Credit By Exam

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    Credit By Exam Registration

    CBE Study Guide (UT)

    CBE Study Guide (Texas Tech)

    Online Proctoring Information (UT)

    Online Proctoring Information (Texas Tech)


    The Fort Worth Independent School District uses credit by examination (CBE) to obtain course credit for the following purposes: 

    Acceleration
    (a) acceleration (without prior instruction)

    • FWISD Policy EHDC(LOCAL):  “No prior instruction shall be defined as having no formal instruction in the specific course content/and or grade for which the examination is given.”  Requires a passing score of 80%.  CBEs for Algebra 1, English I, English II, Biology, and US History CANNOT be taken for acceleration with or without prior instruction. 

    (b) acceleration (with prior instruction) 

    • FWISD Policy EHDB(LOCAL):  “Prior instruction may include homeschooling, correspondence courses, independent study supervised by a parent or teacher, coursework, and or/experience in a foreign country, when documented as appropriate.” Requires a passing score of 70%.  CBEs for Algebra 1, English I, English II, Biology, and US History CANNOT be taken for acceleration with or without prior instruction.

    Credit Retrieval (prior formal instruction)

    • Requires a passing score of 70%

    Placement/validation (prior instruction)

    • Requires a passing score of 70% 
     

    CBE Information

    FWISD Board Policy

    Texas Adminstrative Code 74.24

    Texas Education Code 28.023

    High School CBEs

    Testing Windows