What is a Compass Test
Students wanting to attend technical colleges will be asked to take an entrance exam also. One common exam is the COMPASS test. This is an untimed test which is taken on a computer. The purpose of this test is to assess the student's current academic skills. The test results are used for advising purposes to help students register for the appropriate level courses. Testing is available at the Commercial Avenue Education Center; no appointments are necessary. Please see the testing schedules. If you have questions regarding the test, please call the Assessment Center at (608) 246-5220.