Semester Finals and Exams for Credit
Semester FinalsCumulative semester final exams are required for all high school level courses which award one-half credit or more as well as several middle school level courses. The Final Test Guidelines describe and define protocols related to final tests for WCSD courses.
• WCSD Board Policy and Administrative Regulations (Search for: Final Test Guidelines)--Students and Parents:
--Guidelines for Test Coordinators, Test Administration, and SchoolCity reporting are provided to School Test Coordinators for distribution to test administrators and for use in refresher training. For information on district common math finals (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2), contact Assessment Support.
- District common finals may not be given early or before the final exam window opens.
- There are no retake opportunities for district common finals.
- District common finals may not be modified.
- IEP/504 accommodations that may invalidate test results are not permissible on a final exam.
ALL finals: If a student violates electronic policies or is found cheating, the student will receive a score of zero for that test.
ALL finals: If a student is absent and does not make-up a missing final, the student will receive a score of zero for that test.
Curriculum and Assessment Resources
Math: Algebra 1, Geometry/Formal Geo, Algebra 2/Alg 2 HonorsInstructional materials are prepared in conjunction with WCSD Course Guides that align curriculum and District Common Finals for Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 standard, honors/GT, and foundations courses. Contact the teacher for more information.• Teachers: 2020-2021 District Common Math Finals Procedure Manual (pdf)
Guides and Related ResourcesCalculator Note: Calculator Policies are designed to ensure fairness for all examinees, avoid disturbances in the testing room, and protect the security of the test materials. Approved scientific calculators are allowed on the District Common Finals in Algebra 1 and Geometry courses; approved graphing calculators are permitted on exams in Algebra 2 courses.
Nevada End of Course (NV-EOC) Finals>>Notice: The Nevada EOC finals will not be administered during the 2020-2021 school year<<
Nevada End of Course (EOC) finals are taken at the end of semester 2 (last term) of the course aligned to the assessed standards. Beginning spring 2018, EOC final exams will only be administered to students currently enrolled in an "EOC aligned" course and performance on the EOC final is part of the academic grade.NV EOC Finals: Aligned Courses (pdf)
Participating Course Numbers (WCSD)ELA(English, Gr 10)xxMath I(Algebra 1)xxMath II(Geometry)