Richmond Public Schools Elementary School students take the Virginia Standards of Learning in accordance with Virginia Department of Education to ensure that expectations of teaching and learning are comparable to those of the voluntary national standards.
The third, fourth and fifth grade students all take SOL assessments in the areas of Reading and Math. Fourth graders also take an SOL assessment in Virginia History. Additionally, fifth grader students take an SOL assessment in the area of Science.
Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) information on the Virginia Department of Education website