Exit Exams: Subjects Tested
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Exit Exams: Subjects Tested

Why does it matter? States need to know how well their students can read and write and (and how well they know their history, science, math, etc.)

Highlights:


Methodology: This information was collected from state statutes, rules and regulations, and state education agency Web sites, and will be updated as new policies and programs are enacted.

Sources for all data points are available through this link.

Last updated: June 18, 2007

Research conducted by Michael Colasanti.  Please contact Jennifer Dounay Zinth at 303.299.3689 or jdounay@ecs.org with comments or questions about this database.


Subjects tested
Alabama
  • Reading
  • Language  
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Alaska
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Math
  • Arizona
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Math
  • Science (beginning the 2007-2008 school year and thereafter)
  • Arkansas
  • Literacy
  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • California
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Colorado
    Connecticut
    Delaware
    District of Columbia
    Florida
  • Reading
  • Writing (eff. Class of 2010)
  • Mathematics
  • Georgia
  • English language arts
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social studies
  • Hawaii
    Idaho
  • Reading
  • Language usage
  • Mathematics
  • Illinois
    Indiana
  • English/language arts
  • Mathematics
  • Iowa
    Kansas
    Kentucky
    Louisiana
  • English language arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social studies
  • Maine
    Maryland
  • English
  • Algebra/data analysis
  • Biology
  • Government
  • Massachusetts
  • English language arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science (eff. class of 2010)
  • History/social science (eff. class of 2012)
  • Michigan
    Minnesota
  • Reading
  • Writing composition
  • Mathematics
  • Mississippi
  • English II
  • Algebra I
  • Biology I
  • U.S. History from 1877
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    Missouri
    Montana
    Nebraska
    Nevada
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science (eff. class of 2011)
  • New Hampshire
    New Jersey
  • Language arts literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • New Mexico
  • Reading
  • Language arts
  • Composition
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social studies
  • New York
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • US history and government
  • Science
  • Global history and geography
  • North Carolina
  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Computer proficiency


  • English I (eff. class of 2010)
  • Algebra I (eff. class of 2010)
  • U.S. History (eff. class of 2010)
  • Biology (eff. class of 2010)
  • Civics and economics (eff. class of 2010)

  • North Dakota
    Ohio
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social studies
  • Oklahoma Eff. class of 2012
  • English II,III
  • Algebra I,II
  • Geometry
  • Biology I
  • U.S. history
  • (Students must pass English II and Algebra I and any two of the remaining tests)

    Oregon
    Pennsylvania
    Rhode Island
    South Carolina
  • English language arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science (eff. class of 2010)
  • U.S. history (eff. class of 2010)
  • South Dakota
    Tennessee
  • English language arts (English II)
  • Mathematics (Algebra I)
  • Science (Biology I)
  • Texas
  • Algebra I and II
  • Geometry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • English I, II and III
  • World geography
  • World history
  • U.S. history
  • Utah
    Vermont
    Virginia
  • English
  • Algebra I, II
  • Geometry
  • Earth sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • U.S. and Virginia history
  • U.S. and Virginia government
  • World history
  • Geography
  • Washington
  • Reading (eff. class of 2008)
  • Writing (eff. class of 2008)
  • Mathematics (eff. class of 2008)
  • Science (eff. class of 2010)
  • West Virginia
    Wisconsin
    Wyoming
    American Samoa

    Guam
    Puerto Rico

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