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North Carolina State Tests

The North Carolina Department of Instruction has designed tests to be administered during the year.  Click on the links to the left to learn about each state assessment. 

Click here to get more information from the state website: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/parents/

End of Course Tests (EOCs)

Given to all students enrolled (for credit) in the following courses: English II, Algebra I, and Biology.  Test measures student performance on the goals, objectives, and grade-level competencies specified in the standard course of study.  In Pender County all EOC tests are given in an online format.
End of Grade Tests (EOGs)
Given to all* students grades 3-8 to measure student performance on the goals, objectives, and grade-level competencies specified in the standard course of study in reading and math (*excludes students who take alternative assessments). Students in grades 5 & 8 are also given a science EOG test.
Limited English Proficient (LEP) Language Assessment

Used to determine if a student is identified as Limited English Proficient (LEP). Initial assessment is required within 30 days of enrollment. Every identified student will also take an annual assessment. The current assessment is the WIDA W-APT (initial) and the WIDA ACCESS (annual). Information about this test can be found here: www.wida.us

NC EXTEND 1
NC EXTEND 1 is an alternate assessment to the NC EOG/ EOC test. It is given to students who have a significant cognitive disability. A student must also have a current IEP to take this modified version of the EOG/ EOC.
NC EXTEND 2 (EOG)
NC EXTEND 2 is an alternate assessment to the NC EOG test. It is given to students whose disability has precluded the student from achieving grade level proficiency, as demonstrated by objective evidence.