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What Scores Make Students Eligible For An Automatic Retest On The CATS?

Students who come close to passing the reading or elementary algebra exams are eligible to retest once in the appropriate area(s). Students who score at least a 45 on the reading test or at least a 50 on the elementary algebra test, are eligible to retest one time. Students must wait a minimum of 10 business days before they can retest. Scores achieved on the retest will be used to determine college readiness. It is strongly advised that students review the Test Preparation Resources prior to retesting. Students may not retest on the writing test; however, students who score a 48 or higher on the writing test may be eligible to file an appeal of their score. Information about appealing a writing score can be provided by the Testing Office at the college where the test was taken.