AssessmentDatesGrade LevelType Assessment
PALsSept. 18-29, 20171-3: Required for students new to Virginia Public Schools and for students who received summer intervention

Fall Phonological Assessment

 

PALsOct. 16-27, 2017Kindergarten required

Fall Phonological Assessment

 

PALsJan. 4-20, 2018Kindergarten Required, optional for grades 1-3

Midyear Phonological Assessment

 

PALsApril 30-May 25 (K-2)Grades K-2 required

Spring Phonological Assessment

 

Fountas and PinnellSept. 11-Oct 15, 2017Grades 1-5 (required, unless attended Summer School and have recent scores), K (optional)Fountas & Pinnell/PALs
Fountas and PinnellJan. 8-26, 2018Grades 1-2 and those receiving Reading Intervention(required), Optional for K and other 3-5Fountas & Pinnell
Fountas and PinnellMay 1- June 15, 2018Grades K-5(required); optional for students scoring in a specified Reading level Fountas & Pinnell/PALs
Math ScreenerSept. 11- Nov. 3, 2017Kindergarten required

Fall Math screening

 

Math ScreenerSept. 11-Oct. 13, 2017Grades 1-2 required

Fall Math screening

 

NWEA MAPSSept. 18-Oct. 13, 2017Grades 3-8 (required)

Fall Diagnostic Test

 

NWEA MAPSNov. 27, 2017-Jan. 19, 2018Grades 3-8 (optional)

Winter Diagnostic Test

 

NWEA MAPSMarch 26- April 27, 2018Grades 3-8 (required)

Spring Diagnostic Test

 

PSATOct. 11, 2017Grade 10 required

College Readiness Assessment

 

CoGAT*Nov. 2-17, 2017Grade 2 required

Ability Test

 

Non-Writing SOLsSept. 7-15, 2017EOC Summer as needed

EOC Summer Expedited Retakes

 

Writing SOLsOct. 16-Nov. 3, 2017Grades 10-12 as needed

EOC Fall Writing SOL (paper test 10/16- 10/20/17)

 

Writing SOLsNov. 13-Dec.8, 2017Grades 12 as needed

2nd  Attempt for Term Grad EOC Writing SOL

 

Writing Specialty Center Short PaperNov. 8-10, 2017Grade 8 required

Specialty Center Application Short Paper

 

Writing BenchmarkNov. 14-17, 2017Grade 8 required; Grades 6-7 required for school improvement schools, optional for others

Writing Multiple Choice

 

Non-Writing SOLsJan. 8-Feb.2,2018Grades 9-12 as needed

EOC of Course Fall Non-Writing Testing

 

Non-Writing SOLsFeb. 5-16, 2018Grades 9-12 as needed

EOC of Course Fall Non- Writing Testing 2nd attempt

 

NAEPJanuary 29-March 9, 201811 Selected Schools, 62 selected students in each school

National Test to measure student achievement in Reading, Math, Writing, Science and Social Studies (10 of the 11 will only be assessed in Reading and Math)

 

Semester BenchmarkNov. 27-Dec. 15, 2017Grades 6 -EOC; Any SOL tested course/grade in Reading and Math are required

Semester Benchmark Tests

 

Semester BenchmarkJan. 22-Feb. 9, 2018Grades 2-5; Any SOL tested course/grade in Reading and Math are required

Semester Benchmark Tests

 

Writing SampleMarch 12-30, 2018Grades 6-7 required for School Improvement Schools, optional for others

Writing prompt scored by school

 

Writing SOLsMarch 12-16, 2018Grades 8 and 10 required

Writing Paper/Pencil Administration(TG 3/6- 3/10/17)

 

Writing SOLsMarch 12-30, 2018Grades 8 and 10 required

Writing Online Administration (TG 3/5-3/16/18)

 

AP TestsApril 30-May 11, 2018Grades 9-12

Advanced Placement tests for students enrolled in AP courses

 

Non-Writing SOLsMay 7-25, 2018Grades 3-12 requiredSOL Main Form Test Administration
(Term Grad April 23-May 4)
Non-Writing SOLsMay 29-June 14, 2018Grades 3-12 required

SOL Expedited Retake Test Administration

 

Math ScreenerApril 30-June 1, 2018Kindergarten, 1st  – 2nd, required

Spring Math screening

 

Henrico AssessmentsMay 7-June 1, 2018Grade 2 Reading Required; Grade 2 Math, Social Studies, and Science optional ; Grade 4 Science optional

Local summative assessments

 

Alternative Authentic AssessmentsDue April 27, 2018 (3-5);
June 1, 2018 (6-7 )
Grades 3 Science & History, 5 Writing, 6 US History & 7 US History

Performance-based assessments for replaced SOL and VAAP specific grade content tests

 

Work KeysSept. 25-29, 2017
Nov. 13-17, 2017
Jan. 8-12, 2018 (11 & 12)
Feb. 12-16, 2018
April 16-20, 2018
May 29-June 1, 2018
Grade 12 as needed

Substitute test for EOC Writing

 

WISE Financial Literacy TestPretest March 19-23,2018; Post TestApril 23-May 4, 2018; Retakes May 7-25; June 4-8, 2018Classroom and Online Financial Literacy High School

Student Industry CTE Credentials Test

 

WISE Financial Literacy TestPretest Oct. 23-27, 2017 ; Post Test March 19-23, 2018; April 23-May 4 (retakes); May 7- 25 (2nd retake)Edgenuity IC (post test requires 75% completion of coursework) High School

Student Industry CTE Credentials Test

 

VAAPDue week of April 23- 27 on assigned daysIEP designated alternative assessment for SOL tests, grades 3-8 and 11

Evidence based assessment on SOL tested contents.

 

Teacher Evaluation Science Grades 6 & 7Sept. 25-29, 2017
May 7-June 1, 2018
Grades 6-7

Local multiple choice pre-post assessment used for teacher evaluation

 

Latest Revision 7/24/2017

*Online CoGAT is optional for the 2017-2018 school year, but will be required for the 2018-2019 school year.