Exams by state

Listed Alphabetically. The state names are linked to the state's main page about their high school exit exam or assessment programs. Acronyms and full test names are provided.
Alabama -
AHSGE – Alabama High School Graduation exam


Alaska -
HSGQE – High School Graduation Qualifying Exam

Arizona -
AIMS – Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards

Arkansas -
ACTAAP – Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment and Accountability Program & EOC – End Of Course Exams

California -
CAHSEE – California High School Exit Examination

Colorado -
CSAP – Colorado Student Assessment Program

Connecticut -
CAPT – Connecticut Academic Performance Test

Delaware -
DSTP – Delaware Student Testing Program

Florida -
FCAT – Florida's Comprehensive Assessment Test

Georgia -
GHSGT - Georgia High School Graduation Tests

Hawaii -
HSA - Hawaii State Assessment

Idaho -
ISAT – Idaho Standards Achievement Tests

Illinois -
PSAE – Prairie State Achievement Examination

Indiana -

ISTEP+ - Indiana’s Student Testing for Educational Progress (GQE – Graduation Qualifying Exam)

EOC – End of Course Exams


Iowa -
Formative and Summative assessments left up to local districts

Kansas -
KSA – Kansas State Assessment

Kentucky -
KCCT – Kentucky Core Content Test

Louisiana -
GEE – Graduation Exit Exam

Maine -
MHSA – Maine High School Assessment (includes SAT requirement)

Maryland -
MHSA – Maryland High School Assessment Exams

Massachusetts -
MCAS – Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Michigan -
MEAP – Michigan Educational Assessment Program

Minnesota -
GRAD – Graduation Required Assessment for Diploma

Mississippi -
SATP – Subject Area Testing Program

Missouri -

MAP – Missouri Assessment Program

EOC – End of Course exams

Montana -
MontCAS – Montana Comprehensive Assessment System
CRT – Criterion-Reference Test

Nebraska -
STARS – School-based Teacher-led Assessment and Reporting System

Nevada -
HSPE – High School Proficiency Exam

New Hampshire -

NECAP – New England Common Assessment Program

GSE – Grade Span Expectations

New Jersey -
HSPA – High School Proficiency Exam

New Mexico -
NMHSCE – New Mexico High School Competency Exam

New York -

NYSEDRE – New York State Education Department Regents Examinations

EOC – End of Course Exams

North Carolina -
NC EOC – North Carolina End of Course Exams

North Dakota -
NDSA – North Dakota State Assessment

Ohio -
OGT – Ohio Graduations Tests

Oklahoma -

OCCT – Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests

EOI – End of Instruction Exams

Oregon -
OAKS – Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills

Pennsylvania -
Legislation passed to begin exit exams in 2014

Rhode Island -
Formative and Summative Curriculum Assessments by individual districts

South Carolina -
SCHSAP – South Carolina High School Assessment Program

South Dakota -
SDEOC – South Dakota End of Course Exams

Tennessee -
Gateway Tests and EOC – End of Course Exams

Texas -
TAKS – Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills

Utah -
UBSCT – Utah Basic Skills and Competency Tests

Vermont -
NECAP – New England Common Assessment Program

Virginia -
SOL – Standards of Learning Tests

Washington -
HSPE – High School Proficiency Exam

West Virginia -
WESTEST 2

Wisconsin -
WKCE –Wisconsin Knowledge Concepts Exams

Wyoming -
PAWS – Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students
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Tiffany Dobson,
Feb 24, 2010, 1:07 PM
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