Smarter Balanced Assessment

English and Math Placement

Recent graduates and prospective Running Start students of Washington State school districts may be eligible to use their High School Smarter Balanced Assessment scores for placement in math and English courses as well as any course for which they meet the math and/or English prerequisites.

To utilize your Smarter Balanced Assessment scores for placement, please bring a copy of your score report to the Welcome Center to meet with a Getting Started Specialist.

English Placement

Students must enroll in the appropriate English course by the Spring quarter of the academic year following their high school graduation.

Test ScoreBridge Course (if applicable)
Course Placement
4   ENGL& 101
3   ENGL& 101
2 B or better ENGL& 101
No bridge course for B- or lower Use another placement method
1   Use another placement method

Math Placement

Students must enroll in the appropriate Math course by the Spring quarter of the academic year following their high school graduation. The sooner the student takes math at Green River, the better success the student is likely to have, since math skills tend to be forgotten over a period of time.

Test ScoreBridge CourseCalculus PathwayMajor specific placement; check your degree requirements
  Math& 141  Math &107, 108, &146, 147, &171
3   B or better  Math& 141  Math &107, 108, &146, 147, &171
No bridge course for B- or lower    Math &107, 108, &146 
2   B or better    Math &107, 108, &146
No bridge course for B- or lower   Use another placement method
   Use another placement method