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Math, English and ESL Assessment Info and Scoring Criteria

Assessment taken over two years ago?

Questions about your results?

Please contact Assessment: 479-6165

MDTP MATH --- choose one assessment:     

Choice 1:  Algebra Readiness

  • For students with basic math or no math classroom experience
  • 50 questions/45 minutes
Your Algebra Readiness Score
Places you into:
0-25 Math 254 - Essential Math
26+

Math 154 - Elementary Algebra or

Math 112 - Pre- Statistics

OR

Choice 2:  Algebra

  • For students with Intermediate Algebra or Algebra II classroom experience
  • 45 questions/45 minutes
Your Algebra Score: Places you into:
1-11  Placement not determined. Recommends you take Algebra Readiness/Arithmetic Test or retest in Algebra
12-23

Math 152 - Intermediate Algebra

Math 142- Applied Intermediate Algebra

Math 153- Geometry

24+ Transfer level math: Math 2 ,3 ,4, 10, 12,13, 15, 18 or 23

Recommendation from the math department: It is strongly recommended that students re-assess if their course preparation (either prerequisite course work or assessment score) is more than two years old.

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CTEP ENGLISH --- two-part assessment places you into an English class.

Part 1: Reading Comprehension

  • 7 reading selections, 35 questions/30 minutes

     

Part 2: Sentence Structure & Grammar

  • 30 questions/20 minutes
Your English Score Places you into:
 0-17 See staff for options and next steps
18-36

Eng 255 - Basic English and READ 255- Basic Reading

37-49

Eng 100 and 100Lab- Elements of Writing

ESL 100 - Advanced High level Acedemic English

50+ Eng 1A - College Composition and LIBR 10- Info Research, Transfer Level

CTEP READING

Reading Comprehension

  • 7 reading selections, 35 questions/30 minutes
Your Reading Score Places you into:
0-13 Reading 255 - Basic Reading
14-18 Reading 205 or 206 - Intro to College Reading
19-23 Reading 100 or 106 - College Reading
24+ Reading 52 - Speed and Comprehension, Transfer Level

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CELSA - English as Second Language for students whose first language is not English

  • 3 passages, multiple choice, fill in the blank: 75 questions, 45 minutes
Your ESL Score Places you into:
0-39 ESL 550 non credit, bridge to college
40-50 ESL 253/253L - Beginning Acedemic English
51-69 ESL 254/254L- Intermediate Acedemic English
70+ ESL 255/255L - Advanced Acedemic English successful completion of ESL 255 satisfies the pre-req to English 100/ESL 100

 

 

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