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Assessment Services

Future Dual Enrollment Students

It is the student's responsibility to submit their scores in the appropriate time needed for Valencia to receive and process. Do not wait until the last minute to submit your scores. Refer to Dual Enrollment for deadline dates. SAT and ACT scores take 5 weeks to receive and process.

Minimum college-level scores required for eligibility into the Dual Enrollment Program:

PERT Reading 106
Writing 103
Math 114
SAT(prior to 3/1/16):  Critical Reading 440
Math 440 *SAT Writing score is not used for English placement for tests prior to March 2016.
SAT (on or after 3/1/16) Reading Test Score 24
Writing and Language Test Score 25
Math Test Score 24
ACT Reading 19
English 17
Math 19
Only Orange County Public and Charter Schools
Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) Grade 10 English Language Arts 3 or higher
End Of Course (EOC) Algebra I 3 or higher
PERT Math 96 or higher


PERT Testing

You must have the following when coming to the Assessment Center:
Valencia Identification Number (VID)- This is found in your Dual Enrollment email (V0_______).

Identification- Acceptable forms of identification include:

  • A current driver’s license
  • A current Valencia College student ID
  • A current state or federal ID card (such as a Green Card)
  • A current passport
  • A tribal ID card
  • A naturalization card or certificate of citizenship

* If you do not have a government issued photo ID, Dual Enrollment students may bring their original Birth Certificate OR Social Security Card AND their high school ID. NO copies of Social Security Card or Birth Certificate will be accepted.

  • Testing is done on a walk-in basis. No appointment needed.
  • *PERT takes 2.5 - 3 hours. Testing must be completed in the same day, unless a seven-day extension is needed. Please allow yourself at least 2 1/2 to 3 hours for all 3 sections of the PERT.

NOTE: Technical difficulties inherent with the internet, software or transmission may occur during your testing experience and are unpredictable. If unexpected technical difficulties occur, Proctors will make every attempt to promptly resume your assessment. Extended delays in testing may require rescheduling. Do not wait last minute to complete the PERT.

  • A student is allowed 3 PERT attempts at Valencia in a two-year period with a one-day wait period between attempts.  To be valid, test scores must have been taken within two years.

PERT Testing Times

  • Valencia will only accept valid PERT scores from a student’s high school, no other institution.
  • PERT scores are immediately input into your Valencia file after testing in Valencia's Assessment Center.
  • Your initial PERT test at Valencia is free if you have applied to Valencia’s Dual Enrollment Program and have received your Valencia ID number.
  • You must wait at least 24 hours between any PERT attempts. Remediation is required prior to your second attempt at Valencia.
  • PERT at High School Campus: Your Counselor should indicate on your application any college-level PERT scores received in High School. Those scores will be retrieved by Assessment and reviewed by Dual Enrollment. If you take the PERT again after you applied to Dual Enrollment, you must communicate to the Assessment office through the following link:



PERT Retest at Valencia College

Eligibility for PERT retakes:

  • A student is allowed a total of 3 PERT attempts at Valencia in a two-year period.
  • There is a one-day wait period between attempts.
  • Student must not have begun prep course sequence prior to retest.

Steps for completing PERT retakes (Students are required to complete a PERT review session prior to their second attempt):

* You may be asked to purchase a booklet from Valencia bookstore or download and print the following booklet to review:






Bookstore Prices: Reading $1.56, Writing $2.05, Math $4.00

Please speak to an Assessment Center Specialist to make sure you qualify for a retake.


Submit SAT or ACT scores

If you have taken the SAT or ACT in the past two years and they are at college level, please have your scores sent to us electronically or bring us the original score report. No printed, copied or scanned score reports will be accepted.

Please note: Sending SAT and ACT scores electronically will take 5 weeks to receive and process. This includes requests made for rush delivery.

It is the student's responsibility to submit their scores in the appropriate time needed for Valencia to receive and process. Do not wait until the last minute to submit your scores.

ACT scores can be sent electronically from your ACT account: http://www.actstudent.org/scores/send/

SAT scores can be sent electronically from your CollegeBoard Account: http://sat.collegeboard.org/scores/



All Assessment Centers Closed January 15, February 9, March 12-18, May 28


SSB, Rm 171 (407) 582-1101
Bldg 5, Rm 237 (407) 582-2770
Bldg 4, Rm 248-250 (407) 582-4149
Bldg 1, Rm 325 (407) 582-6052
Lake Nona
Bldg 1, Rm 206 (407) 582-7104
Winter Park
Bldg 1, Rm 104 (407) 582-6086