PERT is a computer based test made up of adaptive multiple choice questions. Tips for Computer Based Tests
Postsecondary Education Readiness (PERT) is a college placement assessment test. It is designed to measure the level of readiness of students for college level math and English courses. PERT is used by universities and colleges in Florida.
Candidates are not allowed to bring their own calculators. On-screen calculators are provided for questions that permit the use of calculators.
PERT consists of three sub-tests, which are Reading, Math and writing. Each sub-test is made up of 30 multiple choice questions. It is estimated that students spend about 45 minutes on each sub-test. All questions are multiple choice. Tips for taking multiple choice tests
PERT results are valid for two years from the date of taking the test.
High school and college students are only allowed to take PERT twice.
PERT scores range between 50 and 150. The college cut off score for the math section is 114, the reading section passing score is 106 and the writing section it is 103.