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Virginia Beach City Public Schools
2014-2015 Testing Schedule

District and Virginia State Mandated Tests
DATES TESTS STUDENTS TESTING
September 2, 2014 Virginia Alternate Assessment Program (VAAP) Begin collection of evidence for students participating in the VAAP.
September 2, 2014 Virginia Grade Level Alternative (VGLA) Begin collection of evidence for students participating in the VGLA.
September 15 - September 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.
September 22 - October 10, 2014 Fall IPT Students in grades 4 and 7.
October 15 - October 29, 2014 RediStep Students in grade 8.
October 15, 2014 Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) Available to all students in grades 10 and 11.
October 20 and/or 21, 2014 Fall SOL Writing (Paper/Pencil)
EOC Writing Multiple-Choice Test
Students completing English 11 classes in a 4x4 block schedule and SOL verified credit retake students.
October 22* and 23, 2014 Fall SOL (Paper/Pencil)
EOC Writing Short Paper Component
October 24, 2014 Fall SOL (Paper/Pencil)
Make-Up EOC Writing Tests
October 27 - Nopvember 5, 2014 Fall SOL (Online)
EOC Writing Tests
November 3 - November 25, 2014 Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Certain qualifying students in grade 12.
December 3 - 11, 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 8 - 16, 2015 Fall SOL Students in EOC** classes; RRP students, and MSD*** students under SOL requirements.
End-of-Course Non-Writing Tests
Grade 8 Reading and Mathematics Tests
January 12 - March 20, 2015 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 28 - February 4, 2015 Fall SOL
Expedited EOC** Tests
Expedited Grade 8 Reading and Mathematics Tests
Fall EOC**; MSD*** students who meet the expedited testing requirements.
January 28 - February 13, 2015 College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA) Students enrolled in grade 11 English courses.
February 11 - 20, 2015 WorkKeys Students who passed the grade 11 English course and have taken and failed, at least once, the EOC writing SOL test.
March 2 and/or 3, 2015 Spring SOL (Paper/Pencil)
Writing Multiple-Choice Test
Students in grades 8 and 11 English classes and SOL verified credit retake students.
March 4*- 6, 2015 Spring SOL (Paper/Pencil)
Writing Short Paper Component and Make-Up Tests
March 2 -6, 2015 Spring SOL (Online)
Middle School Online Tests
Students in grades 8 and 11 English classes and SOL verified credit retake students.
March 2 - 20, 2015 Spring SOL (Online)
High School Online Tests****
March 16 - April 17, 2015 Spring IPT
Students in grades 4 and 7.
April 20 - 24, 2015 Spring SOL Writing
Second Opportunity
Students who were term graduates for the spring SOL test administration 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 22 - May 1, 2015 April Term Grad Testing Students in EOC** classes and MSD*** students who will graduate by August 2015.
May 4 - 15, 2015 Advanced Placement (AP) Testing Students completing AP classes during 2014-2015.
May 4 - 22, 2015 International Baccalaureate (IB) Testing Students completing IB classes during
2014-2015.
May 18 - 29, 2015 WorkKeys Students trying to graduate in June who passed the grade 11 English course and have taken and failed, at least once, the EOC writing SOL test.
May 26 - June 12, 2015 Spring SOL - High School
EOC** and Grade 8 Reading & Mathematics Tests
Students in grades 3 - 8 and EOC** classes and MSD*** students under SOL requirements.
May 27 - June 17, 2015 Spring SOL - Elementary School
Grades 3 - 5 Multiple-Choice Tests
May 27 - June 17, 2015 Spring SOL - Middle School
EOC** and Grades 6 - 8 Multiple-Choice Tests
June 8 - 15, 2015 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 - 17, 2015 Spring SOL - Middle School
Expedited EOC** Tests
Spring EOC*** students who meet the expedited testing requirements.
July 13 and/or 14, 2015 Summer SOL
Writing Multiple-Choice Test
Students completing English 11 classes in summer school and SOL verified credit retake students.
July 15* and 16, 2015 Summer SOL
Writing Short Paper Component
July 17, 2015 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.
TBD 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.
****Term Grad testing must finish by March 13, 2015

Last Modified on Monday, September 15, 2014