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By time our seniors graduate, they should be academically prepared to pursue their future plans. Whether that plan takes them to the military, the workplace, a technical program, or a two year or four year school, the better prepared they are, the more options they will have.
For the Class of 2020 and beyond, this means they are “college-ready.” That is, they have earned minimum scores on SAT, ACT, or PERT (Postsecondary Education Readiness Test) and prior to the senior year. Juniors take a college admissions test SAT by the end of the junior year.
Students who meet the required cut scores through any of the exams are considered “College-Ready.” However, any senior who does not meet the required cut score by the time the senior year begins are placed in a college-readiness preparatory course: ENGLISH IV: FLORIDA COLLEGE EPREP (non-honors) if they do not meet the score in reading or writing (must have both) and/or MATH for COLLEGE READINESS** (non-honors) if they do not meet the score in mathematics. This is a Florida Department of Education directive and course placement for those who do not receive the required cut scores may not be waived.
Reading: ACT 19 SAT CR 24 PERT 106
Writing: ACT ENGLISH 17 SAT CR 25 PERT 103
Math: ACT 19 SAT 24 PERT 114
If your child has been placed in one or both of the remedial courses and he/she meets the college-ready score based on the their ACT or SAT, schedules were adjusted accordingly. If your child believe his/her schedule is incorrect, he/she must submit a schedule change request form.
For more information, please contact your assigned counselor or see Mr. Ziccardi in the Guidance Office.