COURSE PLACEMENT

Course Placement Score Qualifications

HutchCC utilizes ACT, COMPASS, ASSET, and ACCUPLACER for Course Placement.

ACT® -- Writing, Reading, & Math Scores for placement

    English Composition 1A: ACT English score of 20 or above
    English Composition 1B: ACT English Score of 17-19
    Basic English: ACT English Score of 16 or below
    Reading Comprehension: ACT Reading Score of 16 or below
    College Algebra: ACT Mathematics Score of 21 or higher (Note: If below 21, students must complete a placement exam in order to be enrolled into a mathematics course.)

COMPASS -- Writing, Reading, and Math Scores for placement

Score Levels

    English Composition 1A: Writing placement score of 76 or above
    English Composition 1B: Writing placement score of 53-75
    Basic English: Writing placement score of 52 or below
    Reading Comprehension: Reading placement score of 74 or below   
    College Algebra: Math placement score (Algebra) of 48 or above
    Intermediate Algebra: Math placement score (Algebra) of 28-47
    Basic Algebra: Math placement score (Algebra) of 27 or below—regardless of Pre-Algebra score

ASSET -- Writing and Reading Skills

Score Levels

    English Composition 1A:  Writing placement score of 45 or above
    English Composition 1B:  Writing placement score of 41-44
    Basic English: Writing placement score of 40 or below
    Reading Comprehension: Reading placement score of 38 or belowACCUPLACER (Elementary Algebra Version) -- Math Scores for placement

Score Levels

    College Algebra: Math placement score (Elementary Algebra version) of 75 or above
    Intermediate Algebra: Math placement score (Elementary Algebra version) of 57-74
    Basic Algebra: Math placement score (Elementary Algebra version) of 0-56


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