Placement Testing

ESL Department Placement Testing

All students, no matter their current English ability, can take English as a Second Language classes at Lane Community College. All new students need to take a placement test to determine the best level for them to begin.

Placement tests are given several times before the beginning of each new term. The tests assess a student’s ability in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Testing is scheduled by appointment. To schedule a testing appointment, please call the ESL office at 541-463-5253 or email at if you have already completed your online intake form. Space is limited, so please call and schedule as early as possible.

You must complete your admission form prior to scheduling a placement test, you may schedule an appointment for help by calling the office at 541-463-5253 or email at