At the middle school 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-8th||Assess mastery of grades 3-8 reading based on Common Core Standards|
|NC End-of-Grade Math Test (EOG)||3rd-8th||Assess mastery of grades 3-8 math based on Common Core Standards|
|NC End-of-Grade Science Test (EOG)||8th Grade Only||Assess mastery of grade 6-8 science based on Essential Standards|
|NC End-of-Course Math I Test (EOC)||8th Grade Only||Assess mastery of Math I Common Core Standards|
|NC Final Exam English I||8th Grade Only||Assess master of English I Common Core Standards|
|NC Final Exams Science||6th and 7th Grades Only||Assess mastery of 6 and 7 grade science Essential Standards|
|NC Final Exam Earth Science||8th Grade Only||Assess mastery of the Earth Science Essential Standards|
|NC Final Exams Social Studies||6th-8th||Assess mastery of 6-8 grade social studies based on the Essential Standards|
Middle Level 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.