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NORTH CAROLINA END-OF-COURSE TESTS

The North Carolina End-of-Course Tests are used to sample a student’s knowledge of subject-related concepts as specified in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study and to provide a global estimate of the student’s mastery of the material in a particular content area. The North Carolina End-of-Course tests were initiated in response to legislation passed by the North Carolina General Assembly – the North Carolina Elementary and Secondary Reform Act of 1984. In the 2011-12 school year, students enrolled in the following courses are required to take the North Carolina EOC tests: Algebra I, Biology, and English I.

 

 

North Carolina End-of-Course Tests

Math I (pdf, 231kb)

Biology (pdf, 52kb)

English II (pdf, 70kb)

 

 

2014-15 End-of-Course (EOC) Course Codes (December 2014) (pdf, 167kb)

 

Gridded Response Practice Activity and Gridded Response Practice Sheets

 

North Carolina Testing Program Calculator Requirements (December 2, 2014) (pdf, 128kb)

 

Credit Recovery in North Carolina FAQ (pdf, 204kb)

 

10/20 Day Rule Memo (pdf, 74kb)
This memo from Rebecca Garland outlines the policy regarding adherence to the 10/20 day rule.

 

2014-15 Courses for Credit Requiring the North Carolina READY End-of-Course Assessment
(pdf, 242kb)
This document lists the eligibility requirements for participation in an end-of-course test and the course codes that require the administration of a test.

 

The North Carolina Graduation Project: Standards of Quality and Verification Process for High School Accountability (pdf, 675kb)

 

Elimination of the Student Accountability Standards/Gateways at Grades 3, 5, 8, and High School

 

Elimination of Tests from the North Carolina Testing Program


NCTest Online Assessment Information
Information about NCTest - the application used to deliver EOC assessments online for the North Carolina Testing Program including the EOC Online Test Simulation

 

Achievement Level Ranges (Cut Scores) and Achievement Level Descriptors

 

Assessment Briefs and Other Publications
Assessment Briefs and other publications for the North Carolina End-of-Course Tests

 

Administration Information

  • Testing Calendar
  • Required Tests for the North Carolina Testing Program
  • Number of Items and Administration Time for Required State Tests

Test Security
North Carolina Testing Code of Ethics, Testing Security Protocol and Procedures for North Carolina School Personnel publication, and The Proctor's Guide

 

Test Development Process
Information on the test development process for state multiple-choice tests and information for potential item writers and reviewers

 

State Testing Results
Multiple reports providing testing results