Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Fall 1980

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

B. Erickson

Second Committee Member

W. Owen

Third Committee Member

Dan A. Unruh


Two competency exams (Test A and Test B) were constructed and field tested on high school students in the Hoquiam School District. Individual results were compared to respective Stanford Achievement Test scores. Statistical analyses were performed to investigate population differences. Results from Test A were compared to results from Test B. Also, differences between performances of juniors and seniors were analyzed. A further statistical analysis was performed to compare performances between boys and girls.