ACT, SAT, and College Placement Testing

  • For all students who plan to attend a technical college, two year, or four year college, the ACT is the common entrance exam. For those students who will attend a technical college, like WCTC, the ACT is not mandatory. Those students can use the ACT score to possibly by-pass taking the COMPASS test at WCTC. As for whether or not a student needs to take the SAT, that depends on the admission requirements for each school. Please check all college websites carefully for entrance requirements.

UW System Placement Testing

  • University of Wisconsin System Placement Testing Information

    All students entering into a University of Wisconsin system college or university will be required to take placement tests to determine the level of math. To take this placement test as a practice test, and to gain early results to understand how you are doing thus far in your math preparation, please click HERE to access the webpage.


    To register for placement testing, please click HERE.  

WCTC COMPASS Practice Test

  • All students planning on attending a Technical College in Wisconsin will be required to take a placement test, most often the COMPASS, or the ACT, to determine placement into the correct level of math, writing, and reading. Once on the COMPASS webpage that this link leads you to, please scroll down to the middle of the page to click on the practice questions.

ACT Testing

SAT Testing