What kind of math is on the compass test?
Mathematics – The multiple choice math placement test evaluates basic skills in five subject areas (pre-algebra, algebra, college algebra, trigonometry and geometry).
What is the compass Assessment test?
The COMPASS exam is an untimed, computerized test that helps SGSC evaluate your skills and place you into appropriate courses. The COMPASS offers tests in English (writing), math, and reading. Your score report will include placement messages informing you what courses you should take and what you are to do next.
What does the compass test consist of?
The Compass Tests are comprised of five separate content area tests (mathematics, writing skills, reading, writing essay, and English as a Second Language). The test questions are multiple choice and one written essay.
How do I take the Compass test?
The tests are usually given in the college testing center. Students register through the testing center and pay a small fee. If a student will not be near his or her college testing center, the student can use a Compass Internet remote testing site. On test day, students should take a valid photo I.D.
Is Compass test online?
Compass directors are available to help you interpret your results and turn them into concrete decisions. Self-administered exams: At your convenience. We can set you up with a test and instructions for self-administration at home. We even have online videos to provide virtual proctoring.
How long are Compass test scores valid?
Math test scores are valid for 1 year following your initial testing. English test scores are valid for 5 consecutive years following your initial testing.
What is a good math accuplacer score?
Each university determines what constitutes a “good” ACCUPLACER test score. Given that, our general advice is that you should aim for a score at least a 237 or higher.