FSA/FCAT/PERT

Information on FSA, FCAT, & PERT Testing

Florida Standards Assessment-Writing (FSA)
Test Name: FSA Writing
Test Dates: February/March
Test Description: Uses the Florida Standard to measure students gains and progress in Writing
Graduation Requirement: No
Test Medium: Computer Based Test
Test Length: 90 minutes
Testing Location: Media Center & Small Labs
Official Website: FSA Writing 

Florida Standards Assessment-Reading (FSA ELA)
Test Name: FSA ELA
Test Dates: 9th April 13-17th, 10th April 20th-24th
Test Description: Uses the Florida Standard to measure students gains and progress in Reading
Graduation Requirement: Yes
Test Medium: Computer Based Test
Test Length: 2 90 minutes sessions
Testing Location: Media Center & Small Labs
Official Website: FSA Reading

Post Secondary Education Readiness Test (PERT)
Test Name: PERT 
Test Dates: January
Test Description: Determine accurate course placement based on student’s skills and abilities, all 11th grade students who scored a Level 2 or 3 on the reading portion of the 10th grade FCAT or FSA must take the PERT as well as students earning a Level 3, 4 or 5 on the math portion of the 10th grade FCAT or FSA
Graduation Requirement: 
Test Medium: Computer Based Test 
Test Length: Reading/Writing 90 minutes Math 45 minutes
Testing Location: 
Official Website: PERT 

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Tests RETAKES (Reading & Algebra I)
Test Name: FCAT Retakes
Test Dates: October & March
Test Description: Only for students who failed the Reading or Algebra I FCAT in the past
Graduation Requirement: 
Test Medium: Computer Based Test 
Test Length: 2 sessions 
Testing Location: Media Center & Small Labs 
Official Website: FCAT Retakes