Assessment Schedule

English and ESL Assessment Availability

The English Assessment is a computerized assessment consisting of a reading assessment and a writing assessment (editing text). Scores are available immediately upon completion of the assessment.

The ESL Assessment is a computerized assessment consisting of a reading assessment, grammar/usage assessment, and assessment of listening skills. Take this assessment if your first (native) language is NOT English. This includes:

Usually English Assessment takes 60-90 minutes to complete. Students who start the assessment at the ending time in the schedule may not have sufficient time to finish the assessment the same day.

See How Can I Prepare for the Assessments before taking your English or ESL Assessment.

Oceanside Campus English and ESL Assessment walk in hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

San Elijo Campus English and ESL assessment walk in hours:

February 1 - April 30***

Monday and Wednesday 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Thursday 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Closed Tuesday and Friday

May 1 - July 31***

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Mathematics Assessment Availability

The Math assessments are computerized; scores are available immediately upon completion of the assessment. It is a timed 75-minute assessment.

The computerized math assessment is offered on a drop-in basis at the locations listed below. Space is limited at the San Elijo Campus Testing Center and at the Math Learning Center at both campuses, and students will be taken on a first-come first-served basis. You should allow at least 1-1/2 hours to complete the math assessment process and arrive no later than the ending times listed below. Referrals are necessary for adaptive math assessment (from Disabled Student Programs and Services) or ESL math assessment (from Testing staff). Contact the Testing Department for information.

See How Can I Prepare for the Assessments before taking your Mathematics Assessment. Paper/pencil practice packets for Algebra Readiness, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra and Pre-Calculus are available in the bookstore for approximately $3.00. This is the same material that is available online.

Oceanside Campus Math Assessment walk in hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Oceanside Math Learning Center
Bldg. 1200, Library and Information Hub, first floor
Call 760-757-2121, ext. 6381 (when classes are in session)

San Elijo Campus Math Assessment walk in hours:

February 1 - April 30***

Monday and Wednesday 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Thursday 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Closed Tuesday and Friday

May 1 - July 31***

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

San Elijo Math Learning Center
Bldg. 100, Room 103, Library and Information Hub

Call 760-944-4449, ext.7781 (when classes are in session)

***Testing Services will be closed for the following holidays:

PLEASE BRING VALID PHOTO IDENTIFICATION WITH YOU!

Acceptable photo identification includes: student identification card, driver's license, state ID, military ID, passport, or high school yearbook (picture with name).