TSI TESTING

C/O 2021 – Congrats to every that has decided to that the TSI test and prepare themselves for college-level course work! After you have successfully completed the TSI, please go to this link and complete the Dual Credit Application through Kilgore College.

Additionally, please do not forget to complete, sign and return your Dual Credit Registration Form BY WEDNESDAY, MAY 1ST.  Return these forms to Mrs. Barrett’s office. Look for the brown envelope labeled –DUAL CREDIT REGISTRATION FORMS.

 

11TH GRADE DUAL CREDIT REGISTRATION SAMPLE PAGE

C/O 2020  – If you signed up for Dual Credit English or Government, or both for Fall 2019 semester, please stop by Mrs. Barrett’s office and pick-up a Dual Credit Registration form. These forms ARE DUE BY MONDAY, MAY 7TH 

Return these forms to Mrs. Barrett’s office. Look for the brown envelope labeled -12th GRADE DUAL CREDIT REGISTRATION FORMS.

 

12TH GRADE DUAL CREDIT REGISTRATION SAMPLE PAGE

12TH GRADE REGISTRATION FORMS ARE DUE BY MONDAY, MAY 7TH 

Return these forms to Mrs. Barrett’s office. Look for the brown envelope labeled –DUAL CREDIT REGISTRATION FORMS.

 

 

C/O 2021 – TSI testing will take place this Friday, April 26th at 8 am in the Plato Lab. Students must sign-up and pay for the TSI no later that Thursday, April 25th. The cost is $20 AND student must complete the Pre-Assessment Activity prior to registering and paying for the test. Additionally, students need to practice testing prior to the test, here is a link: TSI PRACTICE  

Students, you will want to practice prior to testing. 

Below you will find the scoring requirements as well as a link to the College Board interpretation of scoring. This is a  great document for understanding expectations.

COLLEGE READINESS BENCHMARKS

Mathematics: a score in the range of 350–390 in the multiple-choice section.

Reading: a score in the range of 351–390 in the multiple choice section.

Writing: Writing: two ways—(1) a score of 340–390 in the multiple- and a score of 4 on the essay, OR (2) a score of 310–339 in the multiple-choice section, and a score of 4, 5, or 6 on the ABE Diagnostic section, and an essay score of 5 (you must meet all three).

Here’s a link to understanding the scoring process.

WHAT IF I DON’T MEET THE COLLEGE READINESS CUT SCORE? If your TSI mathematics, reading, or writing test score is lower than the college readiness cut score for that subject, you may be placed in either a developmental course or an intervention to improve your skills and prepare for success in college-level courses.

WOHS students must have qualifying scores on the reading and writing portion to qualify for Dual Credit classes. The lack of a qualifying score is not a testament of a students knowledge, but, better yet, an inclination that a student may not be ready for college classes. THAT IS OKAY! This is only high school. Just like not all students are ready for AP and Pre-AP classes, not all students are ready for college classes.  Students can retake the TSI in the Spring of the next year and qualify for Dual Credit classes their Senior year. 

Please note that students may take the TSI at Kilgore College at any time. Here is a link to the testing center TESTING CENTER – LONGVIEW

WOHS has had great success with our students earning 12 or more college credit hours prior to high school graduation. We look forward to another great year of Dual Credit classes!

 

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