Students in grades 3, 4, and 5 are required to take standardized tests mandated by the Virginia Department of Education.
For Spring 2019 testing, Grades 4 and 5 mathematics assessments will include the Desmos Virginia Four Function Calculator on the section of the test in which a calculator is allowed. The calculator can be accessed by clicking on the name Desmos Virginia Four Function Calculator, ABES website>Students>SOL Information or going directly to the VDOE site.
For the 2018-2019 school year, third, fourth and fifth grade students will take the SOL (Standards Of Learning) tests online using TestNav8 software. See the testing schedule below.
Third Grade Fourth Grade Fifth Grade *Math CAT (May 20-21) *Math CAT (May 29-30) *Math CAT (May 22-23) *Reading CAT (May 14-15) *Reading CAT (May 22-23) *Reading CAT (May 29-30) Virginia Studies (May 16) Science (May 16)
*Click here to go to the new TestNav8. Then click on SOL practice tests.* Then click on the subject you wish to practice. This is the site to practice the SOLs. You have the opportunity to practice using the tools and see the different types of test questions.
Click here to go to the VDOE site with all grade level test practice guides.
To find out more about the Standards of Learning exams:
The Virginia Department of Education:
- TestNav8 Practice and Learning
- Released past SOL Tests
- Archived released past SOL Tests
- Video for computer adaptive online testing in Virginia
- Video Guide to Computer Adaptive Testing
- Division of Student Assessment and School Improvement
- School Report Card
Online Practice Games:
- Dreambox (math) login through Clever
- SOL Passand SOL PASS Released SOL Tests
- Jefferson Labs
- Suffolk Star(many activities)
SOL Schedule (subject to change):
Mon., May 13 - No testing
Tues., May 14 - 3rd grade Reading day 1
Wed., May 15 - 3rd grade Reading day 2
Thurs., May 16 - 4th grade Virginia Studies SOL and 5th grade Science SOL
Fri., May 17 - Make ups
Mon., May 20 - 3rd Math day 1
Tues., May 21 - 3rd Math day 2
Wed., May 22 - 4th Reading day 1 and 5th Math day 1
Thurs., May 23 - 4th Reading day 2 and 5th Math day 2
Fri., May 24 - Make ups and 1:10 pm early release from school
Mon., May 27 - No School
Tues., May 28 - Make ups
Wed., May 29 - 4th Math day 1 and 5th Reading day 1
Thurs., May 30 - 4th Math day 2 and 5th Reading day 2
Friday, May 31 - Make ups
Expedited Retake Schedule:
Mon., June 3 - 3rd Reading retake day 1, 4th VA Studies retake, 5th Science retake
Tues., June 4 - 3rd Reading retake day 2, 4th Reading retake day 1, 5th Math retake day 1
Wed., June 5 - 3rd Math retake day 1, 4th Reading retake day 2, 5th Math retake day 2
Thurs., June 6 - 3rd Math retake day 2, 4th Math retake day 1, 5th Reading retake day 1
Fri., June 7 - 4th Math retake day 2, 5th Reading retake day 2
Make ups will be held as soon as possible.
Expedited retake schedule will be made after initial testing has begun.
Please remember the schedule is subject to change.