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Dual Credit TSI Exemptions

Test Scores for High School Pathways

Dual Credit, Early Admission, Early College High School
TSI Assessment Passing Scores
Reading Math Writing
351 350
  • Essay score of 5 OR
  • Essay score of 4 AND Multiple Choice score of 340
Required for ALL academic, workforce AAS, workforce level 2 certificate courses Required for some courses, including MATH, ENGR, and some science Required for some courses, including ENGL courses, BIOL 1406, BIOL 2401


TSIA Waivers and Exemptions for HS Pathways Students

STAAR EOC Scores
English 2 English 3 Algebra 1 Algebra 2
4000+ Level 2 Final Phase-In Score 4000+ AND passing grade for Algebra 2 Level 2 Final Phase-In Score
Other Test Scores
Assessment Combined/Composite Reading/English Math
ACT 23 19 English 19
SAT (old) 1070 500 Critical Reading 500
SAT, March 2016 and later None 480 EBRW 530
ACT-Aspire 435 English 431
PSAT/NMSQT 460 EBRW 510
  • Students must meet both the composite score and the relevant subject score standard(s).
  • The combined score for SAT (old) does NOT include the writing score.


Workforce Courses

Workforce Courses, Level 1 Certificate Program
TSIA Reading TSIA Math TSIA Writing
347 350
  • Essay score of 5 OR
  • Essay score of 4 AND Multiple Choice score of 340
Recommended Only if required for course/program Only if required for course/program