Napa Valley College's placement tools place students into English, math, and Chemistry classes based on their high school performance. To ensure accuracy, it is important that the information provided be reflected in your high school transcript.
How is my placement determined?
Placement is based on completed high school course work and overall unweighted high school GPA. Further information, including placement standard tables, can be found on the "How is my placement determined page."
Can I challenge my placement?
Yes, there is a challenge process. For more information, please contact the Testing and Tutoring Center at (707) 256-7437 or TTC@napavalley.edu to challenge your English placement and the Counseling Department at (707) 256-7221 or NVCCounseling@napavalley.edu to challenge your math placement.
How can I view my placement?
Students can view their placement tiers in WebAdvisor or Student Planning. Explanation of tiers can be found on NVC Placement Tier System page.