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Sample Assessment Questions

PCC now offers Accuplacer for placement testing.  Compass is no longer available.

Prepare for your assessments with sample questions and answers.

Practice Online

EdReady is a free, easy-to-use website that allows you to practice for the PCC Math Assessment and learn your strengths and weaknesses.

  • Go to EdReady
    • If you have already used the Pima EdReady site, select Login In, or
    • If you are new to the site, begin by clicking on the Get Started tab
  • Create your account by entering your name, a valid email address and your zip code.  Set your password.
  • Enter your PCC Student ID number if you have one (not required)
  • After completing this information, check your email and click the link to activate your account
  • When prompted, enter one of these key codes:
    • College Math, Algebra II and above:  prep4cm
    • Elementary Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II:   prep4math
  • Click on “Go to Goal” to start practicing

Accuplacer Study App

The Accuplacer web-based study app is a free tool that allows you to prepare for mathematics, reading and writing.  Go to the Accuplacer app.

Practice Using PDFs

The documents below provide sample questions and answers for the three assessments: math, reading and writing.




For a modest fee, sample questions can also be purchased from any campus bookstore.