## FAQs

FSA End–of–Course (EOC) Scores

Assessment | Level 1 | Level 3 |
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FSA EOC Algebra 1 | **425–486** | 497–517 |

FSA EOC Algebra 2 | 425–496 | 511–528 |

FSA EOC Geometry | 425–485 | 499–520 |

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What happens if you fail the algebra 1 EOC in Florida? ›
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Students who were previously enrolled in Algebra 1 but have failed to successfully pass the FSA Algebra 1 EOC assessment **may use a passing FSA Geometry EOC assessment score to meet the Algebra 1 EOC assessment graduation requirement**.

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What is the hardest subject in algebra 1? ›
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**According to study, the following algebra topics were found to be the most difficult for students to master:**

- 1) - Multiplying Polynomials by Monomials.
- 2) - Modeling Using Exponential Functions.
- 3) - Averaging Data with Different Units.
- 4) - Converting Units for Derived Quantities.

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What score do you need to pass algebra 1? ›
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passing score for Algebra 1 is **400 on a scale score range of 325–475**. This does not mean that the test got easier or that the standard was lowered. The new score is simply placed on a new range of numbers (325– 475) vs. the FSA range (425–575).

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How many times can you retake the algebra 1 eoc? ›
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Students can earn the Level 3 (497 or above) on the Algebra 1 EOC. All students who missed this spring administration automatically enter into 'retake' status next year, which means they are eligible to sit for the test each time it is offered (**4 times each year: summer, fall, winter and spring**).

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What is the highest score on the Algebra 1 EOC? ›
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Test results for the FSA Algebra 1 EOC assessment are reported using developmental scale scores which can range from 425 to 575. In addition to the scale scores, results are also reported in terms of Achievement Levels, which can range from Level 1 (low) to **Level 5** (high).

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Why do so many students fail algebra 1? ›
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Algebra is overwhelming for many students because **it's the first math class they take where they must wrestle with variables, abstract concepts, and creative problem solving**. And there's often not enough done in the classroom to connect Algebra to their everyday lives and explain why it's worth understanding.

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Can I fail algebra 1? ›
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**Students who fail Algebra I in ninth grade can get back on track and successfully progress toward graduation**. Most students (two-thirds) who failed Algebra I ended up graduating within 4 years if they recovered Algebra I at some point in time.

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Is algebra 1 harder than calculus? ›
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**Calculus is the hardest mathematics subject** and only a small percentage of students reach Calculus in high school or anywhere else. Linear algebra is a part of abstract algebra in vector space. However, it is more concrete with matrices, hence less abstract and easier to understand.

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What is the fail rate for algebra? ›
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Realizing that the average CS1 failure rate has decreased from 33% in 2006/07 to 28% in 2018, and that the average US failure rate in college algebra is **42–50%**, we conclude that the CS1 failure rate is not alarmingly high.

The concepts and skills taught in Algebra 1 – solving for different variables, graphing functions, etc. – **can be fairly complex at first**. Before taking Algebra 1, there are several prerequisite skills students should have experience with to ensure success.

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Do colleges look at algebra 1? ›
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**Colleges certainly recognize Algebra 1 as a high school-level course, even when completed in middle school**. In fact, advancing through Algebra 1 before high school is a great stepping stone and it shows that you're ready for higher-level math courses.

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Do you have to pass the Algebra 1 EOC to graduate in Florida? ›
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**The Algebra 1 EOC assessment students must pass to graduate with a standard high school diploma is determined by when students completed Algebra 1 or an equivalent course**. Students who complete an applicable course in the 2022–23 school year are required to pass the B.E.S.T. Algebra 1 EOC assessment.

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What is the passing grade for EOC? ›
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What's most important is your overall grade. As long as your total grade for the class—including your score on the EOC test—is a **D or better**, you will generally receive credit for the class.

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What percent is a 3 on the algebra eoc? ›
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State End of Course Conversion Chart

EOC Score | Percentage Grade |
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2 | 65% |

3 | **75%** |

4 | 85% |

5 | 95% |

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Is a 2 on the FSA passing? ›
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Scores also fall into one of five possible performance levels. Level 1 is considered inadequate, **level 2 is below satisfactory**, level 3 is satisfactory, level 4 is proficient, and level 5 is mastery.