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Foundations of Reading and General Curriculum Tests for North Carolina

Understanding Your Test Results

Examinee performance is evaluated against an established standard. The minimum passing score is approved by the North Carolina State Board of Education.

The total test score is based on the number of raw score points earned on each section (multiple-choice and open-response sections), the proportion accounted for by each section, and the scaling of that score. Raw scores are converted to a scale of 100 to 300.

Scoring open responses. Information about the scoring of open responses, including performance characteristics and the score scale, is available in the open-response section of the study guide.

How to Read Your Score Report

Score Report Explanations

Your score report is provided to you with information about how to read your score report. You can also review that information here.

Annotated Score Reports

View a sample that represents the type of score report you will receive and that includes explanations about important score-related information. This includes a sample Benchmark Score Report and a sample State-Specific Score Report.