Giles County Public Schools
151 School Road / Pearisburg, VA 24134  540-921-1421

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September 14, 2016 News Release: Giles County one of 53 School Districts Fully Accredited for 2016-17



Accreditation for 2016-17 Based Upon Achievement Results from the 15-16 School Year




Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs)
Accountability & Virginia Public Schools


Standards of Learning Assessments (SOLs)
SOL assessments are administered in the following grades / subjects:

Revised effective July 1, 2014, the number of SOL tests administered in grades 3-8 have been reduced to the following 17 assessments. There are no changes to the number of SOL assessments offered to students in grades 9-12.

3rd: Reading, Math

4th: Reading, Math, VA History

5th: Reading, Math, Science

6th: Reading, Math

7th: Reading, Math, Civics

8th: Reading, Writing, Math, Science

9-12: English Reading (11th)

English Writing (10th)

Algebra I


Algebra II

World Geography

World History I

World History II

US & VA History 

Earth Science




State Approved Calculators for SOL Testing

Full Accrediation Benchmarks
Grades 3-12
For testing and graduation rate data beginning with 2012-13 and beyond
English: - 75%
Math: - 70%
Science: - 70%
History/Social Sci: - 70%

Graduation & Completion Index

 Virginia Department of Ed


Standards of Accreditation


Guidance Document Governing Certain Provisions of the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools In Virginia


With questions or to receive further information contact:
(540) 599-1421 X 12