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Edmond Public Schools Proficiency Based Testing FAQs

  • Proficiency-Based Promotion awards credit for students’ knowledge in the core curriculum areas.
  • The exams may consist of a combination of multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions.
  • Tests are offered twice per year (usually May and July) – the test dates will be posted in March.
  • Tests are available for students in grades 1-12. Students must be currently enrolled in Edmond Public Schools.
  • Testing in elementary (1-5) is whole grade only. To skip an entire elementary grade, students must take ELA (English Language Arts) and math. A 90% on both tests is required to advance.
  • To skip an entire secondary (6-11) grade, students must take ELA (English Language Arts), math, science, and social studies.
  • Secondary students are allowed to test in single subjects as well. ex., math.
  • Students must achieve a 90% or above to receive credit. The permanent record will reflect credit-by-exam; with a letter grade of A. (For secondary students).
  • Students are able to take the test twice – once in the early session and once in the late session.
  • Students can only test one level per subject per session – Foreign Language is the only possible exception.
  • Proficiency tests are available for students who have not been enrolled in the course.
  • Study guides are not provided. Core standards can be located here: https://sde.ok.gov/oklahoma-academic-standards
  • For questions, please contact Kristi Kargl 405-340-2268.