Testing Information

SOL and other standardized test information.

SOL Testing Dates and Information 2022-2023

The spring SOL testing calendar can be found below. Details about testing days and minimal changes to the bell schedule will be communicated regularly to students ahead of the testing window. Students will receive information about testing dates, times, and locations to their fcpsschool.net email account. All testing will begin at 7:30 am on the days listed below. It is important that students are in school on-time on these testing days.

  • Reading 7

  • Reading 8

Monday, May 15
  • Math 7 and Math 7 HN

  • Pre-Algebra

  • Algebra

  • Geometry

  • Algebra II

Thursday, May 18
  • Science 8

Tuesday, May 23


  • If a student is absent on their testing day, makeup tests can occur throughout the testing window.  
  • Once all tests are complete, there is a retake window for eligible students. Communication with parents of eligible students will happen at a later date. Parent permission is required for a student to retake.
    • Retakes (if eligible): Wednesday, May 31st - Friday, June 2nd
  • Local alternative assessments have been approved by the state of Virginia in Grade 7 History, Grade 8 Writing & Grade 8 Civics & Economics. Teachers will be using an alternative assessment in those classes in lieu of an SOL test. Those assessments occur within the classroom setting throughout the second semester.

If you have not done so already, please fill out the SOL retake form linked below and return it to the school testing coordinator, Marileigh Blake, by Monday, May 1st, 2023

SOL Retake Form:

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If you have any questions regarding testing, please contact Kilmer’s school test coordinator, Marileigh Blake (703-846-8885). 

Learn more about the assessment process in FCPS

Learn more about grade level testing in FCPS