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High School Transcript

Eligibility

You are eligible to use your high school transcript for course placement if you meet the following criteria:

  • Have at least 2 full years of completed courses on your transcript
  • Are either a current high school student or have graduated from high school within the past 2 years
  • Your transcripts meet the following specifications required for English and/or math placement below.

English Placement Using Your High School Transcript

You will place into the following courses based on your cumulative GPA:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0: English&101
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.25: English 99

If you want to place higher than transcript placement allows, review other placement options including taking a placement test, as SVC will honor the higher placement.

Math Placement Using Your High School Transcript

Direct math course placement using your high school transcript is available for the following local high schools. These placements were developed in collaboration with each high school’s math department and are specific to these high schools. Please note:

  • If you have taken only one semester of a math class, you cannot use that course for placement.
  • There is no averaging of grades. A student with an A and C in each semester of a year-long course would not be eligible for placement in a course that requires “at least B (each semester).” A student with an A and a B in each semester of a year-long course would look at “at least B (each semester)” placement.
  • If you want to place higher than transcript placement allows, review other placement options including taking a placement test, as SVC will honor the higher placement.
  • If there is a large discrepancy between placement scores and transcript placement, consider that classes in high school usually move at a slower pace than college classes. Will you be comfortable with a faster paced math class?
  • Once you begin your SVC math course, please see your math instructor as soon as possible within the first few days if you feel you were not placed correctly.

Schools Participating in Direct Math Placement