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Placement Requirements

Placement Requirements for Transition

Effective Spring 2019

Next Generation Accuplacer: LCTCS Scores and Placement

Classic ACCUPLACER

Next Generation ACCUPLACER

Placement

ACT

SAT (2018 Concordance table)

Compass

Writing

 

 

 

86-117

250+

 

1st college-level English 101

>18

>500

>70

60-85

225-249

 

English 099

14-17

360-490

38-69

20-59

200-224

 

English 095

0-13

350 or below

0-37

Reading

 

 

 

85-120

256-279

 

Exempt from any remedial Reading

 

 

 

53-84

235-255

 

Reading 099

>12

 

>51

20-52

213-234

 

Adult Basic Ed

0-11

 

0-50

Math

 

 

 

 

Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra & Statistics

Advanced Algebra and Functions (AAF)

 

 

 

 

99-120

 

276-300

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

45-98

263+

250-275

College Algebra 110

>19

> 510

>40

20-44

250-262

200-249

College-level math (other than College Algebra) or Math 099

16-18

430-500

26-39

65-120

250-262

 

College-level math (other than College Algebra) or Math 099

16-18

430-500

26-39

46-64

242-249

 

Math 095

0-15

420 or below

0-25

20-45

230-241

 

Adult Basic Education

 

 

 

Credit Based on ACT/SAT Scores

College credit will be awarded to students who earn appropriate scores on the ACT/SAT in English and Math.

Credit will be awarded for English 101 to students who meet the following minimum criteria for ACT or SAT scores earned in a single test:

  • An ACT English score of 28 or above and an ACT Composite score of 25
  • An SAT Verbal score of 630 plus a combined SAT Verbal and SAT Math total score of 1130

Credit will be awarded for Math 110 to students who meet the following minimum criteria for ACT or SAT scores earned in a single test:

  • An ACT Math score of 26 or higher
  • An SAT Math score of 600 or higher

Credit is awarded only for official scores sent directly to LDCC from the testing company.

Practical Nursing TD Required Scores for PN Entry

Math

Compass Score

(Algebra)

ACT Range

Classic Accuplacer (Elem. Algebra)

Next Generation Accuplacer

(Algebra and Statistics)

Course Placement

0– 25

0 - 15

   20-47        230-249(QAS)

Math 095

26 - 32

16 - 17

Recommended if placed in Math 095             Recommended if place in Math 095

Math 099

>33

> 18

  >48             >243(QAS)

Score Meets or Exceeds Requirements

English

Compass Score

(Language)

ACT Range

Classic Accuplacer        Next Generation Accuplacer

  (Sentence Skills)                     (Writing)

Course Placement

0 - 37

0 - 13

           20-59                                  200-224

English 095

38 – 69

14 - 16

           60-73                                  225-249

English 099

>70

>17

            >74 >241

Score Meets or Exceeds Requirements

Reading

Compass Score ACT Range Classic Accuplacer  Next Generation Accuplacer Course Placement
0 – 84 0 - 19 20-64   200-234 Reading 095
>85 >20 >20 >250 Score Meets or Exceeds Requirements

Note: Practical Nursing candidates are limited in taking the Accuplacer to three (3) exams in the previous three (3) years. 

Pharmacy Technician TD Required Scores for Entry

Math

Compass Score

(Algebra)

ACT Range

Classic Accuplacer (Elem. Algebra)

Next Generation Accuplacer

(Algebra and Statistics)

Course Placement
0– 25 0 - 15  20-47  230-249(QAS)  Math 095
26 - 32 16 - 17 Recommended if placed in Math 095  Recommended if place in Math 095  Math 099
>33

> 18

>48 >243(QAS)  Score Meets of Exceeds Requirements

English

Compass Score

(Language)

ACT Range

Classic Accuplacer        Next Generation Accuplacer

  (Sentence Skills)                     (Writing)

Course Placement

0 - 37

0 - 13

           20-59                                  200-224

English 095

38 – 69

14 - 16

           60-73                                  225-249

English 099

>70

>17

            >74 >241

Score Meets or Exceeds Requirements

Reading

Compass Score

ACT Range

Classic Accuplacer         Next Generation Accuplacer

Course Placement

0 – 84

0 - 19

          20-64                                 200-234

Reading 095

>85

>20

           >65                                      >250

Score Meets or Exceeds Requirements

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