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Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS)

The CASAS exam is used to place students into the appropriate level of Miami Dade College’s ESOL Program. It assesses students' competency through a two-part examination, consisting of reading and listening comprehension.

The exam is administered via Paper and Pencil or by Computer (CASAS eTests). The scores are valid for a period of one year.

The test items include:
  • CASAS Life and Work Reading
    Only the reading score is used for placement and promotion.

  • CASAS Life and Work Listening
    The listening score is used to inform instruction.

Test Preparation:

The following are links to resources for students to prepare for the CASAS:

SOURCE LINK
CASAS

• CASAS Sample Test Items


CASAS Schedule:

  AVAILABLE ▼ DAY ▼ TIME ▼
Hialeah Testing Walk-in basis M, T, W, R 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Homestead Testing By appointment
Contact the ESOL Program:  
(305) 237-5124
F 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM
Padrón Testing Walk-in basis M, T, W, R 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
F 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Kendall Testing Walk-in basis M, T, W, R 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Students must contact
ESOL Department prior to testing: 
(305) 237-2162
F 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
North Testing Walk-in basis M, T, W, R 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
F 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wolfson Testing Walk-in basis M, T, W, R 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
F 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Note:

Remote testing request only for MDC students who are requesting a technology supported online proctoring service due to a conflict with MDC test center hours of operation. Examinees must be checked-in and seated by the time scheduled in order to begin the test. Examinees will then have adequate time to finish the test in a reasonable period or within the Hours of Operation.

 

Auxiliary Aids and Modifications

Auxiliary Aids and Modifications:

Under certain circumstances, arrangements for auxiliary aids and modifications are permissible. The College makes every reasonable effort to ensure equal access to educational opportunities and experiences for candidates with documented disabilities. These services can include:

  • Sign language interpreters
  • Adaptive or assistive technology
  • Note takers
  • and more

An ACCESS representative can help eligible candidates identify and arrange for accommodations that ensure success.

Instructions for Auxiliary Aids and Modifications:

  1. Candidate presents documentation to ACCESS department.
  2. ACCESS department intakes documentation.
  3. Accommodations are determined.
  4. ACCESS department informs Testing Center about candidate's accommodations.
  5. Candidate contacts Testing Center to schedule the test with accommodations.
  6. Testing Center plans for accommodated testing needs.
  7. Candidate tests.
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MDC administers the test at:

ADDRESS  PHONE E-MAIL
Hialeah Testing
1780 W. 49 Street
Room 1220-01
Hialeah, FL 33012
Hialeah Map
Main:
(305) 237-8791
Fax:
(305) 237-8846

hialeah_testing@mdc.edu

Homestead Testing
500 College Terrace
Room A114
Homestead, FL 33030
Homestead Map
Main:
(305) 237-5105
Fax:
(305) 237-5213
homestead_testing@mdc.edu
Padrón Testing
627 SW 27 Avenue
Room 1217
Miami, FL 33135
Padrón Map
Main:
(305) 237-6041
Fax:
(305) 237-6207
EPC_testing@mdc.edu
Kendall Testing
11011 SW 104 Street
Building R, 5th Floor
Miami, FL 33176
Kendall Map
Main:
(305) 237-2341
Fax:
(305) 237-0679
kendall_testing@mdc.edu
North Testing
11380 NW 27 Avenue 
Room 1160
Miami, FL 33167
North Map
Main:
(305) 237-1015
Fax:
(305) 237-1889
north_testing@mdc.edu
Wolfson Testing
300 NE 2 Avenue
Room 3104
Miami, FL 33132
Wolfson Map
Main:
(305) 237-3011
Fax:
(305) 237-7622
wolfson_testing@mdc.edu



Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the
Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577.