Assessment Tests

Test Minimum Required Score
  English Math
Old SAT

500

 

Critical Reading
550
New SAT

550

Evidence-Based

Reading and Writing

570
ACT 22 23
EPT 147 n/a
ELM n/a 50

CAASPP

EAP Status

1) Standard Exceeded:

Ready for college-level English coursework

OR

1) Standard Met:

Conditionally Ready for college-level English

AND

2) Completion of approved senior year-long course with a grade of C or better

(see course list below)

1) Standard Exceeded:

Ready for college-level English coursework

OR

1) Standard Met:

Conditionally Ready for college-level English

AND

2) Completion of approved senior year-long course with a grade of C or better

(see course list below)

*As of March 2016, the SAT test was redesigned and, as a result, the scoring structure was changed.

High School English Courses: High School Math Courses:
  • Expository Reading & Writing Course (ERWC)
  • AP Literature/Composition
  • Weighted Honors English
  • IB English
  • Trigonometry
  • Math Analysis
  • Pre-Calculus or Calculus
  • AP Calculus AB or BC
  • AP Physics
  • AP Statistics

 Use the following resources to determine what classes you are eligible to take based on your skill level:

Reading and Writing Skill Levels:  https://www.sdccd.edu/future-student/placement/math-city.aspx

Mathematics:

ELAC (L)
Formerly Known as ESOL  
Reading Skill Level / Milestone Eligible Courses 
L19 ELAC 015 or 015 & 016
L20 ELAC 023, 025 or 023, 025 & 026
L30 ELAC 033, 035
L40* ELAC 045
*At L40 skill level, you have the option to take the English test for native English speakers.
 
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