Historical Program ResourcesSupplemental information for the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE).
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Approved by the State Board of Education on July 9, 2003.
Released Test Questions
Published in October 2008, this document combines released test questions that appeared on the CAHSEE from the 2000–01 to the 2007–08 school years.
Published in 2008, this guide includes questions previously used on the CAHSEE and explains how to determine the correct answers.
- Mathematics Study Guide
- Mathematics Study Guide Spanish Version (PDF; 13MB)
- English-Language Arts Study Guide
- Test Regulations (DOC)
Regulations from the California Code of Regulations (effective September 6, 2012).
- Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about the CAHSEE.
Interpreting CAHSEE Scores
Score conversion tables and explanation of score calculations.
CAHSEE 2009–10 Administration Technical Report (PDF; 16MB)
CAHSEE 2008–09 Administration Technical Report (PDF; 23MB)
Development of Performance Level Descriptors for the California Standards Tests (CSTs) and High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) (PDF; 2MB)
These performance level descriptors were not adopted by the State Board of Education.