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Credit by Exam

Credit by Exam
A student is permitted to take an exam to earn credit for an academic course(s) for which he/she has not received prior instruction. In order to receive credit through this process, a score of 80% or higher must be achieved on each exam that is taken.
A un estudiante se le permite tomar un examen para recibir crédito para un curso(s) académico para el cual no ha recibido enseñanza previa. Con el fin de recibir el crédito por medio de este proceso, una puntuación de 80% o mayor debe obtenerse en cada examen que se tome.

CREDIT BY EXAM—If a Student Has Not Taken the Course
A student will be permitted to take an exam to earn credit for an academic course or subject area for which the student has had no prior instruction or to accelerate to the next grade level. Dates for registration and the testing schedule will be available on the district website and your campus website.
Beginning September 1, 2013 a student will earn course credit with a passing score of at least 80 on the exam. If the course in which the student earned credit is an end-of-course subject area the student will not be required to take the EOC exam.

A student in the elementary school will be eligible to accelerate to the next grade level if the student scores at least 80 on each exam in the subject areas of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
If a student plans to take an exam, the student (parent) must register with the principal or academic advisor. The exam will be offered a minimum of 4 times per year, the student is allowed 2 attempts to earn credit, and these attempts must be completed prior to the beginning of the school year in which the student would ordinarily be required to enroll in the course. [For further information, see the counselor and policy EHDB (LOCAL).]

For more information, contact:
Donna M. Willett
Director of Counseling Services