2017-18 College Course Placement Chart

Students should use the following guidelines to determine their need for placement testing.

Information accurate as of 4/18/2017
 

ACT/SAT Scores Determining Need for Placement Tests (2017-18)

  English Math Reading
ACT Less than 18 Less than 19 Less than 20
SAT Less than 430 on the Evidence-based Reading and Writing Test OR less than 25 on the Writing and Language Test Less than 460 Less than 470 on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing OR less than 25 on the Reading Test



Placement Test Cut Scores (2017-18)

Test Score Placement
KYOTE College Readiness Math

All math placement is dependent upon student's major. Check with your advisor.
22 and above*

21 and below
MATH 093, 131 or 135

MATH 090 or 091

KYOTE College Algebra

14 and above

13 and below
MATH 152

MATH 093
KYOTE Writing Test 6 "College Ready"



5 "Not College Ready"
ENG 100


ENG 090 or 099
Based upon COMPASS Writing Skills, eWrite Scores or ACCUPLACER scores.
KYOTE Reading 20 and above

6-19

0-5
No Developmental Reading

EDEL 097

EDEL 096
ACCUPLACER Writing 92 and above

91-67

66 and below
ENG 100

ENG 099

ENG 090
COMPASS Reading 85 and above

77-84

76 and below
No Developmental Reading

EDEL 097

EDEL 096
COMPASS Math (starting in Algebra)

All math placement is dependent upon student's major. Check with your advisor.
50 and above

36-49

35 and below
MATH 141, 152

MATH 093, 131 or 135

MATH 090 or 091
COMPASS Writing Skills 74 and above

39-73

38 and below
ENG 100

ENG 099

ENG 090
COMPASS eWrite 9-12

6-8

5 and below
ENG 100

ENG 099

ENG 090
*Students receiving a score of 22 or above on the KYOTE College Readiness Math test can take the KYOTE Algebra test if necessary for their major.
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