ACCUPLACER Test Information
The ACCUPLACER exam is a test used by many school to evaluate an incoming student's readiness for college. The ACCUPLACER helps a school place the student in the appropriate course level. The ACCUPLACER test is developed and administered by the College Board, the maker of the ACT exam. The exam is computer-adaptive, meaning that the difficulty of the test questions will vary based on how a student answers previous questions. The ACCUPLACER test consists of assessments in the following areas: arithmetic, elementary algebra, college-level math, reading comprehension, sentence skills, essay writing and English as a Second Language (ESL). The school that is giving the test will specify which sections of the test the student should take.
Some questions are from the following sources:
Erik Jacobsen at www.erikthered.com/tutor
From the New York State Education Department. "High School Regents Examinations". Internet. Available from www.nysedregents.org; accessed 8/29/2011.
CK-12 Foundation - www.ck12.org
BEHS Sat Prep - https://behssatprep.wikispaces.com/
PWN the SAT - http://blog.pwnthesat.com/