At the elementary level, students will participate in a number of required state tests. Please see the chart below.
|Assessment Name||Grade Level||Purpose|
|NC End of Grade Reading Test (EOG)||3rd-5th||Assess mastery of grades 3-5 reading based on Common Core Standards|
|NC End of Grade Math Test (EOG)||3rd-5th||Assess mastery of grades 3-5 math based on Common Core Standards|
|NC End of Grade Science Test (EOG)||5th (only)||Assess mastery of 5th grade science based on Essential Standards|
Third through Fifth Grade students also participate in formative and benchmark assessments. These are much shorter assessments that help teachers and school leaders to guide instruction based on how students are progressing with the concepts in class. Schools may make assignments for remediation and enrichment based on the outcomes of the assessments.
mClass Reading 3D Overview
Schools in North Carolina use the mClass Reading 3D formative assessment system to measure students’ reading skills and comprehension in grades K-3. Follow the link provided for additional information.