Information about Math Placement



Helpful Links Related to Math Placement at Shoreline

Course Guide Flowchart

Prerequisites Policy

COMPASS Score Placement Chart  (your score places you into which class?)

Testing Center



Video Instruction for Many Math Topics:

Mathispower4u Tutorials



Khan Academy



COMPASS Preparation Materials:




COMPASS Study Guide
Numerical Skills


A pdf document containing brief explanations, worked problems, and problems for you to practice your numerical skills.




COMPASS Study Guide
Algebra Skills

  A pdf document containing problems for you to practice your algebra skills.




Online COMPASS Style Practice
Immediate Feedback Provided


Two online practice tests (called "primary" and "alternate" exams) that assess your algebra skills.




Pre-Algebra and Pre-Algebra
  A study guide which contains lessons and practice questions fir tge Pre-Algebra and Algebra portions of the COMPASS test.




COMPASS Test Prep Review Modules by Topic


Contains a collection of modules that provide questions for you to practice from all levels of the COMPASS.  There are also video lessons.




COMPASS Placement Test Study Guide


Contains sample questions from all levels of the COMPASS test (Pre-Algebra, Algebra, College Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry).


COMPASS Style Practice Problems


This site contains a pdf document with problems for you to practice your numerical, algebra, and trigonometry skills; answers are available, too.




Online COMPASS Style Practice
Pre-Algebra & Algebra

Immediate Feedback Provided


Contains practice problems for an assortment of pre-algebra and algebra topics.  Immediate feedback is provided so that you can quantify your level of mastery of each topic.

Central Piedmont CC's Resources    


Listing of COMPASS Study Aids by Mathematical Level:


Algebra Practice


Algebra Practice

Pre-Algebra - Trig Modules