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TSI Assessment Exemptions
Testing Office:
voice: 903.923.3227
fax: 903.923.3249
Enrollment Management Specialist:
Danyelle Jackson
voice: 903.923.3227
fax: 903.923.3249
Email: Testing
Mailing Address:
Testing Office
TSTC Marshall
2650 East End Blvd. South
Marshall, TX 75671
Location:
Testing Office is located in the Admissions & Administration Building in Room 151
Office Hours:
M-F: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Students who meet the following score standards may be exempt from TSI if the tests have been taken within the approved time frame. Students must provide official scores to Testing Services prior to enrollment in order to qualify for this exemption. If you think you may be exempt, please contact an advisor or Testing Coordinator at 903.923.3227

TSI Exemptions

PSAT This exemption can only be used for dual enrollment students
Reading 50
Math 50
Composite 107


ACT Exemption is valid for a period of five (5) years from date of testing
English 19
Math 19
Composite 23


SAT Exemption is valid for a period of five (5) years from date of testing
Critical Reading 500
Math 500
Composite 1070


STAR END-OF-COURSE (EOC) Exemption is valid for a period of three (3) years from date of testing
English III Reading Test 2000 (Level 2)
English III Writing Test 2000 (Level 2)
Algebra I 4000 (Level 2)


New TSI Assessment Phase 1 thru August 2017
Reading 351
Writing 5 or 6 on essay
Or
363 on sentence skills with a 4 on the essay
Math 350


FOR ACT and SAT, SUBJECT SCORE AND COMPOSITE/COMBINATION MUST BE
MET CONCURRENTLY FOR EXEMPTION.
FOR TAKS, ELA AND WRITTEN COMPOSITION MUST BE MET CONCURRENTLY FOR READING AND WRITING EXEMPTION.

OTHER EXEMPTIONS

  • A student who has graduated with an associate or baccalaureate degree from an institution of higher education.
  • A student who transfers to an institution from a private or independent institution of higher education or an accredited out-of-state institution of higher education and who has satisfactorily completed college-level coursework as determined by the receiving institution.
  • A student who has previously attended any institution and has been determined to have met readiness standards by that institution.
  • A student who is enrolled in a certificate program of one year or less (Level-One certificates, 42 or fewer semester credit hours or the equivalent) at a public junior college, a public technical institute, or a public state college.
  • A student who is serving on active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States, the Texas National Guard, or as a member of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States and has been serving for at least three years preceding enrollment.
  • A student who on or after August 1, 1990, was honorably discharged, retired, or released from active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States or the Texas National Guard or service as a member of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States.
  • An institution may exempt a non-degree-seeking or non-certificate-seeking student.

If you think you may be exempt, please contact an advisor or Testing Coordinator at 903.923.3227
For more information visit, http:www.thecb.state.tx.us/DE/TSI (See #1 and click on TSI/Exemptions)











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