High School Proficiency Information

The Nevada High School Proficiency Examination (HSPE) is administered to students enrolled in Nevada public and state charter schools. The HSPE consists of the Math, Reading, Science and Writing tests. To be eligible for a standard or advanced Nevada high school diploma, students in graduating classes of 2016 and earlier must pass all subject areas of the high school proficiency examination and otherwise satisfy the requirements for graduation from high school (NRS 389.805).

HSPE Calendar for 2016-2017 School Year

February 13-17

April 3-14

June 19-23

February 15

April 5 or 12

June 21

HSPE Reading, Math and Science

HSPE Writing

5th and 6th year seniors


11th, 12th, and Adult