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End of Course Assessment (ECA)

Who takes this test?

  • Students completing English 10
  • Students completing Algebra I


The purpose of the End of Course Assessments is to measure student achievement in the subject areas of English/Language Arts and Mathematics. The End of Course Assessments (ECAs) are criterion-referenced assessments developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I or English 10.  The graduating classes of 2017 and 2018 will be the last to participate in the ECAs as their graduation qualifying exam.  Beginning with the class of 2019, the Grade 10 ISTEP+ assessment in English Language Arts and Math will serve as the graduation qualifying exam.