GCS Announces Remote Learning Days to Meet Middle/High School Testing Requirements


For Immediate Release: April 7, 2021

Contact: Nora Shoptaw (336) 370-8386
Media Desk (336) 574-5730

GCS Announces Remote Learning Days
to Meet Middle/High School Testing Requirements

Greensboro, N.C. – In order to meet local and state testing requirements, Guilford County Schools (GCS) has identified remote instruction days for middle and high school students who are learning in person. The remote days are needed to meet physical distancing requirements during testing.

The specific days and grade levels are provided in the chart below.

Date
Grades affected
Testing description
Revised schedule
April 21
Grades 6-12
NWEA testing for remote-only students
Remote instruction day for middle and high school students who are learning in person
April 27
Grades 9, 10 and 12
SAT Testing for 11th grade students
Remote instruction day for 9th, 10th and 12th grade students who are learning in person
May 19 and 26 and June 2
Grades 6-8
End-of-Grade testing for remote-only middle school students
Remote instruction day for middle school students who are learning in person

The state testing window for traditional schedule schools (Grimsley, Page, Northern, Northwest, and Western) begins May 20. The state testing window for block high schools begins May 27. The state testing window for middle and early colleges starts May 10.

About Guilford County Schools

Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina and one of the 50 largest of more than 14,000 in the United States, serves 70,000 PK-12 students at 126 schools. With approximately 10,000 employees, GCS works in partnership with parents, businesses, colleges and the community to deliver an education that connects student interests and skills with the careers and economy of our future here and around the world. We provide educational choices to meet individual student needs in a culturally diverse citizenship and new opportunities to help our students Soar to Greatness. For more information, visit the district’s website at www.gcsnc.com<nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gcsnc.com%2F&data=02%7C01%7Csilverj%40gcsnc.com%7C79407275dd6940ec549d08d7e890bf0b%7C9ae2fb1fdea24c4381947624fcbbb30c%7C0%7C0%7C63723358…>.

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