Assessment Center

Assessment Center​

Assessment Test services are available as one method of placing students into English and math classes.  Some students may not have to take an assessment test.  For example, students are exempt from placement testing and assessment if they have earned an Associate or Bachelor's degree from a U.S. college or university or have completed college course work in English and Math at another college (transcript required).  The Assessment test is not a pass-fail test and does not exclude you from admission to Evergreen Valley College. It is a test to determine the appropriate course level for you.  Please read more about our assessments below.  The schedule is also below.  To make an appointment for an assessment test please call 408-274-7900 Ext:6636.


Assessment Center Information

Applicant Ba​​sic Skills Assessment (English skills and math skills)


There are two types of language assessment tests: 

  • The "English As A First Language" (EFL) test is the best English skills assessment for persons who speak English only or for persons who speak English and another language(s) and consider their skill in English to be stronger than their skill in the other language(s). 
    English Flow Chart​
  • The "English As A Second Language" (ESL) test is the best English skills assessment for persons who speak English and another language(s), and consider their skill in the other language(s) to be stronger than their skill in English.​
    ESL Flow Chart

Mathematics assessment tests are offered to determine math skills on levels ranging from basic mathematics to beginning calculus.
Math Flow Chart

The EFL, English as a First Language assessment consists and multiple choice reading test and a multiple choice writing test. 

The ESL test consists of a listening test and a reading tests on the computer and writing a  20 minute essay.


Assessment Test Schedule

Procedure to sign-up to take a assessment test​:

    • Students must complete the online application for admission and obtain an Evergreen Valley College student identification number, which will be received after the application has been processed. If the number is not received in three days, please call the Admissions and Records office at (408)270-6441 for help in obtaining the number         

Assessment Schedule for April 2017

Tues April 4 9:00AM ESL/Math

Tues April 4 2:00PM ESL/Math

Wed. April 5 6:00PM EFL/Math

Thurs April 6 9:00AM EFL/Math

Thurs April 6 2:00PM EFL/Math

The assessment center will be closed starting Fri April 7 and will be open again on Wednesday April 19.  Below are the test schedule.   You can call the Assessment Center at the number below and leave a message if you want make an assessment test appointment.  Someone will be checking the messages and call you back.  The number to call is 408-274-7900 extension: 6636.

Thank you!


EFL and Math test schedule

Thurs. April 20 9:00AM

Thurs April 20 2:00PM

Mon April 20 2:00PM

Tues April 25 6:00PM

Wed April 26 6:00PM

Thurs April 27 2:00PM

Fri April 28 9:00AM

Fri April 28 2:00PM

Mon. May 1 9:00AM

Mon May 1 2:00PM

Tues May 2 2:00PM


ESL and Math schedule

Wed April 19 1:00PM

Wed April 19 6:00PM

Fri April 21 9:00AM

Fri April 21 2:00PM

Mon April 24 9:00AM

Tues April 25 1:00PM

Wed. April 26 1:00PM

Thurs April 27 9:00AM

Tues May 2 9:00AM

Wed. May 3 1:00PM

Wed. May 3 6:00PM







Contact US

Room Location

The Assessment Center is located in the Admissions and Records Building.
Phone contact number

​(408) 274-7900, ext. 6636​


Regular Hours

W         12PM-9PM​
​F          ​9AM-4:30PM​


Assessment Calendar

See Assessment Calendar Under Assessment

Test Schedule

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