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Overview of NC Testing Program

The North Carolina Accountability Model (adopted in 2017-2018) acknowledges we owe every child an education that properly prepares them for their next big steps after graduation – college, career, and adulthood.

The North Carolina Department of Public Education Accountability Services Division is committed to evaluating how students are learning and where we must make improvements based on performance indicators, progress indicators, and growth indicators. North Carolina Testing Program The following tests will be given during the 2019-2020 school year. It is required that all students in Buncombe County Schools participate in the state testing program.

Elementary and Middle School Grades 3-8

❖ Students at grade 3 take the Beginning-of-Grade 3 English Language Arts/Reading Test between the 11th and 15th day of the school year.

❖ Students at grades 3, 4, 6, and 7 take End-of-Grade tests in English Language Arts/Reading and Mathematics during the last 10 days of the school year.

❖ Students at grades 5 and 8 take End-of-Grade tests in English Language Arts/Reading, Mathematics, and Science during the last 10 days of the school year.

For any questions or concerns about testing at ArtSpace please contact:

Rob Sine
Testing Coordinator