Mission Statement: Garden City Community College exists to produce positive contributors to the economic and social well-being of society.

Assessment Center

Through Your Success We Find Success

The COMPASS Assessment is required prior to enrollment. The scores will be used to place you into courses appropriate for your skill levels.

Before taking the COMPASS Assessment you may want to review the scores needed for classes at GCCC on the Course Placement page.


You may want to take a practice test or review math, English and/or reading before you take the assessment. You can do so at one of these sites:

The following site provides tips for taking the COMPASS test:

2016-2017 COMPASS Times

Thursday: 3:00 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 8:30 a.m.

Call (620) 276-9654 to schedule a different time if you are unavailable during the regularly scheduled times.

If it is more convenient for you to take the COMPASS Assessment at a community college or university near you. Simply e-mail the Assessment Center Clerk at rafaela.arana@gcccks.edu to determine exactly which tests you need and/or to confirm a suitable alternative test.