2022-2023 Testing Information


TCHS 2022-2023 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             angel[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

 

PERT

 Week of February 6, 2023

Students needing passing scores for Valencia Dual Enrollment -Spring 2023 Term

https://forms.gle/D4dq4P6RzewkjsV78

The signup form will be open from Wednesday, January 4th through Friday, January 27th (3:00 PM deadline).

Students will be sent specific testing details to their student email account. 

 

Testing Retakes
FSA Writing & Reading and Algebra 1 EOC



Beginning the week of February 20, 2023– See signup for specific test date information.


Students who took the class but did not take the EOC exam when originally administered at the end of the year or did not pass the Algebra 1 EOC (this is a graduation requirement).   

SENIORS who have not met  the Algebra 1 concordant score for graduation requirements will automatically be signed up for these exams. 

You may also need to sit for an exam if you are planning on earning the Scholar Designation on your diploma. If you are not sure if you need to sit for a retake, contact your school counselor for assistance. 

 https://forms.gle/7afM7JCqaDjdpXMR6 

Students will be sent specific testing details to their student email account.

The form will be open from Tuesday, January 17th through Friday, February 10th at 3:00 PM.

 
FAST ELA

 January 9, 2022

 Students in 9th and 10th grades.

 Students will be sent specific testing details to their student email account and will be automatically signed up.

 
ACCESS ELL Testing

 Beginning the week of January 23rd

ELL students

Students will be sent specific testing details to their student email account and will be automatically signed up. 




SAT School Day


 

March 1, 2023

Juniors Only

TCHS Juniors will be automatically signed up for the SAT School Day by the District.  Students do not need to sign up through the College Board.

Students will be sent specific testing details to their student email account prior to testing.



ACT School Day

 

 April 18, 2023

Juniors Only

 TCHS Juniors will be automatically signed up for the SAT School Day by the District.  Students do not need to sign up through the College Board.

Students will be sent specific testing details to their student email account prior to testing.

 

AP Testing

May 1-12, 2023

Students in AP classes 

 AP students will receive testing details from their AP teacher.

 

CFE
(Common Final Exams)
PMA 2
STAR Math


TBA   Students enrolled in courses requiring the exams.    Students will be tested through their classes.  Please contact your student's teacher with questions.


Civics Literacy Exam (FCLE)




TBA  Students currently enrolled in US Government, AP US Government, American Government 1 or Introductory Survey (DE).    Students will be sent specific testing details to their student email account and will be automatically signed up.

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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 receive accommodations 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.