Updated 1/2018
2018 - Computer Literacy Proficiency Exam
(This exam is required for any student who wishes to place out of 8th grade Computer Literacy.)

Dear Parent,

Students interested in testing out of the mandatory eighth grade computer literacy class for the 2018-2019 school year, will have the opportunity on April 3rd or 4th from 3:50pm – 5:50pm. Students are required to make a 70% or better to place out of this class.

The test will consist of both a written part and production part using PCs and Microsoft Professional Office 2010 software. In order for the student to demonstrate at least 70% proficiency, the following criteria must be met:

  • Pass the written part of the test (70% or higher) multiple choice questions. Information covered in this test may be found on the review you will receive when you return this form signed.

  • Pass the production part of the test (70% or higher). Students will be required to type a block style business letter, including letterhead with graphics, chart from a spreadsheet using Excel, proof-reading skills, touch-typing skills, document saving, and printing skills.

Students will be tested at A&M Consolidated Middle School in computer lab 406 at 3:50 after school April 3rd or 4th. Students will have two hours to complete the test. The results of the test will be forwarded to the counselor’s office. If all the above criteria are met, the student will be exempt from taking the Computer Literacy class in middle school.

Please complete this form by Friday, March 30, 2018 to the counselor’s office if you are interested in taking the computer literacy proficiency test.

**Review can be found on counselor’s website or on Mrs Jones’s website (Mrs. Jones)

When? April 3rd and April 4th (two dates offered) 
Times? 3:50 pm - 5:50 pm
Where? AMCMS Computer Lab room 406
What do I need to do to take this exam?   


Brian Miles,
Jan 23, 2018, 8:30 AM