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Test Score Placement

Mathematics  | Reading | Writing

Reading Placement

General Recommendations (effective Fall 2011):
  • Students may always choose to enroll in a reading class less difficult than suggested by the guidelines if the student wishes to build his/her skills.
  • Reading Faculty may be consulted at all times.

Test Score Placement Information:
Reading Domain
TABE A WorkKeys
KCTCS Courses
20 or higher  470 Critical Reading
85-100 44-55 20 or higher
 82-90 No reading required  
    83-84 43   11.4-11.8

Entry-level courses with
concurrent enrollment in
CMS 185, or supplemental
instruction1, 2

       70-82 38-42    9.0-11.1 75-78
RDG 0302
  49-69 32-37    5.5-8.9 73-74
RDG 020 
  48 and below No score available    5.4 and Below
 72 and below
Refer to Adult Basic
Education for Reading

1 Supplemental instruction, not normally associated with the course, to be developed and provided at the college 
2 After the completion of this option students can move to entry level courses without additional supplemental instruction.