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Credit By Exam

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The state’s education law, the Texas Administrative Code (TAC), will allow Cuero ISD public school students to obtain credit in a course or grade level by passing tests approved by school district trustees.  Texas law, 19 TAC Chapter 74, allows students to "test out of a course" by taking a “Credit by Examination" without prior instruction in the course(s) being tested.  To earn credit for a grade or a subject the student must answer 80% of the questions correctly.  In accordance with local school district policy, a student in any of Grades 6-12 may be given credit for an academic subject in which he or she had some prior instruction, if the student scores 70% on the test.  The tests are rigorous, targeting all the objectives for the courses covered.

The tests will be administered in Victoria through Region 3 Education Service Center on June 19th, 20st, and 21nd, 2019 and again on July 10th, 11th, and 12th, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on each date.  Registration applications may be picked up at Cuero ISD campus counselor offices. Deadline for return of completed packets to campus counselor is May 17, 2019.  There are no fees or costs to take the tests.

For more information call your campus counselor or Dr. Pam Longbotham at (361) 275-1900, ext. 122.

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