Assessment testing is offered at both KPC campuses.
ACCUPLACER testing provides students with useful information about their academic skills in math, English and reading. This test cannot be "passed" or "failed". The results, along with the student's academic background, goals and interests, are used by academic advisors and counselors to determine the appropriate course selection. To be admitted into a program at KPC, students are required take this test. Students must have the test results before registering for math, reading, speech and English courses. ACCUPLACER Assessment is recommended for all students. There are tips available for students who will be taking the test.
How it works
The multiple choice tests are untimed. The essay test may be timed or untimed.
What to take with you to the tests
On the day of the test, bring photo identification and check with the Learning Center at KBC (Homer) and at Student Services at KRC (Soldotna) for any other special materials to bring.
Check with the Learning Center at KBC and Student Services at KRC to see about specific site regulations regarding calculators, textbooks, protractors, notebooks, dictionaries or other papers of any kind. Additionally, anyone who gives or receives help during the test, or uses notes, books, or calculators of any kind may not be allowed to continue the test. The test score will be disregarded if there is reason to question its validity.
At the end of the test
Once you have completed a test, a score report will be created and provided to the student.
Making an appointment for testing
To schedule an ACCUPLACER appointment or to request accommodation requirements due to a documented disability, contact the appropriate campus.