Reading Placement

Students are placed into Developmental Reading & Study Skills (RDG: 050) based on their Verbal SAT score. Scores below 425 will result in placement into the Developmental Reading course.

Developmental Placement

A developmental reading placement requires you to pass coursework designed to improve your skills. Students must earn a grade of ā€œCā€ or higher to satisfy the developmental reading placement.

See the Options Based on Results tab on our website and click, Reading Options for information regarding remediation options prior to beginning classes at Ship.

The Developmental Placement Challenge Test

Students with Verbal SAT scores of 425 and below who wish to challenge their placement have the option to take The Townsend College Preparatory Reading Test