Credit By Exam


    cbe process





    Credit By Exam Registration

    CBE Study Guide (UT)

    CBE Study Guide (Texas Tech)

    Online Proctoring Information (UT)

    Online Proctoring Information (Texas Tech)

    To register for a Credit By Exam, please sign up using the link on the right entitled, "Credit By Exam Registration." After doing so, a district representative will reach out with more information.  

    Testing Windows & Registration Deadlines

    November 15th - December 10th Window - Registration Deadline October 15th
    February 21st - March 11th Window - Registration Deadline December 17th
    June 6th - 17th Window - Registration Deadline April 15th
    July 11th - 22nd Window - Registration Deadline May 13th

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

    (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%. 

    (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%.  

    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