San Marino Students Earn High Marks on State's High School Exit Exam

CAHSEE is given to 10th-graders statewide as part of their graduation requirements.

San Marino Unified School District students were once again ahead of state and county passage averages for the California High School Exit Exam, according to state numbers released Wednesday.

The state mandates all 10th-graders take the CAHSEE in order to receive their high school diplomas, although those who do not pass have multiple opportunities during their junior and senior years to retake the exam.

For the English and Language Arts portion of the exam, 98 percent of San Marino High School's students passed, to go along with while 99 percent for the math portion.

Comparatively, 83 percent of students statewide passed the English and Language Arts portion of the exam, and 84 percent passed the math portion. In Los Angeles County, 82 percent of students passed the math portion of the CAHSEE, while and 81 percent passed the English and Language Arts portion.

For more information, visit the California Department of Education Web site.


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