2021-2022 Testing Information


TCHS 2021-2022 Testing Information

Please check this page frequently for testing updates, signups and important information. 

State of Florida Graduation Requirements
http://www.fldoe.org/academics/graduation-requirements/
The Scholar Designation is awarded to students that meet the criteria in the link above under "Standard High School Diploma Designations."  The designation is a seal on the student's diploma and is not a scholarship.


Questions?

State Testing (FSA, EOC, PERT, CFE): [email protected]
College Testing (AP, SAT, PSAT, ACT): [email protected]

Contact your school counselor with specific questions about graduation requirements. 

Mrs. Weems                 A-Chd               [email protected]
Ms. Stossel                Che-Gol       [email protected]
Mrs. Litt                        Gom-Lop          [email protected]
Mrs. Simon-Savage    Loq-Pen       [email protected]
Ms. Atehortua        Peo-Sho             [email protected]
Mrs. Dierks                Shp-Z                   [email protected]
Mrs. Ashby                A-K 504        [email protected]
Ms. Howard                L-Z 504         [email protected]


Students will receive testing information via their OCPS student email address.  Students are encouraged to check their email daily.

Test

Test Date

Who is testing?

Signup

ACT NCR 

(non-college reportable)

October 5, 2021

Only Seniors that do not have their reading and/or math concordant score for graduation. 

None

Students without a graduation concordant score will be automatically signed up.

SAT/PSAT School Day

October 13, 2021

All TCHS students:

SAT- 12th grade

PSAT NMSQT- 11th and 10th grade

PSAT 8/9- 9th grade


None

All enrolled students will be signed up to test.

PERT

October 18th-22nd


Students interested in applying to Valencia College Dual Enrollment that need test scores for the application. 

See below for additional information.

https://forms.gle/RrKHrV9zgu5UKoMM7

Deadline: Friday, October 8th, 3:00pm

 Algebra 1 EOC Retakes December 2nd-17th  Seniors and Juniors who have not taken the exam or who have not passed the exam. Algebra 1 EOC is a graduation requirement.  

https://forms.gle/BJbkjFb4muYaNkov9

Deadline: Friday, 12 November, 3:00pm

 
Geometry, Biology, US History EOC Retakes

 November 30th - December 17th
 
Students who have not taken the exam or who have not passed the exam and who are interested in earning the scholars designation on their diplomas.
 

https://forms.gle/BJbkjFb4muYaNkov9

Deadline: Friday, 12 November, 3:00pm


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Important Websites:

SAT: 
https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines
ACT: 
https://www.act.org/
Valencia Dual Enrollment:

Information about application deadlines can be found at: https://valenciacollege.edu/admissions/dual-enrollment/

Information about required test scores for Dual Enrollment can be found at: https://valenciacollege.edu/admissions/dual-enrollment/reference-booklet/test-scores.php.

Practice test questions for PERT can be found at https://college.measuredsuccess.com/mscollege/practiceTest2/index.html.

A Study Guide for PERT can be found at https://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/5592/urlt/0078248-pert-studentstudyguide.pdf.


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Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I receiveaccommodations on College Board or ACT exams?
To receive testing accommodations on College Board or ACT exams, if you have a 504 or IEP,  you must apply and be approved.  Please contact your plan coordinator with questions or to start the process.  If you have already applied and been approved then you do not need to apply again.

How will I receive my specific testing information (dates, times, locations, important information)?
Students will receive all testing information directly to their OCPS student email account.  Students are asked to check their email daily.

Which test(s) do I need to take?

The Florida Department of Education and Orange County Public Schools view all FSA and EOC tests as required tests that all students will take. The grade 10 FSA and the Algebra 1 EOC are both graduation requirements. In addition, all EOCs (not including FSA) count towards part of the course final grade.

How can I find out if I need to take a specific test?

Contact your school counselor. Counselor contact information is on the Testing Information page.

What happens if I don’t pass an EOC or FSA test?

Retake opportunities are offered for all EOC and FSA tests beginning in the fall. Check the Testing Information page for date and signup information.

If I don’t pass the Algebra 1 EOC, can I use the score from another test to meet the graduation requirement?

Yes. Students who entered 9th grade as of the 2018-19 school year who do not pass the Algebra 1 EOC may earn a concordant score by: a) earning a score of 430 or higher on the Math section of the PSAT NMSQT, or  b) earning a score of 420 or higher on the Math section of the SAT, or c) earning a score of 16 or higher on the Math section of the ACT, or d) earning a passing score of 499 or higher on the Geometry EOC,

If I don’t pass the grade 10 FSA, can I use the score from another test to meet the graduation requirement?

Yes. Students who entered 9th grade as of the 2018-19 school year who do not pass the grade 10 FSA may earn a concordant score by: a) earning a score of 480 or higher on the SAT EBRW, or b) earning an average score of 18 or higher on the English and Reading subject test scores on the ACT [an average score that results in a decimal of .5 will be rounded to the next highest whole number score; the English and Reading subject scores may come from different administrations of the ACT.

Who should take the PERT?

Students interested in enrolling for Valencia College Dual Enrollment must take the PERT if they do not have SAT or ACT scores that meet enrollment requirements. For information about the PERT, see the links for Valencia Dual Enrollment in the Important Websites section of the Testing Information page.