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The End of Course Examination Program (EOCEP) is a statewide assessment program of end of course tests for gateway courses awarded units of credit in English/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. The EOCEP encourages instruction in the specific academic standards for the courses, encourages student achievement, and documents the level of students’ mastery of the academic standards.

Gateway courses in English/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies will be defined by the State Board of Education. EOCEP examination scores count 20 percent in the calculation of the student’s final grade in gateway courses. Defined gateway courses currently include the following courses or courses with other names and activity codes in which the same academic standards are taught: Algebra 1, Intermediate Algebra, Biology 1, English 2, and United States History and the Constitution.

The test dates are as follows:

English II (Writing) -  May 13, 2024

English II (Reading)- May 15, 2024

Algebra I -  May 16, 2024

US History - May 17, 2024

Biology - May 21, 2024

 Make Ups -  May 22, 2024


States must administer an English language proficiency assessment to limited English proficient students in grades K-12 based upon the completion of a Home Language Survey and the initial assessment of their English proficiency. The assessment administered for this purpose will be ACCESS for ELLs® through the WIDA Consortium. Students with limited English proficiency must continue to take ACCESS for ELLs until they meet the requirements for full English proficiency as established by the Office of Federal and State Accountability. These students will take the ACCESS Test to measure their language proficiency covering four domains (listening, reading, speaking, writing. The testing window is January 22-March 8, 2024.