Testing

Testing Schedules and Related Information

school testing coordinator

Annie Baker

School Test Coordinator

mabaker1@fcps.edu

703-988-8207

 

Spring 2018 Non Writing SOL Testing Schedule 

Testing will begin at 7:30 a.m. each morning. Please make sure your child gets a good night's sleep and have a nutritious breakfast each morning. 

Date

Test

May 8 - 9                     Science                      
May 10 - 11 Civics
May 14 Science and Civics Make-ups
May 15-16 Reading 7
May 17-18 Reading 8
May 21- 22 Math 7 Honors/Algebra 1/Geometry
May 23-24 Math 7 and Math 8
May 29-31 Make-up Testing

The Virginia SOL tests are required of all students in grades 3-8 across the state by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE).  SOL tests measure the extent to which students have learned the content and skills specified in the Virginia SOLs.  Content areas will be tested according to the schedule below.

Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) Tests                                  

Grade Level Content Areas to be Tested
7 Reading and Mathematics
8 Reading, Mathematics, Civics and Economics, and Science

The purpose of the testing is to provide information about student achievement. Scores from the tests will be used to determine whether students fail to meet standards, are proficient in meeting the standards, or are advanced in the standards.

VDOE and Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) have an electronic device policy which is to be followed during all SOL testing. To maintain test security, the possession of these devices (e.g., cell phones/mobile communication devices) in the testing room is prohibited.  If a student is discovered with a prohibited electronic device while in a test environment, the student’s test will be stopped, the electronic device will be confiscated, and the student will be removed from the test environment.  School administrators, consistent with the Acceptable Use Policy and Student Rights & Responsibilities, have authority to search the “item of personal belonging” (e.g., the cell phone or mobile device) if it is believed to contain evidence of a violation of school regulations (in this case, cheating).  School administrators have the right to apply school-based consequences based upon their investigation of the situation.  Please talk to your student about the electronic device policy and the

  • Please contact our school testing coordinator, Mary Baker, at mabaker1@fcps.edu or 703-988-8207 with any questions.