State Testing

All students at The South Carolina Preparatory Academy are required to participate in mandatory, in-person state testing.

For any questions about testing, please contact the School Testing Coordinator at testing@myscprep.org.

Visit our school calendar with updated information here! *All dates are tentative and subject to change.

You can learn more about testing by visiting the SC Department of Education's page for Parents and Students.

Parents, please help your child have a successful testing experience by:

  • Encouraging a good night’s sleep
  • Eating a nutritious breakfast
  • Avoid scheduling appointments on test day
  • Remind students that no cell phone and smartwatch will be allowed in the testing center.
Middle School (Grades 6-8)
Test Name Who and What? When and Where? Required or Optional
ACCESS for ELLs Given to any student who is identified as an English Language Learner to determine English proficiency. Locations will be determined based on who news to test. Testing takes place in February. Required
End of Course Examination (EOC) EOC exams are for any student taking certain high school courses (English II, Algebra I, Biology, US History). The exam counts as 20% of the student’s final grade in the course. Testing will occur in December and May at various sites throughout the state. Required
SC READY Given to all students in Grades 3-8. Students will take an assessment in Reading, Writing, Math. Testing will occur in May at various sites throughout the state. Required
SC PASS Students in Grade 6 will take a Science assessment. Testing will occur in May at various sites throughout the state. Required
High School (Grades 9-12)
Test Name Who and What? When and Where? Required or Optional
PSAT The PSAT is the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. It will be offered to 10th graders. The PSAT will be given on October 12th. We will have 3 sites in Greenville, Columbia, and Summerville. Optional
ACCESS for ELLs Given to any student who is identified as an English Language Learner to determine English proficiency. Locations will be determined based on who news to test. Testing takes place in February. Required
College Entrance Assessments Offered to students in their 3rd year of high school. Students may choose to take either the SAT or ACT at no cost (only one assessment may be chosen). Locations will be determined based on who needs to test. Testing takes place in March. Optional
Career Readiness Assessment Required for all students in their 3rd year of high school. The exam measures a student’s career readiness in four areas: Math, Reading, Location Information, and Soft Skills Testing will take place in March at various locations throughout the state. Required
End of Course Examination (EOC) EOC exams are for any student taking certain high school courses (English II, Algebra I, Biology, US History). The exam counts as 20% of the student’s final grade in the course. Testing will occur in December and May at various sites throughout the state. Required
Virtual SC and Dual Enrollment These are classes taken by a third party. Exams are at the discretion of the school or institution Many of these classes require tests to be taken in person. Please reach out to your professor or guidance counselor with questions. Required

Testing Dates: Fall 2022

Fall MAP (grades 6-10)
Aug. 30, Sept. 1, 6, 8
Fall EOC
Dec. 8-9; makeups Dec. 15-16
SAT/ACT
TBD

Testing Dates: Spring 2023

ACCESS
Feb. 1-3
SC Alt
March 7-31
WorkKeys
March 27-31
READY/PASS (grades 6-8)
May 15-17; makeups May 25-26
Spring EOC
May 18-19; makeups May 25-26
SAT/ACT
TBD
Spring MAP (grades 6-10)
TBD

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