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Accuplacer General Information

What is the Accuplacer test?

The Accuplacer is a series of tests that evaluate students' skills in reading, writing, and math to help college administrators place them in courses that match their skills.  Westgate Community School's high school program integrates both high school courses and college courses through Front Range Community College.  Having qualifying Accuplacer scores will increase the priority group in the high school lottery and will aid with course placement upon Westgate enrollment.
You will need your student number (S#) from FRCC and a government-issued photo ID. You will receive your S# after applying to FRCC. A school issued ID is also acceptable if you don't have a government-issued photo ID. If you don't have your school ID, please email Rochelle Goforth at [email protected] for help.
You can take both tests on the same day, OR you can do them on different days; it’s completely up to you!  Some students prefer to take the tests in one day, and others would rather break them up into smaller chunks.  If you’re nervous about taking the test, choose the subject area you feel more confident in and take that test first.
It depends.  The assessment is not timed, but it usually takes one to two hours to complete.  Please make sure to plan ahead and go to the testing center at least two hours before it closes.
The Accuplacer can only be taken once per semester, and students have a maximum of 4 opportunities during a 5-year period. Students will not have the opportunity to retake the Accuplacer multiple times during Westgate's enrollment season.

Accuplacer Testing Procedure

Step 1: Apply at Front Range Community College

Go to and click on “Apply Now” or use the button below to create an account and receive your Student ID Number (S#) via email. It may take a few days to receive the email from FRCC. Students must use their personal email address (not a Westgate/school email or parent/guardian's email) because this email will attach to their account permanently for communication purposes.
When choosing a degree path, Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) are most common. Associate of Applied Science (AAS) is less common, as students following that degree are not planning to attend a 4-year institution after.
Please pay close attention to this section of the application. If you have additional questions about specific degrees, please email Autumn Washington at [email protected].

Step 2: Schedule Your Accuplacer Test

Click on the button below to schedule your Accuplacer test online directly with FRCC at the Westminster location.
You will want to choose 'English and Math' when you schedule the appointment.  These tests will include reading, writing, and math.