FACT: No. Only students in grades three-12 take SOL tests. Subjects vary by grade level:
- Reading and Math – grades 3 through 8
- Science and History – grades 5 and 8 (some grade 7 students enrolled in advanced science)
- Writing – grade 8
- High school students take end-of-course tests needed to earn a verified credit for graduation and those required by the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which are: one in reading, one in math and biology.