Assessment Services provides the following tests
- Placement Testing
- ESL Placement Testing
- Placement Testing on-site at local district feeder high schools
- Evaluation of placement test results from other 2-year colleges
- Proctoring Services for Distance Learning Exams
Placement Tests: English, Math and Chemistry
The Placement Tests are designed to assess the current reading, writing,
math and chemistry skills of new and continuing students wanting
to enroll in an English, Math, or Chemistry course while attending
College (SRJC). The results from your placement tests determine
your eligibility to enroll in courses that are appropriately matched
to your skill level. In addition, several multiple measures are also considered when determining course placement. http://www.santarosa.edu/app/placement/English-Math-Chemistry/.
Assessment Services will accept placement test results from other 2-year colleges for evaluation.
Fax your official placement test result to Assessment Services at (707) 524-1638.
ESL (English as a Second Language) Placement Test
ESL Placement Testing is offered
at the Assessment Services Centers on the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses, http://www.santarosa.edu/app/placement/English-as-Second-Language/.
An appointment is required for the ESL Placement Test at the Santa Rosa Campus; contact
the ESL Testing Specialist for more information at (707) 527-4881. No appointments
are necessary at the Petaluma Campus, and drop-in is available on specific days and
times. For information regarding ESL testing at the Petaluma Campus call (707) 778-3908.
Check the testing schedule for dates, times and locations.
Mathematics Competency Exams
Please read before making an appointment for an mathematics competency
exam. Math Competency detail (PDF:
Algebra Competency Exam (ACE)
The Intermediate Algebra Competency Exam (ACE) is offered to students new to Santa
Rosa Junior College (SRJC) who need to fulfill the SRJC math requirement for an
Associate Degree. The ACE is a 30 question exam with a time limit of 2 hours and
45 minutes. The test covers topics from intermediate algebra. Non-graphics calculators
are provided, but graphing calculators are not allowed. Please be advised that this
exam is not transferable, and it is not part of the math course sequence. Students
will be allowed to attempt the exam twice per term. In the event that a student
does not pass the exam on the first attempt, a personalized study plan and review
material will be provided within the online testing program to assist in preparation
for the second attempt. This student plan will be available for 16 weeks. The ACE
is not a Placement Test. In addition, the ACE does not apply to the SRJC math course
sequence, and it is not transferable.
Catalog rights determine which math competency
exam a student may complete. To make an appointment or for more information contact
Assessment & GED Services at (707) 527-4661.
Graduation Math Competency Exam (GMCT)
The Math Competency Exam is offered to students ready to graduate
and who have not fulfilled the SRJC Math requirement for
the A.A./A.S. degree. A
score of 24 out of 40 is required to pass this exam. Students who do not achieve
a passing score will be allowed to retest in the
following Fall, Spring, or Summer term. Students who are currently enrolled in an
SRJC course may drop-in to the College Skills Department for tutoring and instruction.
The GMCT is not a
Placement Test. In addition, the GMCT does not apply to the SRJC math
course sequence, and it is not transferable.
Catalog rights determine which math competency exam a student
may complete. To make an appointment or for more information contact
Assessment & GED Services at (707) 527-4661.
GED (General Educational
Distance Education Proctoring
Contact Assessment Services at (707) 527-4661 to schedule
an appointment to have a Distance Learning exam proctored
at SRJC. Proctoring
High School Advanced Placement Exam
If you have taken the Advanced Placement exams and your test scores are 3 or higher,
you are exempt from taking the placement test. Complete a Prerequisite
Equivalency Form and submit it to Admissions and Records.
You are strongly encouraged to consult with a counselor about Campus specific provisions
for AP credit.
High School Placement Testing
Assessment Services visits several high schools and
administers the English, and Math placement tests
to their seniors
during the spring
contact the Testing Technician at (707) 521-7823
to schedule a visit or for more information.
Evaluation of Placement Test Results
Placement test results from other two-year colleges
will be accepted for evaluation. Fax your official
Santa Rosa Campus at (707) 524-1638, or at the
Petaluma Campus at (707) 778-3910.
If you have a verifiable disability and require special accommodations for the placement
or ATB tests, please contact the Disability Resources Department at the Santa Rosa
Campus at (707) 527-4278 or the Petaluma Campus at (707) 778-2430.
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