Test Retake Policy

English, Math, and ESL (English as a Second Language) Placement Tests 

Students taking a test.

English and Math:

           You may retake the placement tests after two weeks.  But you may take the tests only two times per testing cycle.

           Testing cycles:     Pre-Fall:    March through August

                                Pre-Spring:   October through January

ESL (English as a Second Language):

          1.    If you have never enrolled in ESL 110, 120, 130, 140, 150,  or 160:

                    You may retake the ESL Placement Test after two weeks.  But you may take the tests only two times per testing cycle.

          2.    If you have enrolled in ESL 110-160:

                    You may retake the ESL Placement Test three months after the posting of the final semester grade for the class.

The CCSF placement tests are are designed to help you determine your Math and English skills before you enroll in Math, English, or ESL courses.  If you wish to jump course levels after you have enrolled, contact the Math Department Chair, the English Eligibility Coordinator, or the ESL Coordinator for an individual assessment. 

Chemistry Placement Test

1.    If you have never enrolled in a Chemistry class:

           You may retake the placement test after two weeks.

           Testing cycles:     Pre-Fall:    End of April through August

                                      Pre-Spring:    End of October through January

2.    If you are currently enrolled in a Chemistry class:

          You may NOT retake the placement tests.

3.    If you have completed or withdrawn from a Chemistry class:

          You may retake the test(s) three months after the posting of the final semester grade for the class.

 

 

For more information regarding test retake policies please contact the Testing Office at (415) 239 - 3124.

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