English Placement Flowchart

Please note: ENG088 has been renamed to ENG096 effective Spring 2020.

Accuplacer Cut Score Chart and Placement Grid

English Placement – To determine a student’s English placement, look at both the Reading Comprehension (RC) and the Sentence Skills (SS) scores.

RC Score (DA03 in Banner) SS Score (DA04 in Banner) English Placement
≤ 39 Service Learning Essay Required
≤ 49 Service Learning Essay Required
≥40 ≥50 Proficient Reader Essay Required
>83 ≥88 ENG 101

NCC Supplemental (non-Accuplacer) English Tests

Essay (DA09 in Banner)

Score

Placement

4

Transitional –Non Credit English EDUCD5002

6

ENG 088

7

ENG 101 / ENG 101W

8

ENG 101

Check the recommendation field at the bottom of the SOATEST screen for the exact course placement.

 

Students who achieve a certain score on either of two portions of the SAT are exempt from taking the Accuplacer English test.

Banner Code Type of Test Score Placement

RSAT

SAT Critical Reading

>450

ENG 101

WSAT

SAT Writing

>450

ENG 101

ACT1

ACT Composite

47

ENG 101

ACTE

ACT English

21

ENG 101

 

ESL Placement is determined by a combination of an in-house essay and two (2) Accuplacer tests.

DA06 LOEP: Reading Skills
DA08 LOEP: Language Use

ESL students can get their course placements from the ESL Division in E206 and E202.