Napa Valley College's placement tools place students into English, English as a Second Language (ESL), chemistry and math classes
English, chemistry and math placement is based on high school performance. To ensure accuracy, it is important that the information provided be reflected in a student's high school transcript.
The ESL placement tool will help a student, who wants to improve their English skills, choose an appropriate class level. The tool will show examples of class expectations and, based on these examples, a student can choose their own point of entry.
How is my English and math 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 English and math 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 English and math placement?
Students can view their placement tiers in WebAdvisor or Student Planning. Explanation of tiers can be found on NVC Placement Tier System page.
How do I register for classes?
steps to succesfully enroll found on the Admission & Records website.
To register, studens should follow the