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

Click here to get more information from the North Carolina Department of Instruction website: 
North Carolina Testing Program




North Carolina Final Exams (NCFEs)

    Administered for courses/subjects that do not        have an EOG or EOC. Courses include grades         3-8 social studies, grades 3-4 and 6-7 science,         and core (ELA, math, social studies, science)         high school courses that do not have an EOC.


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. 


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. 


W-APT/WIDA Screener/ACCESS

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 initial assessment is the WIDA W-APT (K) or the WIDA Screener (Grades 1-12).  The annual assessment is the WIDA ACCESS. Information about these tests 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.