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Assessment Placement Using Other Measures


The Assessment Test is designed to assist students to determine the most appropriate starting levels for English, English as Second Language, and Math classes.

Preparing for the Assessment can help you place into higher level courses so that you can reach your academic goal faster. Please visit the following link to access the free study app. Grossmont.edu/practicetest

You can make an appointment by logging into your WebAdvisor account or by calling the Assessment Center at (619) 644-7200.

If you have taken the Accuplacer Assessment Test at a San Diego County Community College, you can submit a copy of those results to the Assessment Center front desk for placement located in building 10.

Placement Using Other Measures

High school coursework and/or cumulative grade point average (GPA), Advanced Placement (AP), SAT/ACT, CAASPP scores, English and/or Math courses from another college or university can be used in lieu of an assessment test to determine your English and math placement levels.

  1. Reference the placement guide when using high school information.
    • In order to be placed into English and/or math, unofficial high school transcripts must be uploaded using the placement form.
  2. Download unofficial Advanced Placement (AP), SAT, ACT scores from College Board and attach scores in the placement form.
    • Please note, Official AP scores must be submitted to Grossmont College‚Äôs Admissions and Records Office by the College Board.
  3. If you previously took English and/or Math at another college or university, unofficial transcripts are accepted for placement and/or prerequisite clearances. (Courses must be equivalent to Grossmont College courses). You have two options:
    1. Upload unofficial transcripts in the placement form for English and/or Math placement.
    2. You can visit the Counseling Center to request English/Math placement using unofficial transcripts from another college, AP scores, SAT and ACT scores. Students can attend a mini session for placement inquiries. The Counseling Center is located in Building 10.
      * Official transcripts from other colleges and universities must be submitted to Admissions and Records at Grossmont College.