End-of-Grade (EOG)

Purpose

The North Carolina End-of-Grade (EOG) Tests are designed to measure student performance on the goals, objectives, and grade-level competencies specified in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

  • Mathematics (Grades 3–8)
  • Reading (Grades 3–8)
  • Science (Grades 5 and 8)

Resources

Tab/Accordion Item

Released Forms

Released items may be used by school systems to help acquaint students with items. These materials must not be used for personal or financial gain. Released items and assessments are copyrighted by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and cannot be uploaded into third party applications. Released items may be accessed through the secure browser, NCTest apps for Chromebook and iPad, and via https://data.ncsu.edu/nctest/Destination.html by clicking on the released items icon. 

Mathematics

Paper/Pencil Version with Answer Key

Minimum Calculator Requirement

Graph Paper

Braille Forms (BRF, DXB, and Transcriber Notes)

EOG Mathematics at Grade 3 Released Form

4-function with memory key

EOG Graph Paper

EOG Mathematics at Grade 3 Released Braille Form

EOG Mathematics at Grade 4 Released Form

4-function with memory key

EOG Graph Paper

EOG Mathematics at Grade 4 Released Braille Form 

EOG Mathematics at Grade 5 Released Form

4-function with memory key

EOG Graph Paper

EOG Mathematics at Grade 5 Released Braille Form

EOG Mathematics at Grade 6 Released Form

Scientific

EOG Graph Paper

EOG Mathematics at Grade 6 Released Braille Form

 EOG Mathematics at Grade 7 Released Form

Scientific

EOG Graph Paper

EOG Mathematics at Grade 7 Released Braille Form

EOG Mathematics at Grade 8 Released Form

Scientific and Graphing

EOG Graph Paper

EOG Mathematics at Grade 8 Released Braille Form 

Reading

Copyright Information

At this time, the released forms for the North Carolina End-of-Grade Tests of Reading may not include all of the reading selections for print because the NCDPI is finalizing the copyright requests for these tests. Due to budget constraints and the reluctance of copyright holders to grant printing rights via a website, the NCDPI has obtained permissions only for web viewing of these selections. The download or use of these copyrighted materials is restricted by applicable license agreements obtained by the NCDPI and copyright law (Title 17, United States Code). Permission to use any copyrighted material must be obtained directly from the respective copyright holders. To contact the copyright holder, please see the Acknowledgments for each test form.

Paper/Pencil Versions with Answer Keys 

Braille Forms (BRF, DXB, and Transcriber Notes)
BOG3/EOG Reading at Grade 3 Released Form (printable) 

BOG3/EOG Reading at Grade 3 Released Braille Form

EOG Reading at Grade 4 Released Form (printable)

EOG Reading at Grade 4 Released Braille Form 

EOG Reading at Grade 5 Released Form (printable)

EOG Reading at Grade 5 Released Braille Form 

EOG Reading at Grade 6 Released Form (printable)

EOG Reading at Grade 6 Released Braille Form

EOG Reading at Grade 7 Released Form (printable)

EOG Reading at Grade 7 Released Braille Form

EOG Reading at Grade 8 Released Form (printable)

EOG Reading at Grade 8 Released Braille Form

EOG Reading Sample Constructed Response Items

Sample constructed response items were developed for instructional purposes. 

EOG Reading Sample Constructed Response Items
EOG Reading at Grade 3 Sample Constructed Response Items
EOG Reading at Grade 4 Sample Constructed Response Items
EOG Reading at Grade 5 Sample Constructed Response Items
EOG Reading at Grade 6 Sample Constructed Response Items
EOG Reading at Grade 7 Sample Constructed Response Items
EOG Reading at Grade 8 Sample Constructed Response Items

Science 

Paper/Pencil Version with Answer Key

Formula/ Reference Sheet

Braille Forms (BRF, DXB, and Transcriber Notes)
EOG Science at Grade 5 Released Form

NA

EOG Science at Grade 5 Released Braille Form

EOG Science at Grade 8 Released Form

Periodic Table

EOG Science at Grade 8 Released Braille Form

Mathematics

The EOG Mathematics Tests are required to be administered online. Exceptions to this rule are for approved technology hardship requests or for students with disabilities who have documented accommodations that dictate a paper test format is necessary for accessibility.

Required Online

The EOG Tests are required to be administered online. Exceptions to this rule are for approved technology hardship requests or for students with disabilities who have documented accommodations that dictate a paper test format is necessary for accessibility.

Mathematics

Reading

Science

The EOGs are administered per state and federal requirements: the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015; School Achievement, Growth, Performance Scores, and Grades legislation (G.S. §115C-83.15); School Performance for the Purpose of Compliance with Federal Law legislation (G.S. §115C-83.16) Components of the Testing Program legislation (G.S. §115C-174.11); North Carolina State Board of Education Policies TEST-016 (Use of State Designated Assessments for the NC Teacher Evaluation Process), EVAL-004 (Teacher Performance Appraisal Process), ACCT-020 (Accountability Model Components), and ACCT-021 (Accountability Annual Performance Standards). The Grade 3 Reading EOG tests are linked to Read to Achieve legislation (G.S. § 115 C-83.6).