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Credit By Exam

 According to Burnet CISD policy for subject acceleration, a student must score 80% or better on each semester test for a subject, or, score 80% or better when the two semester scores are averaged.


  • The average of credit by exam results for grade or subject acceleration will be reported on the student’s report card and transcript. Credit by exam scores are not included in grade point calculations.


  • A student in any grade (K-12) may use examinations (without prior instruction) in lieu of course work for:

o   Acceleration to advance one grade level (Grades K-5)

o   Earning credit in an academic subject (Grades 6-12)


  • The parent must complete a credit by exam request and submit this form to their campus principal for approval. Forms are available at each campus and through the district website at www.burnetcisd.net


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