Depending on your district, there may be summer school or fifth year options to help you pass the CAHSEE and complete high school.
Chances are you’ve heard of the CAHSEE – the exam all Californians need to take to graduate high school. In this post, we will explain what the CAHSEE tests, what you need to do to pass, and how to study for it.
The CAHSEE (California High School Exit Examination) is an exam all California high school students must pass to earn a high school diploma.
These questions were adopted from the released test questions section of the California Department of Education's CAHSEE Website.
If we step away for a time, we are not, as many may think and some will accuse, being irresponsible, but rather we are preparing ourselves to more ably perform our duties and discharge our obligations.
Most students, around 80% each year, pass the exam on their first try.
In 2014, 85% of sophomores passed math and 83% of sophomores passed ELA.However, if you’re worried about passing, this guide will give you the tools you need for success – and a California high school diploma.Before we dig into the study guide, it’s important to know what happens if you fail the CAHSEE.The CAHSEE is not designed to be an extra burden or especially difficult, and students are expected to pass with the basics of what they learn in high school.The goal of the CAHSEE is to ensure all California high school graduates have met a certain skill threshold.A scaled score means they translate the raw scores (a.k.a.how many points you get from right answers) into a number between 275 and 450. There is not a set amount of raw points you need, since scaling can change from test to test.Two people will read it, and their scores will be averaged.Your essay won’t be scored if it is illegible, not in English, or off-topic.The reading topics are: This comes to a total of 72 multiple-choice questions, plus 7 additional unscored questions sprinkled in used to test out new question types.The ELA section is given a scaled score between 275 and 450.