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Welcome to the Assessment Center

The Assessment Center is a welcoming and knowledgeable resource where students new to Grossmont College can receive assistance with the onboarding process. Our primary goal is to work with students to determine the most appropriate starting levels for English, English as Second Language (ESL), and Math classes.

To make an appointment for our services or to ask any questions, please call the Assessment Center at (619) 644-7200 or visit our front desk in Building 10 at Grossmont College.

Assessment Test

*NOTE: There will be no scheduled English and Math assessment sessions for the month of February due to testing and maintenance of our systems. Testing will resume on March 5th.

There are multiple ways in which a student can receive English and Math placement. Students can utilized our scheduled Assessment Sessions to be assessed through a proctored test on-campus. To sign up for an Assessment Session in English and/or Math or English as a Second Language (ESL), students can book appointments through clicking on "Step 2" on WebAdvisor, calling the Assessment Center at (619) 644-7200, or visiting our front desk in Building 10 at Grossmont College. 

Assessment Test Exemption

If college level work has been completed from a high school or a different institution, students can submit the appropriate documentation through an online form for possible assessment test exemption.

World Language and Chemistry 141 Tests  

The Assessment Center also provides various tests for placement into World Language courses. These tests are available to take once a semester for students who are not currently enrolled into a World Language course. A chemistry test for placement into Chemistry 141 is also available for students to take. This test can only be taken once and will not be available to students who have already enrolled into Chemistry 120.

Institutional ESL Assessment for International Students 

Grossmont College offers an Institutional ESL Assessment. The minimum placement score is ESL 103 for admission purposes. The ESL placement score is good for 1 year and ESL assessment test can be taken once per application period. For more information, test dates, and to register, please click here: Institutional ESL Assessment Registration Form. Please register early to save your space. Results will available within 3-4 business days. This is a free ESL assessment, there are no fees associated with this assessment.

Last Updated: 01/23/2018

Practice Tests

English as a Second Language
Chemistry 141

Student Services & Administration
Building 10, room 170


Mon-Tues: 8am - 6pm
Wed-Thurs: 8am - 5pm
Fri: 8am - 1pm


December 22, 2017 through January 1, 2018
January 15, February 16-19, and May 28

*Hours subject to change


Please have your
Student ID # ready!

Assessment Scores 
are available on WebAdvisor!

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