Assessments listed in chronological order. Note some exams have specific dates, while others have windows in which the exam may be offered.
Fall EOC and Reading Retake Window
Next Administration: English II (FSA) and Algebra 1 (EOC) exam window begins September 22 and ends October 23.
Time: 7:45 (Traditional) 8:00 (MSOL)
September 22 – ELA Writes
September 29 – ELA Reading Session 1
September 30 – ELA Reading Session 2
October 15 – Algebra 1 Session 1
October 16 – Algebra 1 Session 2
FSA Writes Testing Rosters & Locations
Traditional: All instructions and notifications will be handled through your ELA courses.
MSOL: Testing rooms and will be available after check-in. Please see directions in MSOL Resources below for more information.
Questions about FSA’s? Check out the 2020-2021 guide for more information!
Computer-Based Practice Test – Includes sample questions as well as testing platform directions so you will be prepared for the test!
Computer-Based Practice Test Answer Key
Tips for FSA ELA (PowerPoints)
PERT Test Preparation
Next Administration: October 4, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM
Purpose: FSA ALG 1 EOC Concordant Score
Target Audience: 12th Only
This administration is not for DE purposes.
The PERT is a college placement exam. It can be used as a concordant test score only for the senior cohort. Students need a score of 97 to meet the Algebra 1 graduation requirement.
PERT is also used to determine which students are eligible for Dual Enrollment, however exams for DE verification are not administered on campus. Due to COVID-19, please check with local colleges and universities as to whether they will accept or need PERT scores.
Please bring your face mask.
The test should take approximately 1 hour.
ACT (Cypress Creek High School Seniors Only)
Next Administration: Tuesday, October 6
Purpose: Standardized assessment used for college admissions.
Notes: This assessment is provided through a cooperation with Pasco County Schools and the Florida Department of Education. This ACT assessment is a reportable administration and seniors can use this exam for college entrance requirements, scholarship eligibility requirements, and or concordant scores.
Accommodations Request: Please complete any accommodations request by August 28th for this exam. For more information, please visit http://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/TAA-Consent-to-Release-Information-to-ACT.pdf
Requests may be emailed to email@example.com or returned to Mr. Herndon in the Media Center.
UPDATE – There are two administration dates: October 14th for all virtual Cypress Creek students & any homeschool student zoned for CCHS and October 29th for all on campus students.
Purpose: Counseling & diagnostic tool used for college and career planning.
Target Audience: 10th Only (Free)
Note: 9th and 11th Grade Students may register and participate in the exam, however there is a $20 cost. Any 9th or 11th grade student interested in taking the PSAT, must do the following:
Complete the Registration Form [Only 9th and 11th grade students] (click here)
Pay the administration fee ($20.00) online – Note this option will not be available until September 1st.
This is a free test for 10th graders only.
Accommodations Request (Note: The school must make the requests through College Board and current ESE/504 students must have an active and approved request through College Board for any accommodations to be utilized on this assessment.) To make a request, please complete the form below:
SAT NCR (Non-College Reporting) – For seniors that have not fulfilled the Grade 10 FSA ELA requirement and or the Algebra 1 graduation requirement.
There is no registration for this administration.
Not open to non-seniors.
October 14th – Time 8:00 AM
Registration for ACT Exams https://my.act.org/account/signin?location=https://my.act.org
Preparing for the ACT http://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/Preparing-for-the-ACT.pdf
COVID-19 Response Page (Check here for updates related to the ACT) https://www.act.org/content/act/en/covid19.html
Test Taking Resources
Test anxiety is unfortunately a reality for many of our students. Here’s a list of resources to help alleviate some common concerns.
Managing Test Anxiety – Brown University