Prepare for CHS Admission

Students must take and pass the PERT (Post Secondary Readiness Test) before applying to Polk State Collegiate High School. If you are in 9th or 10th grade, you can begin to prepare for the PERT test. Below are some resources to assist you:

PERT Baseline Passing Scores

  • Reading: 106
  • Writing: 103
  • Math: 114 (Intermediate Algebra)
  • Math: 123 (College Algebra)

Additional placement test scores

  • ACT 17 or higher = Pert Reading 106 score
  • ACT 19 or higher = Pert Writing 103 score
  • ACT 19 or higher = Pert Math 114 score
  • ACT 20 or higher = Pert Math 123 score
  • SAT 440 or higher (verbal) = Pert Reading 106 or Pert Writing 103 score
  • SAT 440 or higher (math) = Pert Math 114-122 score
  • SAT 450 or higher (math) = Pert Math 123-150 score

PERT Study Resources