North Carolina Test of Computer Skills
(Information below is from the North Carolina
State Department of Public Instruction.)
In May 1991, the North Carolina State Board of Education
approved new graduation standards, entitled the Quality Assurance Program.
As a result, beginning with the graduation class
of 2001, students must demonstrate computer proficiencies in order to receive
a North Carolina diploma.
The Computer Proficiency Test is designed
At Newton-Conover Middle School,
our students take the North Carolina Test of Computer Skills when they
are in the 8th grade.
studied and I passed !!!!!!!
If the student passes both parts (assessments) of the
North Carolina Test of Computer Skills during his/her 8th grade year, then
he/she has met the graduation requirement and does not take the test again.
Students that do not pass this State Computer Test will have additional
opportunities to retake the necessary part(s) at Newton-Conover High School.