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English & Reading Placement Test


The College Test for English Placement (CTEP) is for students who have studied English and/or English as a Second Language (ESL) in school for at least seven years or who use English frequently on a daily basis.  This test is designed to assess students' skills in reading and writing. 

The Reading Comprehension portion of the test consists of seven reading selections and 35 multiple choice questions. 

The Sentence Structure and Grammar portion of the test contains 40 fill in the blank questions, which test both grammar and comprehension.

ATTENTION CONTINUING STUDENTS:  If you are a continuing student and need to take an English or math placement exam, please contact the Testing Center directly in order to sign up for an exam at 714-628-4985.

Attention High School Seniors - If you are participating in Early Welcome, please contact the SCC Outreach Office to schedule your Math & English placement exams:  714-628-4808

To schedule an appointment to take the English Placement Test, call the Testing Center at 714-628-4985. 

Please ensure that you have already applied to the college, and have your 7-digit SCC student ID number available, before you call to schedule a placement testing appointment.

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