Future Dual Enrollment Students

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

PERT Testing Options
PERT at High School Scores
PERT Retest at Valencia College
Submit ACT or SAT scores


 Important Notes at a Glance

  1. Student must have a processed Spring 2023 Dual Enrollment application on file and have received a VID number (V0______) before testing at Valencia College.
  2. Valencia College will not accept scores from other institutions for Dual Enrollment students. DE applicants must test at their High School or Valencia College.
  3. Valencia College will not accept paper copies of SAT and ACT, they must be sent electronically from CollegeBoard or ACT.
  4. ID REQUIRED : Students must have a physical and valid government issued photo ID or High School ID when testing with Valencia College. A government issued photo ID can be obtained at any DMV or with the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. We are unable to accept Florida Smart ID at this time. Pictures of your ID will not be accepted. 

Test Scores

Below are the minimum required test scores for the Dual Enrollment Program. Any combination of eligible scores (see below) will be accepted.

PERT SAT ACT
Reading: 106 Reading: 24 Reading: 19
Writing: 103 Writing: 25 English: 17
Math:
114 – Intermediate Algebra
123 – College Algebra
24 – Intermediate Algebra
26.5 – College Algebra
Math: 19 – Intermediate Algebra
21 – College Algebra

PERT Testing at Valencia College

The following guidelines apply for both virtual and on campus testing options:

  • Full PERT (reading, writing and math) takes 2.5 - 3 hours and must be completed in the same day.
  • A student is allowed 3 PERT attempts at Valencia College 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.
  • You cannot take the PERT on the same day. 
  • Valencia College will not accept scores from other institutions for Dual Enrollment students. DE applicants must test at their High School or Valencia College.
  • No payment necessary if this is your first time taking the PERT at Valencia College. High school attempts do not count as an attempt at Valencia College.  Second and third attempts are $10.00 per subject (math, reading or writing).
  • Only admitted Dual Enrollment students can test for higher-level math placement after the November 10th test score deadline. 

PERT On-Campus Testing

On-Campus PERT Testing (appointment required and limited availability)

  • Must have a processed Spring 2023 Dual Enrollment application on file and received your Spring 2023 VID letter from Dual Enrollment
  • Physical and Valid Government issued photo ID or High School ID required. Pictures of your ID will not be accepted. 
  • Valencia College ID required (V0________)
  • Personal items will not be permitted in the Testing Center and NO large bags or purses allowed
  • Arrive on time to your appointment or you might be asked to re-schedule
  • Testing candidates are the only persons allowed in the Testing Center. Relatives/friends must wait outside of the Testing Center. Children are not to be left unattended in the Testing Center lobby or anywhere outside during the duration of testing.

Make your required appointment by clicking on your desired campus below and select "Dual Enrollment" for exam group: 

Downtown Campus
East Campus
Lake Nona Campus
Osceola Campus
Poinciana Campus
West Campus
Winter Park Campus

PERT Virtual Testing

Dual Enrollment Spring 2023 Virtual PERT Test Request Form  (this form will be available until Monday, November 7th at 12pm)

***Must have a processed Spring 2023 Dual Enrollment application on file and received your Spring 2023 VID letter from Dual Enrollment***

  • Physical and Valid Government issued photo ID or High School ID required. Pictures of your ID will not be accepted. 
  • Valencia College ID required (V0________)
  • You may take the PERT at any time between 12:00AM and 10:59PM EST
  • This is a recorded proctoring session through Honorlock

Virtual Testing Requirements include: 

  • a computer with audio capabilities
  • a webcam or laptop with camera that can show the whole room and desk space
  • reliable internet
  • Google Chrome is the required browser and the following operating systems are NOT supported: Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 and Mac OSX 10.11 and Mac OSX 10.12.

PERT at High School Campus

If you have qualifying test scores from the PERT taken at your high school, please allow 10 business days for our office to retrieve the scores from your school district. Please note that there is no action needed on your part.

High School PERT scores will only be accepted electronically from your school district.


PERT Retest at Valencia College

Eligibility for PERT retakes:

Review Materials found HERE.

  • A student is allowed a total of 3 PERT attempts at Valencia College in a two-year period.
  • PERT retake fee ($10 per subject retake)
  • There is a one-day wait period between attempts.

Submit ACT or SAT 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 from CollegeBoard or ACT. No other form will be accepted.

Please note: Sending SAT and ACT scores electronically will take 4 weeks to receive and process. Processing could take longer if you just tested in your High School. 

It is the student's responsibility to submit their scores in the appropriate time needed for Valencia College 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/