Placement Chart

 

  400-1600 1-36 20-120 200-300  
  SAT ACT Accuplacer
(Classic)

(Reading Comprehension)
Accuplacer
(Next Generation)
(Reading)
Course Recommendation
Reading 970 18 80 250 College level classes



Accuplacer
(Classic)

(Sentence Skills)
Accuplacer
(Next Generation) 
(Writing)
 
Writing

0-720 0-13 20-43 236 and below Basic Academic Writing
730-95 14-17 44-85 237-249 Elements of Writing 
960-1600 18-36 86 and above 250 and above Composition 1 



Math
SAT
(Total)
ACT
(Total)
Accuplacer
(Classic)
(Arithmetic)
Accuplacer
(Classic) (Elementary Algebra)
Accuplacer
(Classic) (College Level Math)

Accuplacer
(Next Generation)
(Arithmetic)

Accuplacer
(Next Generation) (Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics)
Accuplacer
(Next Generation) (Advanced Algebra and Functions)
Recommendation
Up to 950 Up to 17 Up to 74     Up to 249    
  • Review of Mathematics
  • Basic Math
  • Survey of Math 
960 and above 18 and above 75 and above     250 and above    
  • Math for Liberal Arts 
  • Math for Elementary Teachers 
960 and above 18 and above  96 and above     250 and above     Statistics 
1060 and above 21 and above   80 and above     260 and above 200-229
  • Course Algebra 
  • Finite Math 
1230 and above 26 and above     60 and above     230-260 Pre-Calculus 
1230 and above 26 and above     80 and above     ALEKS minimum score (75) required Calculus  


ESL Placement (Reading Skills and Listening) 20-120

(To progress from Level 1, students must both pass their classes and meet the cut scores. To progress from Level 2 and Level 3, students must pass their classes)

Reading 56 and below Listening 49 and below (Level 1)

  • ESL 010 2 ESL Writing 1
  • ESL 017 1 ESL Skill Building 1
  • ESL 020 2 ESL Lab
  • ESL 090 3 Beginning ESL Communication Skills

Reading 57-82 Listening 50-69 (Level 2)

  • ESL 037 1 ESL Skill Building 2
  • ESL 091 3 Intermediate ESL communication Skills
  • ENG 022 2 Basic Academic Writing

Reading 83-102 Listening 70-89 (Level 3)

  • ESL 057 1 ESL Skill Building 3
  • ESL 092 3 Advanced ESL Communication Skills
  • ENG 101 3 Elements of Writing

Reading 103 + Listening 90+

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***There will be no charge for students testing as part of their class. For those students wanting to take additional tests, there will be a $20 charge, and a 2-week waiting period between tests.

Contact Us:


Ottumwa Campus
Testing Center
Indian Hills Community College
Success Center Room 101H
525 Grandview Ave.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Phone
(641) 683-5142
(800) 726-2585, ext. 5142
[email protected]

 
Centerville Campus
Academic Success Center
Indian Hills Community College
721 North First Street
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone
(641) 856-2143
(800) 670-3641, ext. 2214
[email protected]