Testing Services at Frank Phillips College
Frank Phillips College is a national testing site for the ACT. Access the ACT website at www.act.org to:
- View available testing dates
- Register to test
- Pay the testing fee
Plan well in advance to avoid paying a late registration fee. On testing day, be sure to bring your photo ID and your ACT admission ticket.
TSI (Texas State Initiative) Assessment
Students are required to take TSI placement tests in math, reading, and writing before registering for classes.* The results of these placement tests will be used by college advisors when creating class schedules for students.
Before Testing: Prior to taking TSI assessments, students must complete the pre-assessment activity (PAA). To access the PAA, go to www.tsipreview.com and choose Frank Phillips College from the dropdown menu. This pre-assessment activity should be completed at home prior to testing.
Testing Schedules: TSI group testing is offered in January, April, July, and August (see calendars below). No appointment is necessary on group testing days. To schedule a testing session outside of the group testing schedule, call Student Central at Extension 844, 742, or 787.
Cost: The cost is $10 per subject, so the total cost for all three sections is $30. Testing fees may be paid with cash, debit card, or credit card. Retests are the same price.
- Bring a non-expired photo ID
- No cell phones are allowed
- Tests are not timed, but allow approximately two hours per subject
*Certain exemption criteria for TSI placement testing is available in the FPC catalog https://fpctx.edu/Students/Documents/2017-2019%20rev%2011%202017%20Catalog.pdf
TSI Group Testing Schedule
|April 24, 2018||9:00-3:00||Student Central (upstairs library)|
|April 27, 2018||9:00-3:00||CLC 18|
|July 24, 2018||9:00-3:00||CLC 18|
|July 31, 2018||9:00-3:00||CLC 18|
|August 1-2||9:00-3:00||CLC 18|
|August 6-9||9:00-3:00||CLC 18|
|August 13-16||9:00-3:00||CLC 18|
|August 20-24||9:00-4:00||CLC 18|
|August 27-28||9:00-4:00||Student Central (upstairs library)|
Frank Phillips College offers free GED® preparation classes and is also a GED® testing site. If you are interested in GED®, go to https://ged.com/ and create a free account. On the GED® website, you will be able to:
- Get GED® practice materials
- Take a practice test
- Access information about the test
- Provide required documentation for 16- or 17-year-old testers
- View available testing days at Frank Phillips College
- Register and pay for your chosen testing session
Additional information can be found on our GED® Classes and Testing page.