Remote Operations Update:
Student Assessment Services is currently offering English and Math placement options online. Please click on the following links for both English and Math placement instructions.
Students may complete their English placement remotely by taking our English Directed Self Placement tool. (Please note, Basic and Transitional Studies Level Four and below and International Students with F-1 Visas are not eligible for the Directed Self Placement tool).
Students may complete their Math placement remotely by taking the ALEKS Math Placement Test through Seattle Central College. You will need to send a copy of your placement test score to email@example.com to be able to register for classes.
Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC)
Instructions: If you took the SBAC in high school, look at the following table for your class placement. For math placement, you will also need to show a transcript with the minimum grades needed. If you don’t have the scores needed, click either link at the bottom of the page.
|Placement Option||Placement Type||Course Placement||Score Needed|
(taken after January 2018)
|English Placement (must use no later than 1 year after high school graduation)||ENGL&101||3 or 4 on ELA SBAC|
|Math Placement (must use no later than fall term after graduation)||MATH&107, MATH&131, MATH&132, MATH&146||3 or 4 on Math section
“B” or better in all semesters of high school Algebra 2
“C” or better in all semesters of a junior or senior year math course
|MATH 102, Math 116||
3 or 4 on Math section
|MATH&141||3 or 4 on Math section
“B” or better in all semesters of high school PreCalculus or higher course
(must use within first year of high school graduation, taken before December 2017)
|English Placement||ENGL&101||3 or 4 on ELA SBAC|
|Math Placement||MATH 102, MATH&107, MATH 116, MATH&131, MATH&132, MATH&146||3 or 4 on Math SBAC|
|MATH&141||4 on Math SBAC
3 on Math SBAC with a “B” or better in a full year of a calculus pathway high school math class
To use for class placement:
- Email a copy of your scores (unofficial or official) to firstname.lastname@example.org (Note: for Math placement, students must also provide transcripts showing the minimum math grades required).
- Bring a copy of your scores to an advising appointment.
- Bring a copy of your scores to the Student Assessment Services Office, Robert Smith Building 76.
Don’t have the scores needed for the class you want to enroll in?