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Exit Exams: Scores Appear on Student Transcripts

Why does it matter? States benefit when students take learning and exams more seriously. If scores will be provided to college admissions officers, they are more likely to do so

Highlights:

  • 16 states include the exit exam scores on student transcripts.
  • Some states, such as Nevada, let each district determine whether or not to print scores on students' transcripts.

    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 accessible 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. 
  • Scores appear on student transcripts
    Alabama
  • No
  • Alaska
  • Yes
  • American Samoa
    Arizona
  • Yes
  • Arkansas
  • Yes
  • California
  • Yes
  • Colorado
    Connecticut
    Delaware
    District of Columbia
    Florida
  • Yes
  • Georgia
  • Yes
  • Hawaii
    Idaho
  • No
  • Illinois
    Indiana
  • Yes
  • Iowa
    Kansas
    Kentucky
    Louisiana
  • No
  • Maine
    Maryland
  • Yes
  • Massachusetts
  • Yes
  • Michigan
    Minnesota
  • Yes
  • Mississippi
  • No
  • Missouri
    Montana
    Nebraska
    Nevada
  • No
    Notes/Citation: There is no statewide policy regarding scores on student transcripts, however a local district may decide to include them.
  • New Hampshire
    New Jersey
  • Yes
  • New Mexico
  • Yes
  • New York
  • Yes
  • North Carolina
  • Yes
  • North Dakota
    Ohio
  • No
  • Oklahoma
  • Yes
  • Oregon
    Pennsylvania
    Puerto Rico
    Rhode Island
    South Carolina
  • No
  • South Dakota
    Tennessee
  • No
  • Texas
  • Yes
  • Utah
    Vermont
    Virgin Islands
    Virginia
  • No
  • Washington
  • No
  • West Virginia
    Wisconsin
    Wyoming


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