Step 2: Complete Placement Tests

  • Step 2: Complete Placement Tests

    • Once both applications are complete, now register to complete the placement tests. 


    Math Placement Testing



    Location:  AMCS Classroom, King Tech High School, 2650 E. Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99508

    When:  Wednesdays through May from 2:45 PM until 6:00 PM

           Saturday Testing Sessions, from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM

        • 2/24

        • 3/23

        • 4/13

        • 5/11

    What to bring: Government issued photo ID

    • Acceptable forms of identification that are government-issued:

      • Passport

      • Driver’s license

      • Military ID

      • School ID



    Schedule a Testing Appointment



    Study Materials: Here are some materials to refresh your math skills.  Each packet contains questions and answers.  

    Study Packet #1 - Basic Math

    Study Packet #2 Algebra I

    Study Packet #3 Algebra II


    Writing Sample Instructions:  

    Completing the writing sample will take two hours and can be done at home.  Once completed, the writing faculty at UAA will assess the sample and determine which writing class is best for the student.  


    Tips for success on your UAA Writing Sample:

        • Read the prompt thoroughly.

        • Verify that you answer all parts of the question.

        • You are being assessed on your critical thinking skills, so make connections and use evidence.

        • Spend time proofreading to make sure your writing sounds clear, consistent, and concise.


    Students qualify for the AMCS program with one of the following UAA placement test scores:

    • Math - ALEKS ≥ 30 or
    • Writing – Writing Sample (WRTG A111 or WRTG A111/ALPor Accuplacer ≥ 530 or WRTG A111

      Next Step:  Application Review and Notice of Invitation





    Beth M Sherwood, M.A., M.A.Ed.



    Alaska Middle College School