Middle School Assessments

  • At the middle school level, students will participate in a number of required state tests. Please see the chart below.

    NC End-of-Grade Reading Test (EOG): 3rd-8th grades
    Purpose: Assess mastery of grades 3-8 reading based on N.C. Standard Course of Study Standards

    NC End-of-Grade Math Test (EOG): 3rd-8th grades
    Purpose: Assess mastery of grades 3-8 math based on N.C. Standard Course of Study Standards

    NC End-of-Grade Science Test (EOG): 8th grade only
    Purpose: Assess mastery of grade 6-8 science based on Essential Standards

    NC End-of-Course Math I Test (EOC): 8th grade only
    Purpose: Assess mastery of Math I N.C. Standard Course of Study Standards

    Final Exam English I: 8th grade only
    Purpose: Assess master of English I N.C. Standard Course of Study Standards

    Final Exams Science: 6th and 7th grades only
    Purpose: Assess mastery of 6 and 7 grade science Essential Standards

    Final Exams Social Studies: 6th-8th grades
    Purpose: 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.