Alternate Placement Assessments


Scores from an alternate assessment must meet the minimum college score requirements listed below and be less than five (5) years old. Alternate assessments include the ASSET, COMPASS, SAT, and ACT. Students with scores below the minimum requirements listed below must satisfy the placement requirement using one of the other options listed on our A-B Tech Placement Options page.

Minimun Score Required (may use a combination of assessments or testing dates)

ASSET

  • Reading = 41
  • Writing = 41
  • Numerical Skills = 41
  • Elementary Algebra = 41
  • Intermediate Algebra = 41

COMPASS

  • Reading = 81
  • Writing = 70
  • Pre-algebra = 47
  • Algebra = 46 or 66 (depending on math course)

SAT

  • Reading = 500+
  • Writing = 500+
  • Math = 500+

SAT 3/2016+

  • EBR = 480 +
  • Math = 530 +

ACT

  • Reading = 22
  • English = 18
  • Math = 22

ACCUPLACER

  • Reading = 80
  • Sentence Skills = 86
  • Arithmetic = 55
  • Elementary Algebra = 55 or 75 (depending on math course)