Early Assessment Program (EAP)
Students who participated in the Smarter Balanced EAP (Early Assessment Program) as part of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) their junior year of high school, may be able to clear both or one section of the placement test.
It is important to note that EAP results must be used within two years from the date of your CAASPP test. Completion of the placement test is required if EAP results are over two years. Please plan according.
EAP College Ready (Standard Exceeded) results in English and/or math will place you into: English-1A and/or Math-11 College Algebra or Mat-12 Statistics
• Contact the Assessment Center to ensure clearance from this portion of the placement test.
• Completion of the placement test is required for possible higher math placements.
EAP Conditionally Ready (Standard Met) results in English and/or math may be used in conjunction with high school transcripts showing an approved senior year-long English or math course** with a “C” or better in each term.
• A Matriculation Appeal Form* will need to be filled out at the Counseling Office to be submitted along with unofficial high school transcripts and a copy of your EAP results. Copies of the EAP results can be obtained from the Assessment Center.
• Once approved, you will be eligible for placement into: English-1A and/or Math-11 College Algebra or Mat-12 Statistics
Not Yet Ready (Standard Nearly or Not Met)
• Completion of the placement test is required for placement.
*Matriculation Appeal Form can take up to 5 business days for processing.
**Approved courses that will clear EAP Conditional Ready results:
Completion of a year-long English course taken your senior year in high school with a grade of C or better.
• Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) - Adopted as a full year course in the 12th grade being taught by a certified instructor.
• International Baccalaureate (IB) English
• Advanced Placement—Language and Composition or Literature and Composition
• English course approved for extra honors weight on the University of California "a-g" Doorways course.
Completion of a year-long math course taken your senior year in high school with a grade of C or better.
• Trigonometry and Math Analysis
• AP Calculus AB
• AP Calculus BC
• AP Statistics
• AP Physics
Any other year-long high school math course with Algebra 2 or Integrated Math III as a prerequisite is approved
Please contact the Assessment Center if you need further assistance.
Library Building (First Floor)
Phone (951) 372-7176