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Placement Testing

What is it?

  • The placement test is a computerized, three-part test that determines your course placement in reading, English, and math.
  • All tests are untimed; however, plan for 3 hours.

Who needs it?

  • All credential seeking students who do not meet the college readiness benchmarks on any of the approved methods of assessment and placement listed below:
    • ACT
    • Accuplacer
    • ASSET (not administered after November, 2016)
    • COMPASS (not administered after November, 2016)
    • EdReady Diagnostic
    • EdReady Study Path
    • GED College Readiness
    • GPA (Cumulative unweighted high school GPA at the end of the first semester senior year)
    • KYOTE
    • SAT
    • TABE 9/10-A (not administered after October, 2018)
    • Wonderlic

What Should I bring?

*All placement testing is currently conducted remotely online

Where to take the test? 

Do my scores expire?

Free Tutorials, Practice Tests, and Sample Questions

Reading & English:

For reading: use the Next-Generation Reading Sample Questions

For English: use the WritePlacer Guide with Sample Essays


Click on the “Practice Exams,” any of the Math College Readiness or the Math College Algebra Practice Tests will give you a good idea of what will be on the test, and help you study. 

ESL (English as a Second Language):