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End-of-Grade Testing

End-of-Grade Testing Begins May 12
Posted on 05/10/2022
EOG Testing

Reading - Thursday, May 12 (grades 3-5) Reading - Tuesday, May 17 (grades 6-8)

  • The EOG Reading Tests are aligned to the NCSCoS for English Language Arts.
  • Students read authentic selections and then answer questions related to the selections.
  • Knowledge of vocabulary is assessed indirectly through application and understanding of terms within the context of the selections and questions.
  • All test items are multiple-choice.
  • The EOG testing window is the last ten (10) days of the school year.

Mathematics - Friday, May 13 (grades 3-5) Mathematics - Wednesday, May 18 (grades 6-8)

  • The EOG Mathematics Tests are aligned to the NCSCoS for mathematics.
  • The EOG Mathematics Tests consist of two parts: calculator inactive and calculator active. Students are not allowed to use calculators during the calculator inactive part of the test; students are allowed to use calculators during the calculator active part of the test.
  • The EOG Mathematics Tests at grades 5 and 8 are required to be administered online. Exceptions to this rule are for approved technology hardship requests or for students with disabilities who have documented accommodations that dictate a paper test format is necessary for accessibility.
  • The tests at grades 3 and 4 contain multiple-choice items only.
  • The online tests at grades 5–8 contain multiple-choice and numeric entry items.
  • The paper tests at grades 5–8 contain multiple-choice and gridded-response items.
  • The EOG testing window is the last ten (10) days of the school year.

Science - Monday, May 16 (grades 5 and 8)

  • The EOG Science Tests at grades 5 and 8 are aligned to the North Carolina Essential Standards for Science.
  • The EOG Science Tests are required to be administered online. Exceptions to this rule are for approved technology hardship requests or for students with disabilities who have documented accommodations that dictate a paper test format is necessary for accessibility.
  • The online tests contain multiple-choice and technology-enhanced items.
  • The paper/pencil tests contain multiple-choice items only.
  • The EOG testing window is the last ten (10) instructional days of the school year.

EOG 3-8 Resources