Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment

  • ACT 55-WI Civics Graduation Requirement

    The Act 55- WI Civics Graduation Requirement requires all students graduating in 2017 or later to pass the INS Citizenship test in order to earn a high school diploma in the State of Wisconsin. Columbus will give the test online in a multiple choice format and students will have the opportunity to take it as many times as needed to score at least 60/100 on the exam. To see all 100 questions and answers, please go to and click on the “Civics Questions and Answers for the Naturalization Test” link. Columbus will give the exam to Juniors in April; Freshmen and Sophomores will take it in May. 


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