Benchmark Assessment for 7th & 8th Graders
The CLT8 is an online diagnostic or benchmark assessment designed for 7th and 8th graders. It can be proctored by a parent at home or taken in-school at participating institutions.
CLT8 Exam – At a Glance
End-of-grade assessment for 7th and 8th graders
Contains three sections: Verbal Reasoning, Grammar/Writing, and Quantitative Reasoning
2 hours 15 minutes
Within 4 business days
Upcoming Test Dates for CLT8
Tuesday September 13, 2022
Registration Deadline: September 8, 2022
This test is available from September 13th to September 14th, 2022.
Score Release: Tuesday, September 20th
Tuesday November 1, 2022
Registration Deadline: October 27, 2022
This test is available from November 1st to November 2nd, 2022.
Score Release: Tuesday, November 8th
Tuesday March 7, 2023
Registration Deadline: March 2, 2023
This test is available from March 7th to March 8th, 2023.
Score Release: Tuesday, March 14th
Tuesday May 9, 2023
Registration Deadline: May 4, 2023
This test is available from May 9th to May 10th, 2023.
Score Release: Tuesday, May 16th
Details on the CLT8
The CLT8 is a popular test among secondary schools and homeschool families to measure the progress and achievement of their 7th and 8th grade students. The test takes two hours and fifteen minutes to complete, and assesses Verbal Reasoning, Grammar/Writing, and Quantitative Reasoning.
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“This was my first standardized test and I was a little nervous while taking it. But I had fun doing the Verbal Reasoning!”
“I thought it was an extremely well-written test, and I look forward to taking the CLT 10 in two years.”
“To be always seeking after the useful does not become free and exalted souls.”
Register for Your Free CLT Account
The first step toward taking the CLT8 is to create a free account. With your CLT account, you can sign up for a test and take your exam.