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- Private Testing Information
- Ability-To-Benefit Testing
- ENLA Testing

Map

- How to Find Us
- Getting Parking

Pre-Tests and Preparation

- Mandatory Math Pre-test
- English
- Reading

Orientation

- Orientation Information

Re-Testing

- Re-test Information

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Assessment Center Home

Long Distance and Private Testing
Ability-To-Benefit (ATB) Testing
ENLA Testing
Map to Assessment Center
Parking
Rio Hondo Assessment Pre-tests
Orientation
Re-testing
 

 

CLEP/TEAS/DANTES/Long Distance Testing

If you are interested in scheduling a CLEP, TEAS, DANTES or any other proctoring service, please send your e-mail request to Eva Menchaca at emenchaca@riohondo.edu

 

*Long Distance Learning Assessment Testing. If you are a Rio Hondo student living outside of the area of Rio Hondo College and you need to take an Assessment Test, please send your e-mail request to Eva Menchaca at emenchaca@riohondo.edu

 

Ability-To-Benefit Testing                                                             Back to Top

Students who qualify for Financial Aid and do not have a high school diploma or GED certificate may take an Ability-To-Benefit (ATB) test. You may qualify to receive Financial Aid by achieving a minimum score and completing the Financial Aid packet.

The ATB test will be offered only with the approval of the Financial Aid Department.

 

ENLA Testing

English as a New Language test is offered by appointment only.

 

Campus Map and Getting to the Assessment Center

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Map of Rio Hondo College

Map of the Learning Resource Center

The Assessment Center is located in the Learning Resource Center in room LRC 130.

The Assessment Office is located in the Learning Resource Center in room LRC 141.

 

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Parking permits can be purchased for $3.00 (cash only - exact cash prefer) at the Parking Information Booth located on College Drive (Coming up on the left side)/Lot 2.

 Recommendation: Park in student lots "C" or "A" - The lots closest to the Learning Resource Center.

 

Pre-tests

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Math:

The mandatory Math Pre-test used for review should be completed before taking your Math assessment test. Bring this completed pre-test with you to the Assessment Center (Room LR141) on the day of your appointment. The Pre-Test can be found below.

 

Click Here --->Mandatory Math Pre-test (it has only 35 questions) Make sure to circle the test that you need to take base on how many problems did you answer correctly.

 

Preparation for the Math assessment tests can be found at the Math & Science Department's website here.

 

Preparation for the individual (NOT MANDATORY PRE- TEST) tests can be found below:

 

(The Algebra Readiness test can recommend you for Math 20, Math 30, or Math 50)

Algebra Readiness Practice Test

Algebra Readiness Practice Test Answers

 

(The Elementary Algebra test can recommend you for Math 50 or Math 70)

Elementary Algebra Practice Test

Elementary Algebra Practice Test Answers

 

(The Intermediate Algebra test can recommend you for Math 70, 120, 130, 150, 160, or 175)

Intermediate Algebra Practice Test

Intermediate Algebra Practice Test Answers

 

Pre-Calculus Practice Links

Got to: mdtp.ucsd.edu   You will find a list of sample tests provided by the group that created the actual test you will be taking.  Go down the list of sample tests and click on the one that is titled something like Precalculus Diagnostic Test.”  Also, you can use google.com to search pre-calculus samples.

 

English:

Preparation for the (Accuplacer) English test can be found here.

Practice tests for English can be found here. OR copy and paste the next link to your browser www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/accuplacer

 

Reading:

Preparation for the (Accuplacer) Reading test can be found here.

Practice tests for Reading can be found here. OR copy and paste the next link to your browser www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/accuplacer

 


 

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The purpose of a Rio Hondo College orientation is to familiarize you with Rio Hondo College as quickly as possible. In the orientation you will be going over pertinent information explaining registration procedures, class appointments, and setting up a class schedule.

Orientation is provided for you after completing your assessment tests.

No appointments are needed for an orientation, it is offered at the same time as testing.

 

Re-Testing                                                                                                  Back to Top

  1. You may re-test English, Reading, and ATB two weeks after first attempt.
  2. You may re-test with a counselor or Department Dean's written approval.
  3. Math test - Each test can be re-taken after one year and one day.