What is Placement Assessment?

COVID-19 Response

Due to COVID-19 Accuplacer Placement Testing is suspended until further notice. Please check back for updates.

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Placement Assessment

Placement Assessment tools assist incoming CAC students in selecting appropriate level courses.  Using one or more of the options below, along with talking to your academic advisor, appropriate course placement is determined.

Helpful Hints/Resources

  • •Have a question? Please email us at advising@centralaz.edu.
  • •Documents are Important!   Bring  unofficial high school transcripts if you are currently in high school or have graduated in the past 3 years, all college transcripts and  other scores (ACT, SAT, CLEP, AP, GED) to your advising appointment

Placement Options 1, 2, 3 or 4

Option #1: (Due to COVID 19 ~ Accuplacer testing is suspended. Past Accuplacer scores can be used for course placement.)

Accuplacer Score Sheet:    CLICK HERE
• Accuplacer Assessment: For more information CLICK HERE

Accuplacer Reading, Writing and Math Assessments are not timed and taken at any CAC testing center with an appointment, a CAC Student ID# number and picture ID

Option #2:

•High School GPA (Reading)   CLICK HERE
•High School GPA (English) CLICK HERE
•High School GPA (Math) CLICK HERE

For guidance  in appropriate math course placement please use the Math Placement Guide for Students and Advisors: CLICK HERE

Must be a current high school student or have graduated in the past 3 years.  Bring a copy of high school transcript to advising appointment.

Option #3


Check with your academic advisor to make sure scores are being read correctly.

Option #4

Advisors can use Multiple Measures to assist students in proper course placement. Multiple Measures take into account High School GPA within the last 3 years, along with Accuplacer, SAT, ACT and GED scores.