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Testing Overview

There are many different tests that students will experience over their four year tenure at Cox Mill and 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.
 
Below you will find information about the following exams:
State Exams:
  • End of Course (EOC)
  • NC Final Exam (NCFE)
  • Teachermade exams
  • WorkKeys/CTE/Vocats
Advanced Placement (AP)
 
Higher Education: 
  • PSAT/NMSQT
  • SAT (CollegeBoard)
  • ACT PLAN (10th grader only)
  • ACT 
ALL EOCs and most (if not all) NCFEs will be administered online.  Students enrolled in these courses are required to take the final assessment. Exemptions are not allowed. 

Teacher-made Exams

Classes that are not required to take a state EOC, NCFE, or CTE assessment will be required to take a teachermade final exam. Seniors may exempt teachermade exams if the criteria stated in the exam exemption section above 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 85 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 AP Courses. 


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