Yes, students in grades 3–12 are required to participate in state testing. Students in grades 9-12 are required to participate in state testing based upon required testing for their enrolled courses. Testing sites will be established by Coastal throughout the state and may include locations such as hotel conference rooms, public library meeting rooms, local schools, private tutoring and learning centers, and local colleges. Parents or guardians are responsible for transporting their child to and from the testing site. The parent or guardian is also responsible for providing the following on or before the day of the test: student demographic information, photo identification, and emergency contact information.
Coastal Connections Academy testing center locations are fluid from year-to-year and may not be located in a family’s city or county of residence. Families may need to travel up to 50 direct miles to their assigned testing location. Household address information must be up-to-date to ensure that students are correctly assigned to a testing location.