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What does my score mean?

2017 Placement Assessment for Math

Placement Assessment for Math for Majors Needing Algebra

ALEKS PLACEMENT SCORE SAT OR ACT MATH SCORE MATH CLASS
0-9% 21 or Lower ACT Math or 520 or Lower SAT Math Math 00020
0-9%  22 or Higher ACT Math or 530 or Higher SAT Math Math 10771 Basic Math Concepts I Plus
10-24% 21 or Lower ACT Math or 520 or Lower SAT Math Math 00021
10-24% 22 or Higher ACT Math or 530 or Higher SAT Math Math 10772 Modeling Algebra Plus
25-34% 21 or Lower ACT Math or 520 or Lower SAT Math Math 00022
25-34% 22 or Higher ACT Math or 530 or Higher SAT Math Math 10773 Algebra for Calculus Stretch1
35-44% Any ACT or SAT score Math 10771 Basic Math Concepts I Plus
Math 10772 Modeling Algebra Plus
Math 10773 Algebra for Calculus Stretch1
45-54% Any ACT or SAT score Math 10775 Algebra for Calculus Plus
Math 11009, 14001
55-66% Any ACT or SAT score Math 11010
67-77% Any ACT or SAT score Math 11012, 11022, 12001, 12011
78% or higher Any ACT or SAT score Math 12002, 12021

 

Placement Assessment for Majors Not Needing Algebra

ALEKS PLACEMENT SCORE

SAT OR ACT MATH SCORE

MATH CLASS

0-44% 22 or Higher ACT Math or 530 or Higher SAT Math NO ALEKS PLACEMENT NEEDED.
These students place directly into MATH 10041, 10051, or 11008.**
0-9% 21 or Lower ACT Math 520 or Lower SAT Math Math 00020
10-24% 21 or Lower ACT Math 520 or Lower SAT Math Math 00021
25-34% 21 or Lower ACT Math 520 or Lower SAT Math Math 00022
35-44% 21 or Lower ACT Math 520 or Lower SAT Math Math 10041, 10051, 11008

** Students desiring to take a course other than MATH 10041, MATH 10051, or MATH 11008 must take the ALEKS assessment.

Printable Version of the Placement Assessment for Math (PDF)

Improve your score with Learning Modules
  • You may improve your score by completing a six week ALEKS® learning module, then registering for a reassessment.  This is the only way to change your placement to a different mathematics course.  Students who score at least 80% mastery in their Learning Module have an excellent chance of improving their placement on an ALEKS® reassessment.  Please visit the Placement Channel on the Student Tools tab in FlashLine to link to the Learning Modules.