Entry-level Assessment

Entry-level assessment includes all testing required for admission to Connors State College and for placement into appropriate courses.  And, if necessary, includes the progression through the developmental course work and into college-level courses.


Primary Testing: 


ACT Test Scores must be submitted by all students who are younger than 21 years of age.  Anyone 21 years or older are not required to submit ACT scores, but must participate in secondary testing for placement purposes.


Secondary Testing (or, Placement Testing):


Any student who scores less than a 19 on the Writing Skills, Mathematics, or Reading tests on the ACT test must take that portion of the COMPASS test.  Students are placed into the appropriate level course based on the COMPASS cut-scores.


Developmental Courses:


Three Developmental English Classes:


Developmental Reading 1, ENGL 0003

Developmental Reading 2, ENGL 0013

Fundamentals of English, ENGL 0123


Three Developmental Math Classes:


Basic Math, MATH 0013

Elementary Algebra, MATH 0113

Intermediate Algebra, MATH 0123