English & Math Placement

Call the Counseling Center at 559-791-2329 to schedule an appointment to determine placement in Math and English courses

English & Math Placement:

ESL Placement:

3 Steps to Get Into Transfer-Level Math & English Courses

  1. See a counselor
  2. Select your transfer-level math and/or English option with guidance from a counselor.
  3. Enroll in your transfer-level math and/or English course.

Porterville College uses the following measures in the placement of students into English and Math courses:

  • High school grade point average
  • High school coursework
  • High school grades
  • CAASPP/EAP Scores
  • AP,IB Scores (3,4,5)

*For further details on Multiple Measures please call the Counseling Center to schedule an appointment with a Counselor.

AB 705 is a bill signed by the Governor on October 13, 2017 that took effect on January 1, 2018. The bill requires that a community college district or college maximize the probability that a student will enter and complete transfer-level coursework in English and math within a one year timeframe and use, in the placement of students into English and math courses, one or more of the following: high school coursework, high school grades, and high school grade point average. 

AB 705 Placement Results for Porterville College

placement results