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Placement Centre

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The Placement Centre is the first part of the three-part CARS & STARS Online. It is used to assess the students' reading comprehension and then place them into the correct CARS & STARS level.

Please note: CARS & STARS Online is based on reading comprehension, not year level. Students in the same year level may have different levels of comprehension. Therefore, students that are in the same class can be placed in different CARS & STARS levels. The Placement Centre evaluation ensures the student is on the correct reading level for their ability.

Classroom teachers will be able to change their recommended placement levels if required. Learn more

  1. Students access the Placement Centre.
  2. The student will be assigned to their individual placement level based on their years of birth and any data from their previous reading level(s).
  3. Click Start Test.
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