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Credit by Exam for Advancement


Students have the opportunity to earn credit for a course or grade level by taking Credit by Exam(s).  Advancement opportunities for students in grades K- 12 will be offered 4 times annually either at the campus/district level. The cost of the exam(s) is free to the student but a $20.00 deposit is required for each exam and will be returned upon exam completion.

 Please contact your Campus Counselor with questions and for an application. 


CBE Schedule for 2022-2023

 

Session

Application and Deposit  due to Campus CBE Coordinator

Testing Window

Testing Location

1) October – December

October 7, 2022

November 2-8, 2022

Campus

2) January - March

January 20, 2023 

February 6-10, 2023

Campus

3) April - June

April 21, 2023

May 30 - June 2, 2023

Campus

4) July – September

June 2, 2023

July 18-20, 2023

District*

*Location to be named at a later date

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CBE Testing Guidelines

 

Grades K - 8

A student may be accelerated one grade if he/she meets the following requirements:

  The parent gives written approval,

  A district representative gives written approval, including the following in the determination:  the student’s results on DRA, universal screeners, unit and state assessments, and

  The student scores at least 80% on each exam in the following areas: Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies

Grades  6 - 12 High School Credits

A student may earn credit for a specific class if he/she meets the following requirements;

  Student takes the exam (CBE, AP, CLEP, AVANT)  and receives credit prior to the time he/she would be scheduled to take the course based on the districts  grade level offering or 4-year plan sequence,

  Student scores at least at 80% on a CBE, 3 on an AP exam, or 50 on a CLEP exam, and

  Student has attempted to earn credit for a specific class no more than 2 times.


 TEA Credit by Exam Resource Page

University of Texas CBE Information