North Carolina End-of Grade Mathematics Tests Grades 3 – 8
Effective with the 2005-06 school year, the North Carolina End-of-Grade Mathematics Tests measure the goals and objectives as specified in the 2003 North Carolina Mathematics Standard Course of Study (Content Standards). The competency goals and objectives of the mathematics curriculum adopted in 2003 by the North Carolina State Board of Education for each grade are organized into five strands: (1) Number and Operations; (2) Measurement; (3) Geometry; (4) Data Analysis and Probability; and (5) Algebra.
Guidelines, Practice and Examples for Math Gridded Response Items
- Grade 5 Guidelines and Practice (doc, 84kb)
- Grade 5 Examples (pdf, 50kb)
- Grades 6-8 Guidelines and Practice (doc, 92kb)
- Grades 6-8 Examples (pdf, 51kb)
End-of-Grade Math Tests (2003 Standard Course of Study) by Goal (pdf, 11kb)
Details regarding the End-of-Grade Math tests based on the 2003 Standard Course of Study
Sample Test Items (Updated April 2008)–based on the 2003 Standard Course of Study
Sample test items for students and teachers
Note:: Sample items on the NCDPI Web site may be brailled by local school systems. If Braille creation is not possible at the local level, then specific sample item groups may be ordered by local testing staff from TOPS using the TNN Order System. Brailled sample items ordered from TOPS will not ship with answers. Note: Allow 45 days for a Braille sample item order to be filled.
- Required Formulas for the EOG Math Tests (pdf, 79kb)
2003 Standard Course of Study formula sheets
- Formative Assessments for Problem Solving (pdf, 26kb)
Tools and key classroom activities to provide formative feedback directly to students. Critical thinking/problem solving is a major component of the 21st Century Skills.
- Graph Paper for Mathematics (pdf, 13kb)
End-of-Grade Mathematics Test sample graph paper
- EOG Sample Answer Sheets
Achievement Level Information
Publications regarding Achievement Levels I–IV for the End-of-Grade Tests
Assessment Briefs that contain information about the North Carolina End-of-Grade Tests
Understanding the Individual Student Report Documents (UISRs)
A Web page containing all of the UISRs for the North Carolina Testing Program.
End-of-Grade Tests: Number of Items and Total Test Time (Minutes)
- Grades 3-8 (pdf, 45kb)
North Carolina Testing Code of Ethics, Testing Security Protocol and Procedures for North Carolina School Personnel publication, and the Proctor's Guide
Test Development Process
Information on the test development process for state multiple-choice tests and information for potential item writers and reviewers
State Testing Results
Multiple reports providing testing results
- Mathematics Curriculum
North Carolina Standard Course of Study (Content Standards) for Mathematics
- NCDPI Curriculum and School Reform Division
NCDPI Curriculum and School Reform Division/Mathematics page provides instructional resources and activities
- NAEP Sample Selections and Items
NAEP multiple-choice and open-ended mathematics items including rubics
- North Carolina’s Results on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Reports on how North Carolina has performed on the most current NAEP assessments. North Carolina's improvement in mathematics outpaced the national average from 1990 to 2003.
- Previously Posted EOG Math Sample Test Items–based on the 2003 Standard Course of Study
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