• Testing Overview

    Testing

     

     

    **REMINDER : Upcoming ACT (Mandatory for all 11th grade students) = March 1st, 2022 (Make-ups taking place March 10th, 2022)** 
     
     

    Attention AP Students

    To help with the cost of exams, we would like for students who may receive free or reduced lunch to fill out the following AP fee waiver form. All completed forms are to be emailed to our testing coordinator. 

    Samantha Mauldin

    AP Fee Waiver

     

     

    There are many different exams students will experience over their four-year tenure at Northwest Cabarrus High.  We would like to highlight some of those here and provide additional resources to learn more about each individual test. As always, please contact your counselor with any questions or concerns.

     

     ATTENTION: ANY STUDENT WHO MISSED AN EOC DURING FALL EXAMS WILL NEED TO MAKEUP THE EXAM DURING SPRING EXAMS. PLEASE CONTACT SAMANTHA MAULDIN TO SCHEDULE YOUR MAKEUP EXAM.

     

    Below you will find information about the following exams:

    State Exams:

    • End of Course (EOC)   

    • Teacher-made exams

    • CTE/Vocats                                                                                     

    • WorkKeys

     

     
    Higher Education: 
    • PSAT/NMSQT - Wednesday, October 13, 2021                                                        
    • SAT (CollegeBoard) - Register through Collegeboard. The SAT is not an exam paid for by the state. This exam is not given to students during the school day.
    • Pre ACT (10th grade only) - November 17, 2021.
    • ACT (11th grade only)March 1, 2022 (MAKE-UP DATE IS THURSDAY, MARCH 10TH, 2022)
    • Advanced Placement (AP)  May 2, 2022 - May 13, 2022
    • ACT Workkeys (12th) - February 22nd - May 6th, 2022 - CTE Concentrators Only
    • EOC - June 3rd - 9th, 2022
     
     
     
    ALL EOCs will be administered online at school. 
     
    Students enrolled in these courses are required to take the final assessment. Exemptions are not allowed.

    Students must report to school to take their EOC exams.

     

    • Math 1
    • Math 3
    • Biology
    • Eng II

    Teacher-made Exams

    • Classes that are not required to take a state EOC or CTE assessment will be required to take a teacher-made final exam. Seniors may exempt teacher-made exams if the criteria stated in the exam exemption section below are met.
       

    Test Exemption Policy

    • In order to exempt an exam:
      1. SENIOR - You must be a senior.
      2. COURSE GRADE - You must have a grade of 80 or better when 1st and 2nd nine-week grades are averaged together for that class.
      3. ATTENDANCE - You must not have more than 3 absences in that class.
      4. DISCIPLINE - You must not have served in ISS or OSS the entire year.  (Check with the Control Room to confirm this.)

      Please note that this exemption policy does not apply to EOC or AP Courses. 

       

     

    TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS

    • Accommodations for the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and Advanced Placement (AP) exams must be submitted and approved by the testing company. Please note that a student having an IEP or a 504 plan does NOT automatically qualify them for accommodations in these exams.
       
      College Board Assessments (PSAT, SAT, AP Exams) 
       
      To request an accommodation, please complete the Collegboard-Consent Form for Accommodations Request and/or  ACT Consent Form for Accommodations and return it to Ms. Mauldin in the testing office. Please be advised that it could take up to 8 weeks to receive their decision, so please plan accordingly.