Exam for Acceleration

Students Exam for Acceleration

Exam for Acceleration allows students, who without direct instruction have already mastered all content and skills in a particular grade level or course, to advance to the next level or course. These exams are available at no cost to eligible students who test during the district’s testing periods.

Students are expected to complete each exam they have registered for, therefore we ask you to be available during the testing window you have selected. Once the final schedule has been set, a letter will be mailed home approximately 1 week prior to the testing date for each testing period. Note: The District does not receive reimbursement for tests not taken.

Test date windows for 2019

  • June 12-13- registration deadline is May 15
  • July 17-18- registration deadline is May 15

Students in grades 6-12 seeking placement credit in a subject area in which they have not received prior instruction may earn credit by passing these exams with a score of 80%.

For all of the Examinations for Acceleration, the district uses tests developed by the University of Texas at Austin UT High School. For Grades 1-12, UT provides review sheets in a free online printable format, available even before students are enrolled. Information can be found online at https://highschool.utexas.edu/credit_by_exam.php

For more information regarding exams for acceleration, visit the Leander ISD webpage.