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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.

 

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PLACEMENT GUIDE FOR OCU’S MATH SEQUENCE

MATH ACT STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT

 

MATH SAT STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT

MATH ACCUPLACER NEXT GENERATION FOR PLACEMENT

MATH ACCUPLACER CLASSIC STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT

CCP ADVISING OF PLACEMENT

TRADITIONAL PLACEMENT FOR MATH ELECTIVE

MATH ACT 12-16

MATH SAT 300-450

 

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA MATH SCORE: BELOW 57

NO COLLEGE MATH COURSES

Self pay only

Student must take SI090 Fundamentals of Mathematics

MATH ACT 17-18

MATH SAT 460-500

 

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

MATH SCORE 57+

NO COLLEGE MATH COURSES

Self pay only

Recommended SI092 Intro to Math Systems (prior to S1125) or SI096 Beginning Algebra (prior to S1131) or S1097 Quantitative Literacy as prerequisites for a credit-earning math elective.

MATH ACT 19-21

MATH SAT 510-530

NEXT GENERATION Quantitative Resoning, Algebra & Statistics:

SCORE: 263+

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

MATH SCORE 108  

OR

COLLEGE LEVEL MATH SCORE: 55+

SI131 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA: Self-pay only

SI125 QUANTITATIVE REASONING

SI141 STATISTICS & ANALYSIS

SI125 Quantitative Reasoning OR SI131 Intermediate Algebra

MATH ACT 22-23

MATH SAT 540-560

NEXT GENERATION Advanced Algebra & Functions

SCORE: 263+

COLLEGE LEVEL MATH SCORE 63+

SI152 COLLEGE ALGEBRA ALLOWED

 

Recommended SI152 College Algebra

 

 

 

MATH ACT 24+

MATH SAT 570+

NEXT GENERATION Advanced Algebra & Functions

SCORE:276+

COLLEGE LEVEL MATH SCORE 70+

SI226 CALCULUS I ALLOWED

Recommended 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. NO HIGH SCHOOL COURSE PREREQUISITES ARE REQUIRED FOR COURSEWORK. 

**TRADITIONAL STUDENTS MAY REGISTER FOR CALCULUS COURSE WITH AN ACCUPLACER CLASSIC SCORE OF 70 CLM OR NEXT GENERATION SCORE OF 276, AND WITH INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION.

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

 

ACCUPLACER NEXT GENERATION WRITING STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT

ACCUPLACER CLASSIC ENGLISH SENTENCE SKILLS STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT

CCP ADVISING OF PLACEMENT

TRADITIONAL PLACEMENT

ENGLISH ACT 1-14

EVIDENCE BASED READING AND WRITING SAT SCORE BELOW 310

NEXT GENERATION WRITING BELOW SCORE OF 263

ENGLISH SENTENCE SKILLS SCORE OF: 

1-53

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

EVIDENCE BASED READING AND WRITING SAT SCORE BELOW 310

NEXT GENERATION WRITING BELOW SCORE OF: 263

ENGLISH SENTENCE SKILLS SCORE OF: 54-87

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+

EVIDENCE BASED READING AND WRITING SAT SCORE OF 310+

NEXT GENERATION SCORE OF 263+

ENGLISH SENTENCE SKILLS SCORE OF 88+  

COMPOSITION 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 PROGRAM ACCEPTANCE

 

ACT STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT

 

SAT (2016) STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT

 

ACCUPLACER NEXT GENERATION READING STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT

 

ACCUPLACER CLASSIC READING COMPREHENSION STANDARD FOR PLACEMENT​

CCP ADVISING OF PLACEMENT

TRADITIONAL PLACEMENT

COMPOSITE ACT 5-15

SAT BELOW SCORE OF 990

NEXT GENERATION READING BELOW SCORE OF: 250

CLASSIC READING COMPREHENSION BELOW SCORE OF: 80

 

NO ACCEPTANCE,

STUDENTS MAY RETAKE

TEST FOR PLACEMENT

TUTORING RESOURCES AVAILABLE

COMPOSITE ACT 16-18

SAT BELOW SCORE OF 990

NEXT GENERATION READING BELOW SCORE OF: 250

CLASSIC READING COMPREHENSION BELOW SCORE OF: 80

NO ACCEPTANCE,

STUDENTS MAY RETAKE

TEST FOR PLACEMENT

TUTORING RESOURCES AVAILABLE

COMPOSITE ACT 19+

SAT 990

NEXT GENERATION READING SCORE OF 250+

CLASSIC READING COMPREHENSION SCORE OF: 80+ 

REGULAR ACCEPTANCE

 

 

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

 

Please use the form below to register to take the ACCUPLACER Placement Exam.

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