Test scores for college placement

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Scores used for placement must be less than two years old. SPC uses the highest scores from the PERT, Accuplacer, ACT, and SAT administered within the last two years.

CPT
Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) 
Interim Scaled Score Range
Subject to change
Prior to 10/22/2013
Interim Scaled Score Range
Subject to change
On or after 10/22/2013
Placement
Reading subtest (110) 50-83 50-83 REA 0007
84-103 84-105 REA 0017 or REA 0056
104-150 106-150 No reading needed
120-150 120-150 Qualifies for honors with a score of 120 or higher in Writing (111)
Writing subtest (111) 50-89 50-89 ENC 0015
90-98 90-102 ENC 0025, ENC 0027 or ENC 0056
99-150 103-150 ENC 1101
120-150 120-150 Qualifies for honors with a score of 120 or higher in Reading (110)
Math subtest (112) 50-95 50-95 MAT 0022
96-112 96-113 MAT 0028
  107-113 MAT 0056
  110-113 MAT 0055
113-122 114-122 MAT 1033 or MAT 1100
123-150 Accuplacer College Level Math subtest (235) score required to determine eligibility for higher placement MAC 1105, MGF 1106, MGF 1107, STA 2023, or higher as determined by the Campus Academic Chair of Mathematics
CPT
Accuplacer 
Scaled Score Range Placement
Reading subtest (205) 20-53 REA 0007
54-82 REA 0017
75-82 REA 0990
83-120 No reading needed
100 -120 Qualifies for honors with a score of 100 or higher in Sentence Skills (200)
Sentence Skills subtest (200) 20-57 ENC 0015
58-82 ENC 0025
75-82 ENC 0990
83-120 ENC 1101
100-120 Qualifies for honors with a score of 100 or higher in Reading (205)
Arithmetic subtest (215) 20-64 MAT 0018
65-120 MAT 0028
80-120 MAT 0990
Elementary Algebra subtest (225) 20-71 See Arithmetic (215) score for placement
72-120 MAT 1033 or higher depending on College Level Math (235) score
College Level Math subtest (235) 20-40 See Elementary Algebra (225) score for placement
41-61 MAC 1105, MGF 1106, MGF 1107, and STA 2023
62-120 MAC 1105, MGF 1106, MGF 1107, STA 2023, or higher as determined by the Campus Academic Chair of Mathematics
SAT Redesign
The College Board 
Scaled Score Range Placement
SATRD EB Reading and Writing (72) Less than 440 Further testing needed for college prep level
440 or higher ENC 1101
SAT Redesign Math (71) Less than 440 Further testing needed for college prep level
440 or higher MAT 1033. Further testing needed for higher placement.

 

ACT Test
ACT, Inc. 
Interim Scaled Score Range
Subject to change
Prior to 10/22/2013 
Interim Scaled Score Range
Subject to change
On or after 10/22/2013
Placement
Reading subtest (179) Less than 18 Less than 19 Further testing needed for college prep level
18 or higher 19 or higher No reading needed
English subtest (177) Less than 17 Less than 17 Further testing needed for college prep level
17 or higher 17 or higher ENC 1101
Math subtest (181) Less than 19 Less than 19 Further testing needed for college prep level
19 or higher 19 or higher MAT 1033. Further testing needed for higher level placement