Credit by Exam
Credit-by-Exam is a test for a student to demonstrate mastery in a subject or to earn course credit by passing the exam. The Credit-by-Exam test covers the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills in the content area being tested.Kindergarten acceleration: a student must score 80 percent or above on the following tests: language arts, mathematics, science and social studies to be placed in first grade.
Grades 1-5: To skip a grade level, the student must score an 80 percent or higher in each of the following areas: language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies to be placed in the next grade level.Grades 6-12: Credit by Examination Without Prior Instruction (Secondary): the student must score an 80 percent or above on all exams for acceleration for the applicable course. If such credit is given, the District shall enter the examination score on the student's transcript.Grades 6-12 : Credit by Examination With Prior Instruction (Secondary): the student must score 70 percent or above on all exams for acceleration for the applicable course. If such credit is given, the District shall enter the examination score on the student's transcript.For more information, explanation of the process, or interest in obtaining acceleration by exam, please contact your campus administrator or campus counselor. Eagle Mountain - Saginaw ISD will not offer examinations for credit on dates other than the scheduled dates.Fall 2020 Testing for Grades 9-12Testing Date: October 12, 2020Deadline for registration: September 11, 2020Spring 2021 Testing for Grades 9-12Testing Date: February 15, 2021Deadline for registration: January 19, 2021Summer 2021 Testing for Grade Levels K-12Testing Dates: June 15 & 16, 2021Deadline for registration: May 7, 2021Testing Dates: July 13 & 14, 2021Deadline for registration is May 28, 2021No late applications will be accepted after the deadline.
To take the 2021 Credit-by-Exam test(s), you must complete an application. A $25.00 deposit for each test is required to process your application. The deposit will be returned to those students taking the test when the results are mailed home. Click on the links below to download the appropriate application.Applications and deposits for testing may be given to your home campus or mailed to:Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD Testing Department
Mary Jones, Ed.D.
1200 Old Decatur Road, Building 4
Fort Worth, TX 76179