Policies, procedures, and resources for testing accommodations available to eligible students in the North Carolina Testing Program.
2016 Testing Students with Disabilities: North Carolina Testing Program (pdf, 7.5mb)
Publication containing policies and procedures for testing students with disabilities (August 2016)
Timing Information for Required Assessments (pdf, 272kb)
A chart used to support Individualized Education Program (IEP), Section 504 Plan, and English Learner (EL) teams in making decisions regarding accommodations required by students for North Carolina assessments.
Understanding the Individual Student Report Documents (UISRs)
A web page containing all of the UISRs for the North Carolina testing program including alternate assessments.
Districtwide Assessments (pdf, 230kb)
Letter from Elsie Leak and Lou Fabrizio regarding districtwide assessments and the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to include all students with disabilities
North Carolina Testing Program Assessment Options
Information on the standard test administration and alternate assessment options available and their eligibility criteria
Students with Transitory Impairments and Section 504 (pdf, 16kb)
Information on students identified with a transitory impairment (i.e., not Section 504-eligible)
Eligibility Criteria for North Carolina Alternate Assessments
- Eligibility Criteria for NCEXTEND1 Alternate Assessments (English Language Arts/Reading and Math Grades 3-8, Science Grades 5 and 8, Math I at Grade 10, Biology at Grade 10, English II at Grade 10, and Grade 11) (pdf, 132kb)
- Eligibility Criteria for College and Career Readiness Alternate Assessment (pdf, 165kb)
College and Career Readiness Alternate Assessment Brief (pdf, 105kb)
Information on the College and Career
PowerPoint Presentation to Review Accommodations (September 2016) (pdf, 1.9mb)
NCDPI Exceptional Children Division
Information on policies and procedures regarding the instruction of students with disabilities
Testing Students with Disabilities Archives
Archived documents related to the testing of students with disabilities