Student Testing

PSAT, WIDA, SOL, AP, End of Year Testing, and More

UPDATE: 8/4/2020:

On August 4, 2020, Dr. Brabrand announced through a community letter that FCPS will work with College Board to schedule an in-school SAT test day for seniors on September 23 and in-school PSAT test day for juniors in October. According to Dr. Brabrand’s letter to the community, information regarding registration will be forthcoming around mid-August. Once we know the details of these test administrations we will update our LBSS testing page. Thank you for your continued patience.

UPDATE 4/24/2020: Due to the cancellation of SOL testing in May 2020, the VDOE has set forth new regulations on testing. Please see below for current information regarding verified (SOL) credit:

Underclassmen: Students in grades 9 through 11 will receive the emergency SOL LAVC credit where needed for the SOL classes they are 1) currently enrolled in and 2) provided they pass the class. This waiver only applies to the 2019-2020 school year. The emergency LAVC will not count against the student's total LAVC limits.

Seniors: For seniors who will be graduating by August 2020, the emergency SOL LAVC waiver applies as well, but also has additional guidelines to allow the most flexibility in order to ensure on-time graduation. Seniors will receive the emergency SOL LAVC credit for any courses for which they still need the SOL test to receive verified credit for graduation provided that they have a passing grade for that course. This includes courses passed in prior years and for any Student-Selected SOL credit still needed. The emergency LAVC will not count against the student's total LAVC limits.

More information can be found in the state Superintendent’s Memo. Click here to access the complete memo.

2020-2021 Testing Dates

Assessment Dates Description
PSAT (students in grade 11) Thursday, Oct. 29

Students in grade 11 will take the PSAT this year during school hours. The cost of the test for juniors is covered by the county.

WIDA (English Language Learners) Tuesday, Jan. 26 - Friday, Feb. 19 English Language Learners will be pulled out of four (different) class periods in order to complete this assessment. This assessment is administered annually to level 1-5 EL students in grades 7-12 and is comprised of four domains: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. We have 190 students participating this year.
March Writing SOL (English 8 and English 11 (including Honors) Monday, Mar. 1 - Friday, Mar. 19 The Writing SOL is split over two days; day one is multiple choice and day two is prompt/short paper.
AP Exams (all students taking AP courses) Monday, May 3 - Friday, May 14 View the included calendar (linked above) for specific test dates.
Non-Writing SOL (all students in SOL classes, grades 7-12)

Wednesday, Apr 28 - Friday, June 4

This testing window includes expedited retakes. View the included calendar (linked above) for specific test dates.
Senior Final Exams (seniors with courses giving exams) TBD View the included calendar (linked above) for specific test dates.
Underclassmen Final Exams (underclassmen with courses giving exams) TBD View the included calendar (linked above) for specific test dates.

SOL Test Preparation Sites

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