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Virginia Beach City Public Schools
2013-2014 Testing Schedule

District and Virginia State Mandated Tests
DATES TESTS STUDENTS TESTING
September 3, 2013 Virginia Alternate Assessment Program (VAAP) Begin collection of evidence for students participating in the VAAP.
September 3, 2013 Virginia Grade Level Alternative (VGLA) Begin collection of evidence for students participating in the VGLA.
September 16 - September 20, 2013 Summer SOL Writing
Second Opportunity
Students who were term graduates for the summer SOL test administration and new transfer students who need the writing SOL test for verified credit; online testing only.
September 24 - October 11, 2013 Fall IPT (MS) Students in grade 7.
September 30 - October 18, 2013 Fall IPT (MS) Students in grade 4.
October 7 - 18, 2013 EXPLORE Students in grade 8.
October 16, 2013 Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) Available to all students in grades 10 and 11.
October 21 and/or 22, 2013 Fall SOL
EOC Writing Multiple-Choice Test
Students completing English 11 classes in a 4x4 block schedule and SOL verified credit retake students.
October 23* and 24, 2013 Fall SOL
EOC Writing Short Paper Component
October 25, 2013 Fall SOL
Make-Up EOC Writing Tests
November 1 - November 26, 2013 Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Certain students in grade 12.
January 6 - March 14, 2014 NCLB English Language Proficiency Test (ACCESS FOR ELLs)
Academic Language of the Content Areas (Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking)
All students designated as LEP, English proficiency levels 1-4, and bridging 1 and 2.
January 13 - 17, 2014 Fall SOL Writing
Second Opportunity
Students who were term graduates for the fall SOL test administration and new transfer students who need the writing SOL test for verified credit; online testing only.
January 13 - 17, 2014 Fall SOL
End-of-Course Non-Writing Tests
Grade 8 Reading and Mathematics Tests
Students in EOC** classes; RRP students, and MSD*** students under SOL requirements.
January 29 - February 5, 2014 Fall SOL
Expedited EOC** Tests
Expedited Grade 8 Reading and Mathematics Tests
Fall EOC**; MSD*** students who meet the expedited testing requirements.
February 3 -14, 2014 College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA) Students enrolled in grade 11 English courses.
February 19, 2014 WorkKeys Students who passed the grade 11 English course and have taken and failed, at least once, the EOC writing SOL test.
March 3 and/or 4, 2014 Spring SOL
Writing Multiple-Choice Test
Students in grades 5, 8, and 11 English classes and SOL verified credit retake students.
March 5*- 12, 2014 Spring SOL
Writing Short Paper Component and Make-Up Tests
March 24 - April 11, 2014 Spring IPT
Students in grades 4 and 7.
April 7 - 11, 2014 Spring SOL Writing
Second Opportunity
Students who were term graduates for the spring SOL test administration and new transfer students who need the writing SOL test for verified credit; online testing only.
TBD Virginia Alternate Assessment Program (VAAP) Collections of evidence due to Laskin Road Annex.
TBD Virginia Grade Level Alternative (VGLA) Collections of evidence due to Laskin Road Annex.
April 23 - 30, 2014 April Term Grad Testing Students in EOC** classes and MSD*** students who will graduate by August 2014.
May 5 - 16, 2014 Advanced Placement (AP) Testing Students completing AP classes during 2013-2014.
May 5 - 23, 2014 International Baccalaureate (IB) Testing Students completing IB classes during
2013-2014.
May 19 - June 12, 2014 Spring SOL - Elementary School
Grades 3 - 5 Multiple-Choice Tests
Students in grades 3 - 8 and EOC** classes and MSD*** students under SOL requirements.
May 19 - June 6, 2014 Spring SOL - High School
EOC** and Grade 8 Reading & Mathematics Tests
May 19 - June 10, 2014 Spring SOL - Middle School
EOC** and Grades 6 - 8 Multiple-Choice Tests
June 3 - 9, 2014 Spring SOL - High School
Expedited EOC** Tests; Expedited Grade 8 Reading and Mathematics Tests
Spring EOC** and MSD*** students who meet the expedited testing requirements.
June 11 and 12, 2014 Spring SOL - Middle School
Expedited EOC** Tests
Spring EOC*** students who meet the expedited testing requirements.
July 14 and/or 15, 2014 Summer SOL
Writing Multiple-Choice Test
Students completing English 11 classes in summer school and SOL verified credit retake students.
July 16* and 17, 2014 Summer SOL
Writing Short Paper Component
July 18, 2014 Summer SOL
Make-Up Writing Tests
TBD Summer SOL
SOL Non-Writing Tests
Students in EOC** classes; Fast Track Tutoring students; and SOL verified credit or MSD*** students under SOL requirements.
September 15 - 19, 2014 Summer SOL Writing
Second Opportunity
Students who were term graduates for the summer SOL test administration and new transfer students who need the writing SOL test for verified credit; online testing only.
*Main paper/pencil Direct Writing Prompt must be administered on these dates.
**End-of-Course 1) Students completing an EOC class.
**End-of-Course 2) Students who have previously failed an EOC test and desire to retake the EOC test for a verified credit.
***Modified Standard Diploma.

Last Modified on Tuesday, March 11, 2014