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Virginia Beach City Public Schools
2017-2018 Testing Schedule

District and Virginia State Mandated Tests

We are now in the process of developing this year’s schedule.

DATES TESTS STUDENTS TESTING
September 25 - October 20, 2017 Fall IPT  Students in grades 4 and 7.
October 11, 2017 Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) Available to all students in grades 9, 10 and 11.
October 16 - November 3, 2017 PSAT 8/9  Students in grade 8.
October 16 - 20, 2017 Fall SOL Writing (Paper/Pencil - first and second opportunities) Students completing English 11 classes in a 4x4 block schedule and SOL verified credit retake students.
October 23 - November 3, 2017 Fall SOL Writing (Online)
November 27 - December 1, 2017 Fall SOL Writing
Second Opportunity
Students who were term graduates for the fall SOL test administration who need the writing SOL test for verified credit; online testing only.
January 8 - 17, 2018 Fall SOL
EOC Non-Writing Tests
Grade 8 Reading and Mathematics Tests
Students in EOC* classes;  RRP students, and MSD** students under SOL requirements.
January 8 - March 29, 2018 English Language Proficiency Test (ACCESS FOR ELLs)

Academic Language of the Content Areas (Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking)
All students designated with  English proficiency levels 1.0-5.9.
January 18 - 25, 2018 Fall SOL Non-Writing
Expedited EOC** Tests
Expedited Grade 8 Reading and Mathematics Tests
Fall EOC*;  MSD** students who meet the expedited testing requirements.
February 21 - 23, 2018 WorkKeys Students who passed the grade 11 English course and have taken and failed, at least once, the EOC* writing or reading SOL test. Students enrolled in a grade 11 English course and who are trying to graduate by June 2018.
March 5 - 9, 2018 Spring SOL (Paper/Pencil and all Term Graduate Online) Students in grade 11 English classes and SOL verified credit retake students.
March 12-16, 2018 Spring SOL Writing (Online)
High School
Students in grades 8 and 11 English classes and SOL verified credit retake students.
March 12 - 16, 2018 Spring SOL Writing
Middle School
March 19 - April 13, 2018 Spring IPT Students in grades 4 and 7.
April 23 - 27, 2018 Spring SOL Writing (Online)
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.
April 25 - May 4, 2018 April Term Grad Testing Students in EOC* classes and MSD** students who will graduate by August 2018.
May 7 - 18, 2018 Advanced Placement (AP) Testing Students completing AP classes during
2017-2018.
May 2 - 18, 2018 International Baccalaureate (IB) Testing Students completing IB classes during
2017-2018.
May 15-17, 2018 WorkKeys Students who passed the grade 11 English course and have taken and failed, at least once, the EOC* writing or reading SOL test. Students enrolled in a grade 11 English course and who are trying to graduate in June 2018.  
May 21 - 31, 2018 Spring SOL Non-Writing
High School
EOC* and Grade 8 Reading & Mathematics Tests
Students in grades 3 - 8 and EOC* classes and MSD** students under SOL requirements.
May 15 - June 6, 2018 Spring SOL Non-Writing
Elementary School
Grades 3 - 5
Multiple-Choice Tests
May 21 - June 5, 2018 Spring SOL Non-Writing
Middle School

EOC** and Grades 6 - 8
June 1-11, 2018 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 7 - 14, 2018 Spring SOL - Elementary School
Expedited Tests
Spring SOL students who meet the expedited testing requirements.
June 6 - 14, 2018 Spring SOL - Middle School
Expedited EOC** Tests
Spring EOC* students who meet the expedited testing requirements.
**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 Friday, September 1, 2017