What tests does the state require high school students to take?
- End of Course (EOC) – Students enrolled in Algebra 1/Intermediate Algebra, English 2, U.S. History, or Biology will participate in the End-of-Course Examination Program. Results of the test will count as 20% of the final course grade.
- An English language proficiency test for students with limited English proficiency.
- A career assessment and any other state mandated accountability test.
Are there any exceptions to state standardized testing?
Yes. For students who demonstrate a significant cognitive disability and meet certain other criteria, the IEP team may determine that the South Carolina Alternative Assessment (SC-Alt) should be administered.