Test Scores for Dual Credit

Dual Credit Exemption Scores*

Assessment Math/ Algebra ELA/Reading Skills Combined/ Composite
ACT 19 19 23
SAT 1 530 480  
SAT 2 500 500 1070
PSAT/NMSQT3 510 460  
PSAT/NMSQT4 50 50 107
Aspire5,6 431 435  

*Students must meet both relevant subject and composite score standards

1 SAT administered on or after March 5, 2016

2 SAT administered prior to March 5, 2016

3PSAT/NMSQT administered on or after October 15, 2015   

4PSAT/NMSQT administered prior to October 15, 2015

5Student must successfully complete the course in which they placed to be considered TSI complete.

6 Students using these scores for an exemption must make a “C” or better the first semester,

or they will need to take the TSIA to continue in dual credit.                             

Math Reading Writing
350 or higher 351 or higher Essay Score of 5 or higher  OR Essay Score of 4 and MC Score of 340 or higher

Dual Credit TSIA Scores

   Both Reading and Writing must be met to qualify for ENGL courses.

Dual Credit STAAR EOC Scores

Students may use STAAR EOC English II and Algebra I scores for dual credit. Minimum scores of 4000 are required for both.  Student must also have a passing grade for Algebra 2.  Math score is only needed if taking a math dual credit course. Students using these scores for an exemption must make a “C” or better the first semester, or they will need to take the TSIA to continue in dual credit.