What is a good score on the compass test?

The passing scores on the COMPASS Exam are: Math-37; Reading-74; English 60. You may retest if you are within a 5 point range of the passing score. Retesting is permitted only once and only within two weeks of the original Exam. An additional $20 fee is required for the retest.

Is the Compass test the same as ACT?

The ACT itself is just one exam, with an optional writing section that can be added or left out. In contrast, the ACT Compass is a lineup of five different exams: Reading, Writing Skills (similar to the grammar and rhetoric questions on the ACT) Writing Essay, Mathematics and English as a Second Language (ESL).

What are Compass scores?

It is designed to evaluate your comprehension and vocabulary skills to determine your likelihood of success in standard literature and English courses. Reading scores range from zero to 100, and many institutions use a score of 70 or higher to determine proficiency.

What accuplacer score is equivalent to a 19 on the ACT?

1. Reading Assessments

01-09 01-34 20-29
10-13 35-60 ​30-44
14-18 61-80 ​45-72
19-36 81-99 ​73-120

What is Compass ACT?

ACT is phasing out Compass, a popular but controversial college placement test that colleges use to determine whether students need to take remedial courses. Community colleges and nonselective four-year institutions rely heavily on Compass and Accuplacer, a similar test from the College Board.

How long is a compass test good for?

Are these scores good forever? No they are not. Math test scores are valid for 1 year following your initial testing. English test scores are valid for 5 consecutive years following your initial testing.

Is 259 a good accuplacer score?

Each university determines what constitutes a “good” ACCUPLACER test score. Given that, our general advice is that you should aim for a score at least a 237 or higher.

What is a 75 on the accuplacer?

Final scores include percentile rankings, showing the proportion of testers who scored lower. For example, a 75th percentile ranking indicates that 75 percent of testers scored lower.

What is the required ACT score to pass compass?

COMPASS Score: 74 or higher or ACT Score 21. No reading improvement required. * Degree or certificate seeking students, or students enrolled in 12 or more hours who read below the equivalency of the 10th grade level are required to take the appropriate reading course.

How can I compare my sat and ACT scores?

If you have an SAT score, you can use the first table below to find comparable scores on the ACT. If you have taken the ACT, the second table gives you a score-by-score comparison with the SAT. These tables are also useful when looking at college, scholarship, or NCAA eligibility information.

How does the New Concordance affect Act and SAT scores?

Most high-scoring SAT test takers will be pleased to find that their ACT scores are a point higher when they convert with the new concordance. That means, however, that high-scoring ACT students will now see lower SAT scores when they convert with the new concordance.

Where can I find the SAT math to act math concordance tables?

College Board and ACT have provided SAT Math to ACT Math concordance tables and SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing to ACT English + Reading (note that the latter is on a 72 point scale instead of 36). To access these tables, please download the PDF of the Compass comparison resource.