Testing/Placement Charts

Valid test scores will be received if test dates are within the past two-years. Test scores on record may be used for placement into courses in math, reading, writing, and/or composition as indicated in the below charts if test dates are less than two-years old at the time of term registration. Students who are exempt from placement testing under Florida Statute 1008.30 will not be required to enroll in developmental education courses.

English

Assessment Score Placement
ACT English Usage (W)16 or lessTake PERT Writing
17 or moreENC 1101*
ACCUPLACER (CPT) Sentence Skills (W)53 or lessENC 0017
54 - 82ENC 0025
83 or moreENC 1101*
FCAT 2.0261 or lessTake PERT Writing
262 or moreENC 1101*
PERT Writing (W)50 - 89ENC 0017; If you also score a 84-105 on PERT Reading, you place into ENC 0027
90 - 102ENC 0025; If you also score a 84-105 on PERT Reading, you place into ENC 0027
103 - 150ENC 1101*
SAT Critical Reading (W) Taken before March 1, 2016439 or lessTake PERT Writing
440 or moreENC 1101*
SAT Reading Test (W) Taken on or after March 1, 201623 or lessTake PERT Writing
24 or moreENC 1101*
*

Enrollment in ENC 1101 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I (the first college-level English course) requires college-level placement in both English and reading or for students to be non-mandated into developmental education under Florida Statute 1008.30.The SAT only considers the Critical Reading score for enrollment into ENC1101.

Reading

Assessment Score Placement
ACT Reading (R)18 or lessTake PERT Reading
19 or moreENC 1101*
ACCUPLACER (CPT) Reading Skills (R)59 or lessENC 0017
60 - 82REA 0017
83 or moreENC 1101*
FCAT 2.0261 or lessTake PERT Reading
262 or moreENC 1101
PERT Reading (R)50 - 83ENC 0017; If you also score a 90-102 on PERT Writing, you place into ENC 0027
84 - 105REA 0017; If you also score a 90-102 on PERT Writing, you place into ENC 0027
106 - 150ENC 1101*
SAT Critical Reading (R) Taken prior to March 1, 2016439 or lessTake PERT Reading
440 or moreENC 1101*
SAT Reading Test (R) Taken on or after March 1, 201623 or lessTake PERT Reading
24 or moreENC 1101*
*

Enrollment in ENC 1101 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I (the first college-level English course) requires college-level placement in both English and reading or for students to be non-mandated into developmental education under Florida Statute 1008.30. The SAT only considers the Critical Reading score for enrollment into ENC1101.

Developmental Credit
ENC 0017DEVELOPMENTAL READING AND WRITING I4
ENC 0027DEVELOPMENTAL READING AND WRITING II4
ENC 0025DEVELOPMENTAL WRITING II3
REA 0017DEVELOPMENTAL READING II3
College-Level Credit
ENC 1101FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I (GR)3

Mathematics

Assessment Score Placement
ACT Mathematics (M)18 or lessTake PERT Mathematics
19 - 20MAT 1033C or STA 1001C or MGF 1106
21 or moreMAC 1105 or STA 2023 (Take CPT-I for possible higher placement.)
ACCUPLACER (CPT) College-Level Math (I) (To take CPT-I requires a PERT score of 123 or a minimum ACT score of 21 or a minimum SAT score of 500)64 or lessMAC 1105
65 or moreMAC 1114 or MAC 1140 or MAC 2233 or MAE 2801 or MHF 2300
89 or moreMAC 2311
ACCUPLACER (CPT) Elementary Algebra (A)41 or lessMAT 0018C or MAT 0022C
42 - 71MAT 0022C or MAT 0028C
42 or moreMGF 1106 or STA 1001C
72 - 89MAT 1033C
90 or moreMAC 1105 or STA 2023 (Take CPT-I for possible higher placement.)
PERT Math (M)50 - 95MAT 0018C or MAT 0022C
96 - 113MAT 0022C or MAT 0028C
96 or moreMGF 1106 or STA 1001C
114 - 122MAT 1033C
123 - 150MAC 1105 or STA 2023 (Take CPT-I for possible higher placement.)
SAT Mathematics (M) Taken prior to March 1, 2016439 or lessTake PERT Mathematics
440 - 499MAT 1033C or STA 1001C or MGF 1106
500 or moreMAC 1105 or STA 2023 (Take CPT-I for possible higher placement)
SAT Math Test (M) Taken on or after March 1, 201624-26MAT 1033C
26.5 or moreMAC 1105 or STA 2023 (Take CPT-I for possible higher placement)

Enrollment in college-level math courses MAT 1033C, STA 1001C, and MGF 1106 requires either college-level placement or exemption status as described under Florida Statute 1008.30. Placement in all other college-level math courses will require either a grade of “C” or better in the prerequisite course(s) listed under the Course Descriptions section of the current catalog or an appropriate score on an approved assessment.

The Math Pathways flow chart can be viewed here.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Immigrants, refugees and U.S. citizens who do not speak English as a native language may begin entry assessment with the PERT, ACT or SAT.

Assessment   Score Level Placement  
Compass ESL Test12.4 or lessLevel 0Admission delayed; referral to Adult Education ESOL
12.5-29.9Level 2EAP 0281C
30.0-39.9Level 3EAP 0300C, EAP 0320C, EAP 0340C, EAP 0360C
40.0-49.9Level 4EAP 0400C, EAP 0420C, EAP 0440C, EAP 0460C
50.0-69.9Level 5EAP 1500C and EAP 1520C and EAP 1540C and EAP 1560C or EAP 1585C and EAP 1586C
70-97.4Level 6EAP 1620C, EAP 1640C
97.5 or moreLevel 7Use PERT, ACT, or SAT for English and reading placements (not EAP)
IELTS5.0 or lessTake Compass ESL for PlacementNot eligible for admission to Valencia
5.54EAP 0400C, EAP 0420C, EAP 0440C, EAP 0460C
6.0Level 5EAP 1500C and EAP 1520C and EAP 1540C and EAP 1560C or EAP 1585C and EAP 1586C
6.5Level 6EAP 1620C, EAP 1640C
7.0 or more7Use PERT, ACT or SAT for English and reading placements (not EAP)
ACCUPLACER (LOEP) 65 or lessLevel 0Admission delayed; referral to Adult Education ESOL
66 - 75Level 2EAP 0281
76 - 85Level 3EAP 0300C, EAP 0320C, EAP 0340C, EAP 0360C
86 - 95Level 4EAP 0400C, EAP 0420C, EAP 0440C, EAP 0460C
96 - 105Level 5EAP 1500C and EAP 1520C and EAP 1540C and EAP 1560C or EAP 1585C and EAP 1586C
106 - 115Level 6EAP 1620C, EAP 1640C
116 or moreLevel 7Use PERT, ACT or SAT for English and reading placements (not EAP)
TOEFLInternet BasedComputer VersionPaper Version
44 or less132 or less449 or lessTake Compass ESL for placement
45 - 53133 - 156450 - 479EAP 0400C, EAP 0420C, EAP 0440C, EAP 0460C
54 - 63157 - 179480 - 509EAP 1500C and EAP 1520C and EAP 1540C and EAP 1560C or EAP 1585C and EAP 1586C
64 - 70180 - 196510 - 529EAP 1620C, EAP 1640C
71 or more197 or more530 or moreUse PERT, ACT or SAT for English and reading placements (not EAP)

Non-Immigrants (international students) who do not speak English as a native language must submit a satisfactory score on the Compass ESL test, the LOEP and Essay or TOEFL or IELTS.

Assessment   Score Level Placement  
Compass ESL Test0-39.9Level 0, 2, 3Not eligible for admission to Valencia
40.0-49.9Level 4EAP 0400C, EAP 0420C, EAP 0440C, EAP 0460C
50-69.9Level 5EAP 1500C and EAP 1520C and EAP 1540C and EAP 1560C or EAP 1585C and EAP 1586C
70-97.4Level 6EAP 1620C, EAP 1640C
97.5 or moreLevel 7Use PERT, ACT or SAT for English and reading placements (not EAP)
IELTS5.0 or lessTake Compass ESL for placementNot eligible for admission to Valencia
5.5Level 4EAP 0400C, EAP 0420C, EAP 0440C, EAP 0460C
6.0Level 5EAP 1500C and EAP 1520C and EAP 1540C and EAP 1560C or EAP 1585C and EAP 1586C
6.5Level 6EAP 1620C, EAP 1640C
7.0 or aboveLevel 7Use PERT, ACT or SAT for placements (not EAP)
ACCUPLACER (LOEP) 65 - 85Levels 0, 2, 3Not eligible for admission to Valencia
86 - 95Level 4EAP 0400C, EAP 0420C, EAP 0440C, EAP 0460C
96 - 105Level 5EAP 1500C and EAP 1520C and EAP 1540C and EAP 1560C or EAP 1585C and EAP 1586C
106 - 115Level 6EAP 1620C, EAP 1640C
116 or moreLevel 7Use PERT, ACT or SAT for English and reading placements (not EAP)
TOEFLInternet BasedComputer VersionPaper Version
44 or less132 or less449 or lessNot eligible for admission to Valencia
45 - 53133 - 156450 - 479EAP 0400C, EAP 0420C, EAP 0440C, EAP 0460C
54 - 63157 - 179480 - 509EAP 1500C and EAP 1520C and EAP 1540C and EAP 1560C or EAP 1585C and EAP 1586C
64 - 70180 - 196510 - 529EAP 1620C, EAP 1640C
71 or more197 or more530 or moreUse PERT, ACT or SAT for English and reading placements (not EAP)
Developmental Credit
EAP 0281CHIGH BEGINNING COMBINED SKILLS FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH6
EAP 0300CLOW INTERMEDIATE SPEECH NON-NATIVE3
EAP 0320CLOW INTERMEDIATE READING FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH3
EAP 0340CLOW INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH3
EAP 0360CLOW INTERMEDIATE STRUCTURE FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH3
EAP 0400CINTERMEDIATE SPEECH FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS3
EAP 0420CINTERMEDIATE READING FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH3
EAP 0440CINTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH3
EAP 0460CINTERMEDIATE STRUCTURE FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS3
College-Level Elective Credit
A maximum of 12 credits from these courses can be applied toward an associate degree.
EAP 1500CHIGH INTERMEDIATE SPEECH FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH3
EAP 1520CHIGH INTERMEDIATE READING FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH3
EAP 1540CHIGH INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH3
EAP 1560CHIGH INTERMEDIATE STRUCTURE FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH3
EAP 1585CUPPER INTERMEDIATE INTEGRATED WRITING AND GRAMMAR6
EAP 1586CUPPER INTERMEDIATE INTEGRATED READING, SPEECH, AND LISTENING6
EAP 1620CADVANCED READING FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH3
EAP 1640CADVANCED COMPOSITION FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH3