Local administrators are looking over standards of learning test scores from the past year.
Virginia just released the results. In Frederick County, leaders are using the data to plan ahead for the upcoming school year. They say, Virginia has set high standards, specifically in math.
With the change in standards, scores are initially lower, but they say that doesn't mean Frederick County schools are behind.
Peter Vernimb, Assistant Superintendent of Instruction for the division said, "One of the things that we have been able to do for the first time this year is take the raw data as it comes from the state, crunch it, and get it out to teachers so they can start looking."
The new testing standards come as a result of Virginia's waiver from No Child Left Behind. They're aimed at improving math and reading scores across the commonwealth.
While important, leaders say standardized tests are only one piece of a complex puzzle gauging how well students are doing in the classroom.
The new standards are also affecting schools' scores across Virginia. At the top of the charts, only three high schools had 100 percent pass rate for algebra one.
Two high schools had a 100 percent pass rate for geometry. Only one Virginia high school had a 100 percent pass rate for algebra two.
Only part of the data for SOL tests is released. More information is expected for September and October.
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