Information for School Counselors - Indian River State College
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Information for School Counselors

Welcome, School Counselors!

Here, you'll find a multitude of resources that you can provide prospective Indian River State College students at St. Lucie, Okeechobee, Martin, and Indian River County High Schools. There's plenty that future Pioneers can take advantage of, from tours of our campuses during Great Explorations to the excitement of Discover IRSC Week.

Alternative Placement Measures

The following alternative measures may be used to satisfy placement in English, Reading and Math for students who are not exempt from placement testing. Official high school transcripts or official scores reports must be sent directly from the issuing organization to Indian River State College. The alternate placement measures will start for Fall 2022 classes for students that have graduated from high school. The alternate placement measures will start for Spring 2023 classes for dual enrollment students.

PSAT/NMSQT (PSAT 10), The College Board                                                                                                  
Standard Score
Reading Test 24
Writing and Language Test 25
Mathematics Test 24

PreACT®                                                                                                                                                                 
Standard Score
Reading 22
English 18
Mathematics 22

General Education Development (GED®) Test                                                                                             
Standard Score
Reasoning through Language Arts 165
Mathematical Reasoning 165

Test Assessment Secondary Completion (TASCTM)                                                                               
Standard Score
Language Arts Reading 580
Language Arts Writing 560 and 6 on Essay
Mathematics 560

High School Equivalency Test HiSET®)                                                                                                           
Standard Score
Language Arts Reading 15
Language Arts Writing 15
Mathematics 15

End-of-Course Assessments                                                                                                                             
Standard Score
Algebra 1 and End-of-Course Assessment 4
Geometry and End-of-Course Assessment 4

ALEKS® PPL                                                                                                                                                              
Standard Score
Mathematics 30

Full Credit Courses (1 Credit)

Any student who has an unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 and achieves a grade of “B” or better in any of the full credit (1 credit) courses  listed below shall have demonstrated readiness for college-level work.

Half Credit Courses (0.5 Credit)

Any student who has an unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 and achieves a grade of “B” or better in two half credit (0.5 credit) courses with the same name and listed below shall have demonstrated readiness for college-level work.  Any grades that are not “B” or better will not demonstrate readiness for college-level work.

Courses Taught at a Florida Public High School

  • Mathematics
    • Algebra 1/Algebra 1 Honors
    • Algebra 2/Algebra 2 Honors
    • Pre-Calculus
    • Calculus
    • Geometry
    • Probability and Statistics
    • Math for College Algebra
    • Math for College Statistics
    • Math for College Liberal Arts
  • English Language and Literature
    • English 4/English 4 Honors

Accelerated High School Courses

  • Mathematics
    • Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) high school mathematics courses
    • Advanced Placement (AP) high school mathematics courses
    • International Baccalaureate (IB) high school mathematics courses
  • English Language and English Literature
    • Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) high school English courses
    • Advanced Placement (AP) high school English courses
    • International Baccalaureate (IB) high school English courses

Students achieving passing scores and receiving credit for college-level communication or computation through CLEP shall have previously demonstrated readiness for college-level coursework.

 

 

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