2017 NOVA Placement Testing

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Register for placement testing

Instructions for students planning to DUAL ENROLL with NOVA during the 2017-18 school year

  • To apply and receive the NOVA student ID number, students who plan to attend dual enroll with  NOVA in the fall of 2017 should use the Dual Enrollment Application Directions (Word)
  • Any dual enrollment student who does not test at Battlefield will need to make arrangements to test at NOVA.
  • Students enrolling in dual enrollment courses will only take the English test, with the exceptionof those who are registered for IT Programming.  IT Programming students will take an English and a Math Test.  Each test takes approximately 2 hours.  If a student is required to take two tests, they will need to schedule the tests on two separate days.
  • If you tested last year, those scores will be sufficient.  However, if you are registered for IT Programming there is a higher cut score for the class, and the math test is required.

Instructions for current seniors planning to attend NOVA ID during the 2017-2018 school year

  • To apply and receive the NOVA student ID number, students who plan to attend NOVA in the fall of 2017 should use the NOVA Online Application Directions
  • Students will need to take an English and a Math placement test.  The tests must be taken on separate days.  Each test will take approximately two hours.

NOVA ID Number

  • You must create your NOVA ID student number prior to testing.  If you already have a student ID number you do not need to reapply.
  • Once you have finished the application process, print out the summary sheet with name, NOVA ID #, and VCCS e-mail address (you will want to bring this the day of the test)

Practice Materials

  • It is important to note that when students sign-in to take the practice test, they must supply a different email address than the one to be used for the actual placement test.  The email cannot be the same, or they will not be able to log in for the placement test.
  • NOVA  practice materials

Waiver for English Test using ACT or SAT score

  • If you have either of the following scores on your SAT or ACT you may place out of the English Test. Please check with your counselor for more information.