TSI Assessment is the state approved placement test.

About Placement Testing

A placement test is a test given to a student entering an educational institution to determine specific knowledge or proficiency in various subjects for the purpose of assignment to appropriate courses or classes. 

Prior to Testing

  1. Contact the Student Success Center at 903-693-2036

  2. You must complete the TSI Pre-Assessment Activity. Your Certificate of Completion will be sent to you via email. You must bring the printed certificate or you must forward your certificate to admissionstesting@panola.edu with you when you come to test.

How to Schedule a Testing Appointment

Examinees please contact one of the following campuses by phone or email:

Carthage Campus Testing Center:                    903-693-2036                     admissionstesting@panola.edu 

Marshall Campus College Testing Center:       903-935-5039                     mcc-testing@panola.edu

Shelby Campus Testing Center:                        936-591-9075                     srtc-testing@panola.edu


One of the following forms of identification are required to test:

MUST BE a valid and current photo ID: Driver's License, State-Issued/Approved ID, Federal ID (such as Passport, Military, Naturalization, or Tribal ID), Primary or Secondary School ID, or College Board Test Taker ID Form.

For more information contact Stacy Gee at 903-693-2046.

You cannot test without an ID!!

Testing Fee

The testing fee is $30.00 for a full test or $15.00 for an individual section of the test. All fees are non-refundable.

Because there is a 14-day check-clearing period for all personal checks, individuals are strongly encouraged to pay by cash, money order or cashier's check.

Testing Dates and Times

The TSI Assessment Test is administered on a going basis throughout the year. The dates and times may vary based on campus location. Please contact your chosen testing campus site for scheduling. (See How to Schedule a Testing Appointment located above.)

How to Cancel a Test

If you need to cancel or reschedule your testing appointment, please do so before the test date as other students are waiting for a time.

How to request an Official TSI Score Report

Please select TSI Scores Report to request an official report.


Accommodated Testing

Individuals needing to request support services testing accommodations may contact Stacy Gee, Advisor/Testing Coordinator at 903-693-2046.

More about TSI Assessment and Sample Questions

TSI Web-Based Study App - Texas Version

Sample Math Accuplacer Questions

Sample Reading Accuplacer Questions

Take a Free TSI Math Practice Test

Texas Success Initiative Student Information

TSIA2 Pearson Perspective Student Site

Panola College Students may visit the Panola College M.P. Library Learning Express Webpage for additional preparation. 

Non-students may contact the Panola College M.P. Library for additional information @ 903-693-2052.