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Credit by Exam

Acceleration Testing in Grades K-8

Students may accelerate a grade level (skip a grade) by demonstrating mastery of content for which the student has not received instruction.  Once a student has received instruction in a grade level, they are no longer eligible to skip that grade level. NCISD administers exams developed by Texas Tech University and review materials can be found at Texas Tech University Review Sheets. Students may register for grade level acceleration by completing the form below and submitting it to their school counselor.

Request for Accelerated Testing

Assessment for Course Credit 9-12

Students in grades 9 through 12 have the option of earning credit by examination for an academic subject in which he or she has had no prior instruction. Students must earn 80% on each exam to earn credit.  The exams are offered four times a year and are free of charge to NCISD students.  A student may not attempt to earn credit by examination for a specific high school course more than two times. NCISD administers exams developed by Texas Tech University and review materials can be found at Texas Tech University Review Sheets. Students may register for credit by examination by completing the form below and submitting it to their school counselor.

Testing Calendar

Fall

 October 16-20, 2023

Registration Deadline:
September 15, 2023

Mid-Year

January 22-26, 2024

Registration Deadline:
December 15, 2023

End of Year

June 3-6, 2024

Registration Deadline:
April 26, 2024

Summer

July 15-18, 2024

Registration Deadline:
May 17, 2024