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California High School
Proficiency Exam

Registration for the Summer 2023 administration has closed. Please join our mailing list for updates on future test dates.

Important Notice
End-of-Test Series Notification

The CHSPE test series is changing!

Beginning July 2023, the CHSPE will be shifting to the GED® and HiSET® testing formats. The final testing date for the current paper-based test format will be on June 18, 2023. Currently, the CHSPE has three sections of testing: mathematics, reading comprehension, and language arts. You will need to pass any remaining sections of the test prior to the July 1, 2023 transition. If you have not yet earned a Certificate of Proficiency before the July 1, 2023 transition, you will need to begin the testing process again by taking the new test series; sections and subtests previously passed in the current test series will no longer be valid.

There is one remaining testing window to complete the current CHSPE:

•    Summer testing window—June 13–18, 2023 

22-23 Testing Dates

2022-23 Testing Dates

For the 2022–23 administration year, the CHSPE will be offered at statewide locations. Local testing dates will be within the testing windows. 

Fall 2022 Administration

  • Testing Window: October 4 through October 16

  • Results Mailed November 22


Spring 2023 Administration

  • Testing Window: February 21 through March 5

  • Results Mailed April 7


Summer 2023 Administration

  • Testing Window: June 13 through June 18

  • Registration Closed: May 26

  • Results Mailed by: July 31

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