End-of-Grade and End-of-Course Tests
During the school year, students take various tests required by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. These tests include end-of-course and end-of-grade tests for students in grades 3-12.
End-of-course tests for grades 9-12 are administered twice a year – at the end of the first semester in January and at the end of the second semester in June. End-of-grade tests for grades 3-8 are administered in May.
Test Dates to Remember
September 12 Beginning of Grade 3 Reading Test
October 16 PSAT (Grades 10-11)
November 12-22 Pre-ACT (Grade 10)
January 13-17 High School End-of-Course Tests/N.C. Final Exams (Fall Semester)
February 25 ACT - American College Test (Grade 11)
March 30-April 9 ACT WorkKeys Test
May 27-June 9 End-of-Grade Tests (Grades 3-8)
June 3-9 High School End-of-Course Tests/N.C. Final Exams (Spring Semester)
SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test)
The SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) is administered by the College Board and used by colleges and universities during the admission process. The SAT is offered at locations in the Gaston County area on the following dates:
August 24, 2019
October 5, 2019
November 2, 2019
December 7, 2020
March 14, 2020
May 2, 2020
June 6, 2020
For specific test locations and registration information, please visit the College Board website: www.collegeboard.org.