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High School Curriculum Requirements for the University System of Georgia

 


End of Course Tests (EOCT) in Mathematics

·        Coordinate Algebra

·        Analytic Geometry (CCGPS beginning Winter 2013)

Semester Mathematics Courses: December 9 & 10, 2013 (Winter) and May 19 & 20, 2014 (Spring)

Yearlong Mathematics Courses: May 19 & 20, 2014 (Spring)


What is the purpose of the EOCT?

Improved teaching and learning are the main focus of Georgia’s education system. The EOCT align with the Georgia curriculum standards and include assessment of specific content knowledge and skills. The assessments provide diagnostic information to help students identify strengths and areas of need in learning, therefore improving performance in all high school courses and on other assessments, such as the GHSGT. The EOCT also provide data to evaluate the effectiveness of classroom instruction at the school, system and state levels. In 2011 – 2012, the EOCT became Georgia’s high school accountability assessment as part of the College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI).

Who is required to take the EOCT?

Any student enrolled in and/or receiving credit for an EOCT course, regardless of grade level, will be required to take the EOCT upon completion of that course. Middle school students completing an EOCT course must take the EOCT regardless of whether they are receiving high school credit. Students enrolling from non-accredited programs are required to take and pass the EOCT prior to receiving credit for the course.

How does the EOCT affect the student's grade?

The EOCT is administered upon completion of one of the above courses. A student’s final grade in the course will be calculated using the EOCT as follows (State Board Rule 160-4-2-.13):

·        For students enrolled in grade nine for the first time before July 1, 2011, the EOCT counts as 15% of the final grade.

·        For students enrolled in grade nine for the first time on July 1, 2011 or after, the EOCT counts as 20% of the final grade.

When are the EOCT administered?

There are three main administrations of the EOCT: Winter, Spring and Summer. In addition, on-line Mid-Month administrations may be given in August, September, October, November, January, February and March.

Re-test administration windows are held in conjunction with the existing Online Mid-month and Summer administration windows. These re-tests are intended to provide students who are not proficient on an EOCT (in a course that they have just completed) with one additional opportunity to demonstrate their proficiency on the assessment.

What is the format of the EOCT?

The EOCT can be administered via paper-and-pencil assessments or in an on-line format. Paper-and-pencil assessments are only available during the main administrations. Online assessments are available for all administrations. Each test is administered in two 60 minute sections. One or two-day administration schedules may be selected by systems.


Georgia Department of Education Resources for EOCT Courses in Mathematics

 

CCGPS Coordinate Algebra Content Descriptions  Revised August 2013

Coordinate Algebra Study Guide   Updated January 2014

Coordinate Algebra Formula Sheet

Coordinate Algebra Released Test Item Booklet

 

Coordinate Algebra Released Test Item Commentary

 

Graph Paper (1/4") - PDF  For use beginning in Winter 2013

 

 

CCGPS Analytic Geometry Content Descriptions  Revised August 2013

CCGPS Analytic Geometry Study Guide  Updated January 2014

Analytic Geometry Formula Sheet  Posted 8/16/13

Analytic Geometry Released Test Item Booklet  Updated January 2014

Analytic Geometry Released Test Item Commentary Updated January 2014

Graph Paper (1/4") - PDF  For use beginning in Winter 2013

 

EOCT Mathematics I Content Descriptions

Mathematics I Student Study Guide

GPS Mathematics I Formula Sheet

Mathematics I Released Items

Mathematics I Released Item Commentary

 

EOCT Mathematics II Content Descriptions

Mathematics II Student Study Guide

GPS Mathematics II Formula Sheet

Mathematics II Released Items

Mathematics II Released Item Commentary

 

EOCT Content Weights 2013-14

 

 


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