Testing

Math EOG:

  • Multiple-choice and gridded response questions
  • Online format
  • Aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics
  • The mathematics test will consist of two parts: calculator inactive and calculator active.
  • Students are allowed to use calculators during the calculator active part of the test only.
  • These tests typically take students 180 minutes to complete, but students will have up to 240 minutes to complete the test.

English Language Arts EOG:

  • Reading EOG-must happen within the last 10 days of school
  • Multiple-choice questions
  • Online format
  • Aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA/Reading
  • Students read authentic selections and then answer questions related to the selections
  • Knowledge of vocabulary is assessed indirectly through the application and understanding of terms within the context of the selections and questions.
  • These tests typically take students 180 minutes to complete, but students will have up to 240 minutes to complete the test.

Science NCFE:

  • Online Format
  • Multiple-choice questions

NC Star Math:

  • Students will be assessed using NC Star Math two times this year, an online universal screening tool.
  • NC Star Math, a computer-adaptive assessment, identifies which skills and sub-skills your student knows, and which skills they’re ready to work on next. Teachers will use this data to maximize instruction and practice with state-specific insights and resources to guide students on the optimal path to math proficiency.

NC ELA Check-In:

  • Your child will also be given 2 State-Wide ELA Benchmark tests.
  • This data is not to be used to compare students and classes.
  • Data from these assessments will be used to guide instruction as we approach the end of the year.

NC Math Check-In:

  • Your child will also be given 2 State-Wide Math Benchmark tests.
  • This data is not to be used to compare students and classes.
  • Data from these assessments will be used to guide instruction as we approach the end of the year.

Naglieri (AIG) Screening:

  • The Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT) is a nonverbal test of general ability commonly used to identify gifted children. The questions on the NNAT are composed of shapes and/or symbols, and require few instructions.
  • In order to qualify for AIG your child must meet 2 of 3 qualifiers. These include: Passing the Naglieri, 98th percentile on the reading EOG, or a year-end average of a 90 in reading.