What is the EOC test?
An EOC is a required state test in three courses: Algebra I, Biology, and English I. The state board eliminated the EOC for Algebra 2, Civics, US History, and Physical Science at the end of the 2010-11 year.
Who takes it?
Every student enrolled in an EOC must take the state test.
What is on the test?
Each EOC has all multiple choice questions and measures a student's knowledge as specified by the NC Standard Course of Study in that subject. More details on each test are available at the NCDPI website.
Does it count as a grade?
The EOC counts as 25% of the overall grade for the course. A student must past the EOC to receive credit for the course.
What happens if a student fails the EOC?
He or she will have opportunity to receive five hours of remediation before retaking the test. If students do not attend remediation, they still will be retested.
Why must students also take a midterm assessment?
Johnston County gives standardized midterm assessments each semester in all EOC courses and the following additional courses: Algebra 2, Geometry, Civics, US History, Physical Science, Chemistry, and Physics.
For more detailed information on EOCs, consult the following sites:
NC End of Course Tests
NC High School Testing