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Naturalization Exam

In conjunction with (IC 20-30-5-7(d)), each student enrolled in a U.S. Government course where credit is awarded for General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors, or Core 40 with Technical Honors designation is required to take the naturalization examination provided by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) as administered by the student’s high school.

U.S. Government courses include Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, dual credit, and Cambridge International courses. Students do not need to pass the naturalization examination in order to pass the U.S. Government course. Retests are not required or published in the results.

Indiana Code 20-30-5-7(d) requires, not later than November 1, 2022, and not later than November 1 each year thereafter, the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) to report student data from the naturalization examination to the Indiana General Assembly.

Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, schools are required to report the following information each semester or trimester during which students are enrolled in the U.S. Government course.

  • (1) The number of students who took the naturalization examination,
  • (2) The number of students who passed the naturalization examination by a score of not less than
  • sixty percent (60%) on their first attempt, and
  • (3) The pass rate of the naturalization examination regarding the students who participated.
The school must also post results from the naturalization examination to the school’s website.

East Chicago Central High School

Semester One 2021/2022

Semester Two 2021/2022

Number of Students Who Took the Naturalization Exam

84

54

The number of students who passed the naturalization examination by a score of not less than sixty percent (60%) on their first attempt

79

54

The pass rate of the naturalization examination regarding the students who participated.

94%

100%