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Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL)

You have probably heard about the SOL (The Virginia Standards of Learning). These standards are very important to you as a student in the state of Virginia. The Virginia Standards of Learning are skills that every Virginia student is expected to learn. Learning these standards can make a difference in how well prepared you are to apply to college.

In 8th grade, the SOL tests how much you have learned in the following subjects:

If you want more information about what you will be expected to know in each grade level of high school, go to the Virginia (DOE) Department of Education's SOL web site.

A copy of the Standard's Of Learning for Virginia’s Public Schools should have been sent home for you to share with your parents. If you do not have a copy of the Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools, contact your school or go to the Virginia (DOE) Department of Education's website.