Testing Information

The CF testing centers at the Ocala, Citrus, Levy and Hampton locations offer a variety of testing services required for admission and placement into academic and vocational programs, as well as for special fields of training. CF testing centers offer many other types of tests to students, to local industries, and to the public. Such tests include interest inventories, values inventories, personality inventories, employment development inventories, career assessment, computer skills tests, occupational skills tests, aptitude tests, achievement tests, college major interest tests, college adjustment scales, academic skills tests, customer service skills tests, professional employment tests, temperament analysis tests, personnel tests, and many others.

Details on all testing services such as testing dates, cost, test duration, retake policies and other testing requirements are available in the testing centers at the four college locations.

Appropriate disability-related accommodations are available for testing center services. For more information, visit the Access Services office website at CF.edu/departments/sa/ss/access/.

Placement cut scores for degree-seeking, first-time-in-college students began with the January 1995 semester, approved by the State Board of Education (F.A.C. Rule 6A-10.0315, College Preparatory Testing, Placement and Instruction, as amended).

Placement Test Scores

Reading

Course

ACT Reading

SAT I Reading

CPT Reading

PERT Reading

College Level Courses

19 or higher

440 or higher

83 or higher

106-150

REA 0007

13 and below

329 and below

0-59

50-83

REA 0017

14-18

330-439

60-82

84-105

English

Courses

ACT English

SAT I Writing

CPT Writing

PERT Writing

College Level Courses

17 or higher

440 or higher

83 or higher

103-150

ENC 0015

12 and below

329 and below

0-59

50-89

ENC 0025

13-16

330-439

60-82

90-102

Mathematics

Course

ACT Mathematics

SAT I Mathematics

CPT Math

PERT Math

CLM

MAT 0057

18 and below

439 and below

0-69 (Arithmetic Score)

0-71 (Algebra Score)

50-113

 

MAT 1033, MGF 1106, MGF 1107, STA 2023, STA 2023H

19-24

440-499

70-94 (Algebra Score)

114-123

0-39

MAC 1105

25 or higher

500 or higher

95 or higher*
Must take CLM

124 or higher

40-69

MAC 1114, MAC 1140, MAC 1147, MAE 2801

CLM or advisor recommendation

95 or higher*
Must take CLM

Must take CLM

70-102

MAC 2233, MAC 2311

95 or higher*
Must take CLM

103-120

The above information was compiled by the CF Testing Center, formulated from test and score requirements in effect at the date of publication, and is subject to change.

Placement Test Scores for non-Native English Speakers and Enrollment in ESL and Degree Program Courses:

 

CPT Individual scores in the skill areas below:

EAP Level 1 Courses

EAP Level 2 Courses

College Prep

Level 1 Courses

College Prep

Level 2 Courses

Degree Program Courses

CPT Reading Comprehension and Sentence Skills

49 or below, student is placed in EAP level 1 courses

Score of 50-60, student is placed EAP level 2 courses

Score of 61-71, student is placed in college prep level 1 courses

Score of 72-82, student is placed in college prep level 2 courses

Score of 83 or above in both skill areas allows student to take degree courses

Please note that placement may also include consideration of transfer credits that individual students may have, spoken and written English proficiency, and any TOEFL, IELTS or STEP/EIKEN test scores that are presented at time of course placement and registration.