All online students enrolled and attending ninth through twelfth grade at Palmetto State E-cademy must participate and take part in all statewide assessments developed by the South Carolina Department of Education, as well as any assessments developed by, the United States Department of Education, or the South Carolina Legislature to implement the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) assessment requirements.
Students who refuse to participate in the High School Assessment Program (HSAP) or End of Course Examination Program (EOCEP) exams may be withdrawn from Palmetto State E-cademy. These examinations are mandatory.
State Standardized Proficiency Testing
Palmetto State E-cademy will participate in all components of the South Carolina State Assessment program including; AYP, State Report Card results and on-going state testing results. These measurements can be easily compared to those of other schools within the district and throughout the state.
National Standardized Achievement Testing
Because the following standardized achievement and proficiency tests are often important to college admissions, Palmetto State E-cademy will post test information, including registration deadlines, testing dates and locations, test fees, etc., for the following College Board/ACT tests on the school calendar and/or announcements section of the student information system:
- ACT (American College Testing)
- PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
- PSSS (preliminary SAT Scoring Service)
- SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
- AP (Advanced Placement)
Palmetto State E-cademy will provide a school code for College Board testing and test preparation modules for state and national tests.