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What does my test score mean?

 

Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Test:

  • Score 78 to 120: Register for Freshman English (ENGL 1101)
  • Score 63 to 77: Register for College Prep English II (ENGL 0960)
  • Score 52 to 62: Register for College Prep English I (ENGL 0950)
  • Score 0 to 51: Meet with a Riverland counselor to discuss options, which can include: study and retest or work with an Adult Learning program in your community.

All other Liberal Arts Courses:

  • Score 63 to 120 Reading Comprehension: You are prepared to register for any Liberal Arts courses that do not have prerequisites.

Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Test - Cut scores for Career Programs:

(PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION)

Program Accuplacer Reading Cut Score Status of Score Implementation
Accounting 63 Recommended Spring 2015 - 63 required
Administrative Assistant 60 Recommended Spring 2015 - 60 required
Advanced Office Specialist 60 Recommended Spring 2015 - 60 required
Automotive Service Technology 70 Recommended  
Business 63 Required  
Cabinet Making 50 Recommended  
Carpentry Assistant 50 Recommended  
Carpentry Technology 50 Recommended  
CISCO Certified Network Associate 52 Recommended  
Collision Repair Technology 52 Recommended  
Computer Applications 60 Recommended Spring 2015 - 60 required
Computer Technology 52 Recommended  
Construction Electrician 52 Recommended  
Cosmetology 52 Recommended  
Criminal Justice - Corrections 63 Recommended  
Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 63 Recommended  
Customer Relations 60 Recommended Spring 2015 - 60 required
Desktop Publishing 60 Recommended Spring 2015 - 60 required
Diesel Technology 52 Recommended  
Fundamentals of Network Security 52 Recommended  
Fundamentals of Wireless LANS 52 Recommended  
Human Resource Development 60 Recommended  
Human Services 63 Required  
Industrial Maintenance & Mechanics 52 Recommended  
Leadership 60 Recommended  
Massage Therapist 52 Recommended  
Medical Administrative Assistant 60 Recommended Spring 2015 - 60 required
Medical Receptionist 60 Recommended Spring 2015 - 60 required
Medical Secretary 60 Recommended Spring 2015 - 60 required
Microsoft Systems Engineer 52 Recommended  
Network Security 52 Recommended  
Office Specialist 60 Recommended Spring 2015 - 60 required
Social Media Marketing 52 Recommended  
Supervisory Management 60 Recommended  
Truck Driving 52 Recommended  
Web Developer 52 Recommended  
Web Developer Game Design 52 Recommended  
Web Page Design 52 Recommended  
Welding 52 Recommended  
Wind Turbine Technician 52 Recommended  

Math Placements:

MATH 1110 - College Algebra OR MATH 1050 - Math for Liberal Arts:

    Score 63 to 120 on the Reading Comprehension test and
  • Score 76 to 120 on the Elementary Algebra test and
  • 50 to 120 on the College Level Math test

MATH 0570 - Intermediate Algebra:

  • 71 to 120 on the Elementary Algebra test or
  • 0 to 49 on College Level Math test

MATH 0560 - Introduction to Algebra:

  • 51 to 70 on the Elementary Algebra test or
  • 70 to 120 on Arithmetic test

MATH 0550 - Basic Math:

  • 35 to 69 on Arithmetic test
  • 0 to 34 on Arithmetic: Attend an Adult Learning course or schedule an appointment with a Riverland counselor.

STAT 2021 - Fundamentals of Statistics:

  • 71 to 120 on the Elementary Algebra test or
  • 0 to 49 on College Level Math test

Math for Career Programs:

Auto Service, Carpentry, Collision Repair, Construction Electrician, Diesel Technology, Industrial Maintenance, Machining, Wind

Math 0540 - Basic Technical Math:

  • 35 to 55 on Arithmetic test

MATH 1020 - Technical Math:

  • 51 to 120 on the Elementary Algebra test or
  • 56 to 120 on Arithmetic

ESL Scores:

Please schedule an appointment with Miguel Garate, Minority Student Advisor, Student Affairs 507-433-0686 or miguel.garate@riverland.edu.