American River College
Assessment Center
Student Informed Testing Request
TESTING PROCEDURES
Students are advised not to take any exams if they are ill, hungry, overly tired, or pressed for time.
Students should do their best on each test, in order to achieve a result that accurately reflects their knowledge
and academic ability. The placement determines the course level and may affect the number of courses and
semesters that a student may need to devote to their coursework.
No food or beverages are allowed in the Assessment lab.
Only those students taking tests are allowed in the lab. No children are allowed in the lab.
Before entering the lab,
have photo ID out.
turn all electronic devices (cell phones, dictionaries etc.) completely off and put them away.
review the sample test (No sample test is available for Chemistry.)
Cheating will result in termination of the test and disciplinary action may be taken.
The examiner will assist students in getting started with the test/assessment.
Results will be available immediately after testing. ESL results will be available in 3 working days.
Test recommendation is subject to change at any time.
Students who have a verified disability and need special accommodations should contact
DSP&S at 484-8382. For Learning Disabilities, contact Anita at 484-8938 or Kathleen
at 484-8756.
TEST INFORMATION
Learning and Study Strategies Inventory Allow approximately 30 minutes.
This invento
ry is used to assess students’ awareness of their use of learning and study strategies. This inventory is
administered
o
n
t
he computer and is not timed.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Allow approximately 3 hours.
A student may re-test one time, Districtwide after a
30 calendar-day waiting period.
A student may not test after starting the ESL course sequence.
The ESL test is for students whose native
language is not English and who wish to enroll in ESL classes. The test
consists of four parts. Listening, reading, and grammar are administered on the computer and are not timed. The essay
is timed for 30 minutes.
Chemistry Allow 45 minutes. Only one attempt is permitted.
The Chemistry test consists of general chemistry topics, lab skills questions, and math skills. A calcul
ator and
periodic table will be provided. This multiple-choice test is paper/pencil based and is timed.
Math Competency Allow 30 minutes for the E
lementary Algebra test. Allow 60 minutes for the Intermediate Algebra test.
A maximum of 4 attempts within a two-year period is per
mitted.
The math competency is administered to students who are applying for the AA/AS Degree and have an approval form
signed by their counselor. These tests are paper/pencil based and timed. C
alculators are not allowed.
I have read the
information on this page.
INITIAL HERE _______________
Page 1
Due to privacy concerns, Assessment Staff will not reveal to anyone whether a student is testing or whether an
individual has entered or exited the Testing Lab.
I have turned my cell phone completely off; if my cell phone rings or vibrates or is not powered off in the testing lab, I may
be dismissed and referred for disciplinary action. INITIAL HERE__________
Information regarding American River College’s Assessment Process, assessment tests and testing guidelines has been presented
to me. I understand this information and request to take the test(s) selected above.
I understand that I should do my best to achieve a result that accurately reflects my knowledge and academic ability.
I understand that the placement determines the course level and may affect the number of courses and semesters that I may need to
devote to my coursework.
I have read the relevant test information on Page 1.
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Signature
Date
07/29/19
American River College
Assessment Center
Student Informed Testing Request
Name :
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Print LAST NAME Print FIRST NAME
Student ID # :
Date of Birth :
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Month Day Year
Please mark the test(s) you wish
to take:
English as a Second Language (ESL) ACCUPLACER & Writing Sample
As part of the assessment process for placement into ESL. A student may re-test one time, Districtwide after a
30 cal
endar-day waiting period. A student may not test after starting the ESL course sequence.
Learning and Study Strategies Inventory - LASSI
As part of the Assessment process for awareness of learning and study strategies. Only one attempt is permitted.
Student Key for 2nd time LASSI: ______________________________________.
Chemistry CCDT
As part of the assessment process for placement into Chemistry 400. Only one attempt is permitted.
Math Competency
To meet the AA/AS Degree requirement. I understand that I am eligible for a maximum of 4 attempts in any 2 year period.
I may not test more than twice in any semester or more than once during any summer session, with 30 days between
attempts. I must submit a Math Competency Approval Form signed by a counselor.
Elementary Algebra DTMS
Intermediate AlgebraLos Rios Mathematics Competency Exam
Office Use Only
ID CK _______________
RPET _______________
MATH COMP FORM
WS: P_______C______
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I am a student with a disability and
require accommodations for
assessment.
YES
NO
Note: If you have an accommodation
on file and choose to test without
accommodations, you may not be
given an extra testing attempt with
accommodations.
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