How to Pass the Post Secondary Education Readiness Test

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The Postsecondary Education Readiness Test also known as PERT is a placement exam for high schools in Florida. This test measures your academic skills in writing, math and reading. The test is designed as an adaptive computer based test to determine if a student is qualified for college or needs development course programs. The test was designed by McCann Associates ( with help from Florida educators in October 2010. It is now used as a placement test by state and community colleges and technical schools in Florida.

There is no PASS or FAIL.  The results determine what courses you should take to optimize your academic career.


The Pert test is offered as walk-in-tests at testing centers at Florida colleges. Interested students would need to check with their target colleges on how to register.


The test has three sections, which are Writing, Mathematics and Reading. The test is computer based and adaptive meaning that the computer program determines the next question to present the student based on response to last question. Here are some tips for computer adaptive exams.  For more tips, see our Test Tips.  Each section of the test has 25 scored questions and 5 non-scored test questions.

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