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EARLY START EXEMPTIONS

Who DOES NOT have to participate in the Summer 2014 Early Start Program

  • Students who are exempt through various Math and English tests, see individual listings under Math and English
  • Students who are participating in the EAP English Conditionally Exempt/ERWC pilot
  • Students who were deemed conditionally exempt in math based on the Early Assessment Program
  • International students
  • Students who are residents of other states
  • Students who have an approved exemption petition by CPP Early Start. To obtain an ESP exemption form please click the following link. Click for PDF Form 

What exempts you from Early Start Math participation?

  • A score of 550 or higher on the mathematics section of the SAT or the SAT I: Reasoning Test, or the Level I, IC, IIC of the College Board Mathematics Achievement Test, or the SAT II: Mathematics Test.
  • A score of 23 or higher on the math portion of the ACT, taken 10/89 or later.
  • A score of 3 or higher on the AP AB or AP BC Calculus exams.
  • A score of 3 or higher on the AP Statistics exam.
  • A grade of C or better in an approved GE math class from a two year or four year institution.
  • An EAP Math Status of Exempt on the Augmented Math CST taken in grade 11.
  • An EAP Math Status of Conditionally Exempt on the Augmented Math CST taken in grade 11 and an approved course in grade 12 completed with a grade of C or better

What exempts you from Early Start English participation? 

  • A score of 500 or higher on the critical reading section of the SAT Reasoning Test.
  • A score of 22 or higher on the ACT English Test.
  • A score of 3 or higher on the AP Language and Composition or Literature and Composition exams.
  • A grade of C or better in an approved English Composition class from a two year or four year institution.
  • An EAP English Status of Exempt on the Augmented English CST taken in grade 11.

I didn't do well on the EPT/ELM. Can I take it again? 

You can take the EPT only once.

You can take the ELM more than once, and the highest score will determine your EO 665 status. If you repeat the ELM, the campus must receive your latest score before the first day of classes.