Every student can take the **PERT test as many times as they want to**. The first attempt is free of charge and every subsequent retest will cost $4 per attempt. If a student wants to retake the PERT they must wait 14 days before being allowed another attempt.

## Can I take the pert instead of the SAT?

**Official SAT, ACT, and ACCUPLACER scores may be substituted** for all or part of the PERT. These score must be college level and less than two years old at the time of term registration.

## Does everyone take the PERT test?

Typically, **all Florida students take the PERT test when they are in grade 11**. College students who have not taken the exam previously do so prior to enrolling in classes. However, some students may not need to take the PERT exams.

### How do I prepare for the PERT test?

The best preparation for the PERT includes **taking practice tests and working on areas of weakness**. Be sure to use practice materials that have a variety of question types and that cover all kinds of questions you might find on the actual PERT.

### Is PERT math hard?

How hard is the PERT test? The **PERT test can be hard**, so it’s important to prepare. Although it’s not a pass/fail test, students who do well can skip remedial courses and save money and time, so the stakes are high. Scores range from 50 to 150, and math is generally considered to be the hardest section of the test.

### What PERT score do you need for college algebra?

Individuals who earn a score of **114-122** can enroll in Intermediate Algebra, a college-level math class. Scores of 123 or more increase the number of mathematics courses a student is eligible to take. Students who score below 114 must take developmental education or remedial courses.

### How many questions do you need to pass the PERT?

Each section on the exam is scored on a scale of 50 to 150. In order to do well, a student will need to score at least a **114 on the math section**, a 106 on the reading section and a 103 on the writing section of the exam.

### Is the PERT test all multiple choice?

Take all the time you need to complete the test as thoroughly and accurately as you can. **The test will be presented entirely in multiple choice format**, and is administered digitally. As stated above, the PERT exam splits off into three core subjects.

### Can I retake the PERT test?

Retaking the PERT Test

Individuals may take the test during high school or when applying to college. **Taking the test again is typically allowed**, although local school districts and colleges set their own regulations for retakes.

### How long do pert scores last?

The PERT is required for students who have not started instruction using the ACCUPLACER (CPT) for placement purposes. Scores are valid for only **two years**.

### What score do you need to pass the pert?

Currently, a score of **at least 114 is required on the Math section** in order to skip basic and remedial classes, while a student will need to achieve a 103 on the Writing section as well as a 106 in Reading in order to qualify for regular freshman level English classes.

### How difficult is the PERT test?

How hard is the PERT test? The **PERT test can be hard**, so it’s important to prepare. Although it’s not a pass/fail test, students who do well can skip remedial courses and save money and time, so the stakes are high. Scores range from 50 to 150, and math is generally considered to be the hardest section of the test.

### What type of math is on the PERT test?

The mathematical part of the PERT test consists of three parts: **pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry**. It is not allowed to use the calculator in the test, but it will be provided to test-takers as a pop-up in questions that require the calculator.

### How do I find out my pert score?

**Contact the Admission and Registrar’s office** and let them know you took PERT at another school. The scores must be less than two years from the start of classes. Email [email protected] with the school name, your information and the date you took the PERT.

### Whats the highest score you can get on the PERT test?

PERT system scoring

You will receive a scaled score for three PERT subtests. The lowest score you can get on the PERT subtest is 50, while the highest score is **150**.

### What is a good score on college placement test?

Each university determines what constitutes a “good” ACCUPLACER test score. Given that, our general advice is that you should aim for a score **at least a 237 or higher**.

### What happens if I fail the PERT test?

Can a student fail P.E.R.T.? No, **a student cannot fail the P.E.R.T.** The purpose of the P.E.R.T. is to guide accurate course placement based on the student’s skills and abilities. Test scores are used to determine whether a student is ready for college-level coursework.

### What is a good PSAT score?

Most high school students take the PSAT in Grade 10 or 11, or sometimes twice, once in each grade. Overall, good PSAT scores are usually **between 950 to 1060**. A good PSAT math score is between 500-550, and a good reading and writing score is between 500-550.

### What kind of questions are on the PERT test?

**PERT Exam Overview**

- linear equations, linear inequalities, literal equation, and quadratic formulas.
- simultaneous linear equations with two variables.
- evaluating algebraic expressions.
- translating between lines and inspecting equations on coordinate planes.
- dividing by binomials and monomials.

### Is the math placement test timed?

The Math Placement Test consists of 67 questions covering arithmetic, algebra I, algebra II, and trigonometry. It is **a timed test**. … Current students who are not part of orientation may take the exam on-line, once per semester.

### Do you need to study for the pert?

You will want to use **quality study materials** and verify your readiness for the PERT by taking PERT practice tests. You can find links above to practice test study guides that cover all subjects included on the PERT: Mathematics, Reading, and Writing.

### Can u use a calculator on the PERT test?

Are students allowed to use calculators? **Students are not allowed to use personal or school-provided calculators** while taking P.E.R.T. An on-screen calculator will appear within the testing window of the mathematics subtest for specific questions.