|
|75 - 120||MAT 0057: Pre-College Mathematics|
|College Level Math
|20 - 39||MAT 1033: Intermediate Algebra or ACCUPLACER scores|
|40 - 62||MAC 1105: College Algebra, or
MGF 1106: College Mathematics, or
MGF 1107: Liberal Arts Math, or
STA 2023: Statistical Methods I
|63 - 96||MAC 1140*: Pre-Calculus Algebra, or
MAC 1114*: Trigonometry, or
MAC 2233*: Concepts of Calculus
|97-120||MAC 2311*: Analytic Geometry and Calculus|
Recommended score of 70 for MAC 1147: Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry
MAC 1147: Pre-CalCulus with Trigonometry
Information, practice exams and other resources are available on the PERT Practice Web page.
Placement test are offered on a walk-in basis at any Seminole State Assessment and Testing Center for non-Seminole State students. Please click your preferred testing location for exam hours:
Download the PERT Refresh materials for more information about test offered at the Seminole State testing centers. The Academic Success Center offers additional PERT Skills Refresh Resources for Seminole State students.
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 (e.g., passport, driver’s license or state-issued ID card). 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 registration card, credit card or debit card). Placement testing is administered on a computer. Paper and pencil will be provided for the math portion so you can work out your answers.
*Prices are subject to change. Payments are accepted in the form of credit card, check or money order. No cash accepted at the Testing Centers.
For more information on the ACCUPLACER or PERT exam: