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


2017-18 Testing Schedule


Accreditation for 2017-18 Based Upon Achievement Results from the 16-17 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


  Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools In Virginia

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