Beginning in mid-May state testing will begin in Vance County Schools.
N.C. End-of-Course and N.C. Final Exams will be administered to students at the Vance County Early College High School May 16-19 and May 22-25. At the Early College, May 16 and May 17 testing will include Math II, Math III and district testing. May 18 will include testing for seniors and will involve exams that have constructive responses. On May 19, students will take their first-period exams for the N.C. End-of-Course, N.C. Final Exams, Career and Technical Education assessments and any teacher made exams. The same exams will be administered on May 22 for second-period classes; May 23 for third-period classes; and May 24 for fourth-period classes. Make-up exams will be given to students who need them May 22-25. Each school day, testing will begin by 8:30 a.m. The last day of classes for students at Early College High this year is May 24.
Testing in elementary and middle schools begins on May 26.
On May 26, the N.C. Final Exams (NCFE) will be given to students in grades 4, 6 and 7 in science or social studies and students in grade 8 will take the NCFE in social studies.
N.C. End-of-Grade (EOG) exams will be given May 30-June 1 in elementary and middle schools. The testing calendar includes: Math EOGs on May 30; Reading EOGs on May 31; and Science EOGs for fifth and eighth graders on June 1. Students in grades 3-5 in the elementary schools and in grades 6-8 in the middle schools will participate in the math and reading state testing.
On June 2, NCFE will be administered to students in grades 6 and 7 in science or social studies. On June 5 and June 6, middle school students will take Career and Technical Education assessments. June 7 will involve testing for selected eighth graders for the N.C. Math I test and Career and Technical Education assessments for all eligible middle school students. Eighth graders in English I classes will take this N.C. End-of-Course test on June 8 and eligible middle school students will take additional Career and Technical Education assessments on June 8. Make-up exams for middle school students will be administered June 2 and June 5-9. Remediation instruction also will be given to affected students beginning June 2 and continuing each school day through June 8.
The third-grade N.C. Read to Achieve exam will be administered to students on June 8. At the elementary level, students will have make-up exams June 2 and June 5-9. Remediation instruction also will be given to affected elementary students June 2 and June 5-8.
In all local elementary schools, testing will begin each school day by 9 a.m. The elementary and middle schools will operate on a normal schedule during each of the testing days.
At Northern Vance and Southern Vance high schools, Extend 1 testing begins the testing period on May 26. The Extend 1 test is given to selected students. May 31 and June 1, Math II, Math III and district made tests will be given to students taking those courses in grades 9-12 at the high schools. High school seniors will take exams that have constructive responses on June 2. Students in grades 9-12 in the high schools will be given N.C. End-of-Course exams, N.C. Final Exams, Career and Technical Education assessments and teacher made exams for their courses on the following schedule: first-period exams on June 5; second-period exams on June 6; third-period exams on June 7; and fourth-period exams on June 8. Make-up exams will be administered in the high schools June 6-9. On each of the testing days in the high schools, exams will be administered from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 12:45 to 2:45 p.m.
Breakfast and lunch will be served to students at all schools on all of the testing days.
The last day of classes for this school year for elementary, middle and high school students (except at Early College) is June 9.Image Information: eslfuntaiwan / Pixabay