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Workforce Course Testing
Students must take all three sections (reading, writing, and math) of the TSI, but do not have to pass it to enroll.
 

Academic Course Testing

** Test scores may not be more than five years old.

TSI Cut Scores for College Readiness:

Mathematics

Minimum of 350

Reading

Minimum of 351

Writing

Minimum of Essay score of 4 AND MC score of 340

 

PLAN:

English

Composite score of 23, minimum 19

Mathematics

Composite score of 23, minimum 19

 

PSAT/NMSQT (Prior to October 15, 2015):

English

Combined Reading & Mathematics of 107, minimum of 50

Mathematics

Combined Reading & Mathematics of 107, minimum of 50

 

PSAT/NMSQT (After October 15, 2015):

Evidenced-Based Reading & Writing

Minimum of 460

Mathematics

Minimum of 510

NOTE: Mixing or combining PSAT/NMSQT scores administered prior to October 15, 2015 or after October 15, 2015 is not allowable.

 

A student may be exempted from the requirement to take the approved TSI Assessment if the student meets one of the following circumstances:

 

ACT:

English

Composite score of 23, minimum of 19

Mathematics

Composite score of 23, minimum of 19

 

SAT (Prior to March 2016):

Critical Reading

Combined Critical Reading & Mathematics of 1070, minimum of 500

Mathematics

Combined Critical Reading & Mathematics of 1070, minimum of 500

 

SAT (After March 5, 2016):

Evidenced-Based Reading & Writing

Minimum of 480

Mathematics

Minimum of 530

NOTE: Mixing or combining scores from SAT administered prior to March 5, 2016 and on or after March 5, 2016 is not allowable. The composite score and the subtest scores of the SAT/ACT must be earned on the same test administration.

 

STAAR EOC:

Algebra I

Level 2 (4000) & passing grade in high school Algebra II

Algebra II

Level 2 (4000)

English II

Level 2 (4000)