Hartnell College - Placement Tool

Hartnell College Placement Web Tool

This web tool will allow you to self-place in the appropriate English and/or Math class at Hartnell College. You will need to know your high school GPA, as well as your last Math class and grade in high school.

If you are unsure of your high school information or your intended program of study, it is recommended that you meet with a counselor or attend a placement workshop. Please call the placement office at (831) 759-6054 to schedule a placement workshop appointment. Workshops are available at all campus sites.

Math English English as a Second Language (ESL)

Important Placement Information

Taking the right Math and English class is very important to save you time and money. This is one of the most important first steps to make sure you are successful in your college career and meet your goals. We want to make sure that you are confident in your course placement. Do you need additional guidance? Call the Hartnell College Placement Office at (831) 759-6054 to sign up for Placement for Success Workshop. We are here to support you.
In addition to using High School data for placement, students may use the following measures for course placement:

  • Previous College coursework in English and/or Math
  • GED/HiSet Scores
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Exam scores
  • SAT/ACT scores, and SBAC/CAASSP exam scores
  • Foreign transcripts may be considered if they have been evaluated by an approved agency