Assessment Dates Grade Level Type Assessment
PALs Sept. 18-29, 2017 1-3: Required for students new to Virginia Public Schools and for students who received summer intervention Fall Phonological Assessment

 

PALs Oct. 16-27, 2017 Kindergarten required Fall Phonological Assessment

 

PALs Jan. 4-20, 2018 Kindergarten Required, optional for grades 1-3 Midyear Phonological Assessment

 

PALs April 30-May 25 (K-2) Grades K-2 required Spring Phonological Assessment

 

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

 

Math Screener Sept. 11-Oct. 13, 2017 Grades 1-2 required Fall Math screening

 

NWEA MAPS Sept. 18-Oct. 13, 2017 Grades 3-8 (required) Fall Diagnostic Test

 

NWEA MAPS Nov. 27, 2017-Jan. 19, 2018 Grades 3-8 (optional) Winter Diagnostic Test

 

NWEA MAPS March 26- April 27, 2018 Grades 3-8 (required) Spring Diagnostic Test

 

PSAT Oct. 11, 2017 Grade 10 required College Readiness Assessment

 

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

 

Non-Writing SOLs Sept. 7-15, 2017 EOC Summer as needed EOC Summer Expedited Retakes

 

Writing SOLs Oct. 16-Nov. 3, 2017 Grades 10-12 as needed EOC Fall Writing SOL (paper test 10/16- 10/20/17)

 

Writing SOLs Nov. 13-Dec.8, 2017 Grades 12 as needed 2nd  Attempt for Term Grad EOC Writing SOL

 

Writing Specialty Center Short Paper Nov. 8-10, 2017 Grade 8 required Specialty Center Application Short Paper

 

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

 

Non-Writing SOLs Jan. 8-Feb.2,2018 Grades 9-12 as needed EOC of Course Fall Non-Writing Testing

 

Non-Writing SOLs Feb. 5-16, 2018 Grades 9-12 as needed EOC of Course Fall Non- Writing Testing 2nd attempt

 

NAEP January 29-March 9, 2018 11 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 Benchmark Nov. 27-Dec. 15, 2017 Grades 6 -EOC; Any SOL tested course/grade in Reading and Math are required Semester Benchmark Tests

 

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

 

Writing Sample March 12-30, 2018 Grades 6-7 required for School Improvement Schools, optional for others Writing prompt scored by school

 

Writing SOLs March 12-16, 2018 Grades 8 and 10 required Writing Paper/Pencil Administration(TG 3/6- 3/10/17)

 

Writing SOLs March 12-30, 2018 Grades 8 and 10 required Writing Online Administration (TG 3/5-3/16/18)

 

AP Tests April 30-May 11, 2018 Grades 9-12 Advanced Placement tests for students enrolled in AP courses

 

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

 

Math Screener April 30-June 1, 2018 Kindergarten, 1st  – 2nd, required Spring Math screening

 

Henrico Assessments May 7-June 1, 2018 Grade 2 Reading Required; Grade 2 Math, Social Studies, and Science optional ; Grade 4 Science optional Local summative assessments

 

Alternative Authentic Assessments Due 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 Keys Sept. 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 Test Pretest March 19-23,2018; Post TestApril 23-May 4, 2018; Retakes May 7-25; June 4-8, 2018 Classroom and Online Financial Literacy High School Student Industry CTE Credentials Test

 

WISE Financial Literacy Test Pretest 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

 

VAAP Due week of April 23- 27 on assigned days IEP designated alternative assessment for SOL tests, grades 3-8 and 11 Evidence based assessment on SOL tested contents.

 

Teacher Evaluation Science Grades 6 & 7 Sept. 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.