What does my score mean?
2020 Placement Assessment for Math
Placement Assessment for Majors Needing Algebra
|ALEKS SCORE||21 or Lower ACT; Math 520 or Lower SAT Math||22 or Higher ACT Math or 530 or Higher SAT Math or 3.5 Overall HS GPA|
|0%-9%||Math 00020 Pre-Algebra||Math 10675 Algebra for Calculus Boost; OR
Math 10771 Basic Math Concepts I Plus; OR
Math 10772 Modeling Algebra Plus; OR
|10%-24%||Math 00021 Basic Algebra I|
|25%-34%||Math 00022 Basic Algebra II|
|ALEKS SCORE||HS GPA||ANY ACT OR SAT SCORE|
|35%-44%||Math 10675 Algebra for Calculus Boost; Math 10771 Basic Math Concepts I Plus; Math 10772 Modeling Algebra Plus|
|45%-54%||3.5*||Math 10775 Algebra for Calculus Plus; Math 11009 Modeling Algebra; Math 14001 Basic Math Concepts I|
|55%-66%||3.5**||Math 11010 Algebra for Calculus|
|67%-77%||Math 11012 Intuitive Calculus; Math 11022 Trigonometry; Math 12011 Calculus with Pre-Calculus|
|78%+||Math 12002 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I; Math 12021 Calculus for Life Sciences|
*Students with an ALEKS score of 45-54% and a high school GPA lower than 3.5 may register for MATH 10675, 10771 or 10772.
*Students with an ALEKS score of 45-54% and a high school GPA higher than 3.5 may register for MATH 10775, 11009 or 14001.
**Students with an ALEKS score of 55-66% and a high school GPA lower than 3.5 may register for MATH 10775, 11009 or 14001.
**Students with an ALEKS score of 55-66% and a high school GPA higher than 3.5 may register for MATH 11010.
Placement Assessment for Majors Not Needing Algebra
21 or Lower ACT Math OR 520 or Lower SAT Math AND HS GPA below 3.0
ANY ACT Math/SAT Math OR HS GPA 3.0 or Higher
22 or Higher ACT Math or 530 or Higher SAT Math or 3.5 Overall HS GPA
|0%-9%: Math 00020 Pre-Algebra||Math 10040 Introductory Statistics Plus;
Math 10050 Quantitative Reasoning Plus
|Math 10041 Introductory Statistics;
Math 10051 Quantitative Reasoning;
Math 11008 Explorations in Modern Math
|10%-24%: Math 00021 Basic Algebra I|
|25%-34%: Math 00022 Basic Algebra II; Math 10040 Introductory Statistics Plus; Math 10050 Quantitative Reasoning Plus|
|35%-44%: Math 10041 Introductory Statistics; Math 10051 Quantitative Reasoning; Math 11008 Explorations in Modern Math|
** Students desiring to take a course other than MATH 10041, MATH 10051, or MATH 11008 must take the ALEKS assessment.
- Once you have completed the ALEKS® placement assessment your score will immediately be visible
- If you want to view your score at a later date after the placement assessment you can do this by logging into FlashLine and selecting the ALEKS® Math Placement. Once you are in ALEKS®, click the assessment button and your score will appear. Also, your score is also automatically added to your Kent State student profile which is accessible by your adviser one day after you have completed the assessment
- 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
- Course numbers for 00020-00024 were changed beginning in Fall 2013. The previous numbers were 10020-10024. If you have questions about these changes, please contact your academic advisor