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Assessment Testing

Assessment Tests for Placement

  • Assessment testing is required for students interested in starting the English, ESL, Math, or Chemistry course sequences at Foothill College.
  • There is no pass or fail; the purpose of these assessment tests are to measure your understanding of an academic subject.
  • They are designed to help you succeed in college.

Steps for Getting Started

  1. Apply for admission to Foothill College. You need your Student ID to schedule your assessment tests.
  2. Watch our Assessment Testing Overview Video
  3. What to Know Before You Test
  4. Schedule Your Appointment
  5. What Happens After You Test


Assessment Testing Locations

We offer two locations for taking your assessment tests — our Main Campus and Sunnyvale Center.

If you are an online student or preparing to attend Foothill College but do not live in the area, see options for assessment testing if you live outside the area.


Main Campus Testing & Assessment Center

Main Campus Service Schedule

Student Services Building
Room 8212
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

Phone: 650.949.7743


Sunnyvale Center

Sunnyvale Center Testing Service Schedule

Student Resource Center
Room 211
1070 Innovation Way
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Phone: 408.745.8025

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Retest Policy eff. 10/9/17

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Testing & Assessment Center


Student Services Building 8200 Room 8212