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Math, English and ESL Assessment Info and Scoring Criteria

Assessment taken over ten 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
26-50  Math 154 - Elementary Algebra

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- Intermediate Algebra for non-science majors or Math 153- Geometry
24-45 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
50-65 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
24-35 Reading 52 - Speed and Comprehension, Transfer Level

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

  • 3 sections: reading, listening and grammar usage, 12-14 questions per section
Your ESL Score Places you into:
0-46 ESL 201 - Foundations of English
47-66 ESL 202 - Beginning ESL
67-82 ESL 203 - Intermediate ESL
83-99 ESL 204 - Advanced ESL, successful completion of ESL 204 satisfies the pre-req to English 100

 

 

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