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Testing and Accountability

Due to the recent weather related school closures, the Fall 2016 testing calendar has been modified, 
please review the calendar below carefully.

High School Exam Schedule for Fall 2016 semester 
Tuesday, January 17th - First Block testing
Wednesday, January 18th - Second Block testing
Thursday, January 19th - Third Block testing
Friday, January 20th - Fourth Block testing - Early Release for high and middle schools; release at 1:30PM
Monday, January 23rd - Makeup day - Full day - NO Early Release
Tuesday, January 24th - Professional Day

News & Updates:

2015-16 School Report Cards are now available at for using the  NC School Report Cards can be found at 

2015-16 NC Accountability and SPG Results are  available at

This link will provide basic background information to help you understand the 2015-16 school accountability data, including the School Performance Grades.

Previous NC School Report Cards
To access an archived version of the NC School Report Cards (2001-2013 please visit

Addition of the Fifth Achievement Level -
The State Board of Education adopted at its March 2014 meeting a methodology to add a new achievement level. With this additional achievement level, the State will now report five achievement levels. The Understanding the Five Achievement Levels Assessment Brief from April 2014 helps to explain the new levels.