Virginia - Student Assessments: Social Studies

Social Studies
Policy Type: 

The assessments that are required are: Standards of Learning (all grades and Math, ELA, Science)


The Standards of Learning (SOL) for Virginia Public Schools establish minimum expectations for what students should know and be able to do at the end of each grade or course in English, mathematics, science, history/social science and other subjects. SOL tests in reading, writing, mathematics, science and history/social science. In proposed legislation, the Virginia Department of Education is implementing numerous changes to the state assessment program in the 2014-2015 school year.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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