State Required for Students in North Carolina
  • Tests Required for Students instructed on Extended Content Standards (NCExtend1)
    The NCEXTEND1 is designed for students who have a severe intellectual disability; it is not 
    designed for students who have a specific learning disability. The assessment process requires 
    students to complete performance-based, multiple-choice items. Assessment items align with the 
    North Carolina Extended Content Standards for the Common Core State Standards for English 
    Language Arts/Reading and Mathematics and the North Carolina Essential Standards for 
    Science. The NCEXTEND1 measures student performance in the following subject areas: 
    English Language Arts/Science at grade 3–8, 10, and 11; Mathematics at grades 3–8, 10, and 11; 
    and Science at grades 5, 8, 10, and 11.