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Students who have not taken the ACT or SAT and would like to qualify for regular acceptance into the Trailblazer Academy program, have the option to take our ACCUPLACER placement exam.  This test can be used to fulfill regular acceptance into the program in place of an ACT/SAT.


 


 


*Students need to bring a valid I.D.


 


About the ACCUPLACER


The ACCUPLACER placement is an un-timed, computerized test that assists colleges to evaluate skill levels and place students into appropriate courses.  The ACCUPLACER tests Reading, Writing and Math skills.  A placement score report will be available to the student and includes placement information regarding what courses you should take in order to be successful.


Sample questions are available on the ACCUPLACER website.


For more information and test preparation, please click here.


 


PLACEMENT GUIDE FOR OCU’S MATH SEQUENCE


 








MATH ACT STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT


 

MATH SAT STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT

MATH ACCUPLACER STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT

COMPASS ALGEBRA SCORES

CCP ADVISING OF PLACEMENT

TRADITIONAL PLACEMENT FOR MATH ELECTIVE

MATH ACT 12-16

MATH SAT 630

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA MATH SCORE BELOW 57

SCORE OF 1-35

NO COLLEGE MATH COURSES

Student must take SI099 Fundamentals of


Mathematics before taking a credit-earning


math course. 

MATH ACT 17-18

MATH SAT 900

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA MATH SCORE 57

SCORE OF 36-41

NO COLLEGE MATH COURSES

Recommended SI102 Intro to Math Systems


or SI122 Beginning Algebra

MATH ACT 19-21

MATH SAT 980

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA MATH SCORE 108  OR


COLLEGE LEVEL MATH SCORE 40

SCORE OF 36-41

INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA ALLOWED

Recommended SI131 Intermediate Algebra

MATH ACT 22

MATH SAT 520-550

COLLEGE LEVEL MATH SCORE 63

SCORE OF 42+

COLLEGE ALGEBRA ALLOWED


 (STUDENT HAS ALSO COMPLETED H.S. ALGEBRA 1 AND 2.)

Recommended SI152 College Algebra


 


 


 

MATH ACT 24

MATH SAT 560+

COLLEGE LEVEL MATH SCORE 86

SCORE OF  66+

SI226 CALCULUS I ALLOWED

Recommended SI131 Intermediate Algebra,

SI152 College Algebra, or SI226 Calculus I

 


*CCP STUDENTS WHO TEST DOWN INTO PRE-ALGEBRA CANNOT TAKE A COLLEGE MATH COURSE.  STUDENTS HAVE THE OPTION TO TAKE THE ACCUPLACER TEST AGAIN OR PROVIDE AN ACT SCORE OF 19 OR HIGHER IN MATH.


**TRADITIONAL STUDENT MAY REGISTER FOR CALCULUS COURSE WITH A COMPASS SCORE OF 66, OR ACCUPLACER SCORE OF 86 CLM, AND WITH INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION.  CCP STUDENTS MAY REGISTER FOR CALCULUS COURSE PENDING H.S. COMPLETION OF ALGEBRA 1, 2 AND 3 OR H.S. CALCULUS OR COLLEGE ALGEBRA.     Note:  Students with a Math ACT score of 16 or lower must take SI099, Fundamentals of  Mathematics, offered Spring semester.  This course is a prerequisite to any other math elective if the student’s math ACT is 16 or lower.  Even for upperclassmen, please make sure you check their ACT score before registering them for a math course.


 


PLACEMENT GUIDE FOR OCU’S COMPOSITION SEQUENCE


 






ENGLISH ACT STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT


 

ENGLISH SAT STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT


 

ENGLISH ACCUPLACER STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT

COMPASS SCORES (WRITING SKILLS DIAGNOSTIC TEST)

CCP ADVISING OF PLACEMENT

TRADITIONAL PLACEMENT

ENGLISH ACT 1-14

ENGLISH CRITICAL READING SAT SCORE OF BELOW 470

ENGLISH SENTENCE SKILLS SCORE OF  


1-53

SCORE OF 1-40

NO COLLEGE COMPOSITION COURSES.  STUDENT SHOULD REMAIN IN H.S. ENGLISH TRACK TO PREPARE FOR COLLEGE.

MUST TAKE LA-099* (3 HRS) OF BASIC WRITING LAB AND COMPOSITION I AND II CONCURRENTLY.

ENGLISH ACT 15-16

ENGLISH CRITICAL READING SAT SCORE OF BELOW 470

ENGLISH SENTENCE SKILLS SCORE OF 54-87

SCORE OF 41-60

NO COLLEGE COMPOSITION COURSES.  STUDENT SHOULD REMAIN IN H.S. ENGLISH TRACK TO PREPARE FOR COLLEGE.

MUST TAKE LA-097* (1 HR) OF BASIC WRITING LAB AND COMPOSITION I AND II CONCURRENTLY.

ENGLISH ACT 17+

ENGLISH CRITICAL READING SAT SCORE OF 470+

ENGLISH SENTENCE SKILLS SCORE OF


88 +

SCORE OF 61+

COMP I, II ALLOWED

NO REMEDIAL WRITING COURSE NEEDED.

LA-097 AND LA-099 BASIC WRITING LAB (1 HR, 3 HRS) COURSE CREDITS ARE REMEDIAL CREDITS AND DO NOT COUNT TOWARD GRADUATION.  CCP STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO TAKE THESE COURSES.


 


PLACEMENT GUIDE FOR READING


 






READING ACT STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT


 

READING SAT STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT


 

READING ACCUPLACER STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT


 

COMPASS SCORES (READING SKILLS PLACEMENT TEST)

CCP ADVISING OF PLACEMENT

TRADITIONAL PLACEMENT

READING ACT 5-15

SAT BELOW


SCORE OF 990

READING ACCUPLACER


BELOW SCORE OF 80

SCORE OF 1-69

NO ACCEPTANCE,


STUDENTS MAY RETAKE


TEST FOR PLACEMENT

TUTORING RESOURCES AVAILABLE

READING ACT 16-18

SAT BELOW


SCORE OF 990

READING ACCUPLACER


BELOW SCORE OF 80

SCORE OF 69-79

NO ACCEPTANCE,


STUDENTS MAY RETAKE


TEST FOR PLACEMENT

TUTORING RESOURCES AVAILABLE

READING ACT 19+

SAT 990

READING ACCUPLACER


SCORE 80

SCORE OF 80+

REGULAR ACCEPTANCE

 

 


**ACCUPLACER Testing appointments can be made by contacting the Trailblazer Academy Office, or registering through using the form below.


 


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