Examination of Acceleration
Rockdale ISD offers opportunities for students to accelerate as appropriate. Secondary students may earn credit in academic subjects, and elementary students may accelerate a grade level, by passing the appropriate examinations for acceleration. Exams will be offered for all elementary grades and most TEKS-based courses in grades 6-12.
The purpose of examination for acceleration is to allow a student to accelerate and earn credit for a particular course or grade level without formal instruction in that course or grade level. The student must score a minimum of 80% on the required tests taken for the appropriate course/grade that the student wishes to accelerate out of. Elementary students must earn 80% on each grade level exam (language arts, math, science, and social studies) in order to accelerate.
Any RISD student currently enrolled K-12th grade is eligible to participate in testing without charge at the time of the regularly scheduled administration, with a campus recommendation.
Parents or students interested in participating in examination for acceleration should pick up a registration form from the counselor's office at their campus or download a form from the link below. All registration forms must be returned to the counselor's office at their campus
|Window for Examination for Acceleration||Registration Deadlines (4:00 PM CST)|
|November 18-19, 2021||October 29, 2021|
|March 24-25, 2022||February 25, 2022|
|May 19-20, 2022||April 22, 2022|
|August 4-5, 2022||July 1, 2022|
Application - Examination for Acceleration 2022-2023.pdf
Application - Examination for Acceleration 2022-2023_Spanish.pdf