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Compass/ESL


Another Alternative for Placement - Offered by ACT

El Centro students take ESL exams for placement into ESOL course sequences.

At El Centro College, ESOL courses are available as a result of the ESL Assessment. These are for students whose primary language is NOT English and students who were raised with English, but have difficulty with the language.

The El Centro College Testing Center administers the ESL component of the Compass.
 This test is primarily given to Continuing Education students.

ESL tests: Listening, Reading and Writing, Grammar Usage.

ESL tests (listening, reading, grammar usage)
  • ESL-D (Continuing Education)
  • ESOL (College Readiness)

Contact Continuing Education Division for more information at 214.860.2147.

Compass / ESL Assessment Webpage