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Buena Vista City Public Schools

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2329 Chestnut Ave
Buena Vista, VA 24416
Buena Vista City County
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PH: (540) 261-2129
FAX: (540) 261-2967

  • Grade n/a
  • 1221 students
  • 4 schools

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 SOL Results

 
Scale: % passing

Grade 3

English: Reading
 54% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 89% (2008)
The state average for English: Reading was 72% in 2013.

History and Social Science
 77% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 89% (2008)
The state average for History and Social Science was 87% in 2012.

Science
 64% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 78% (2008)
The state average for Science was 84% in 2013.

Math
 24% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 83% (2008)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

English: Reading
 47% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 84% (2008)
The state average for English: Reading was 70% in 2013.

History and Social Science
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for History and Social Science was 84% in 2012.

Math
 40% (2013)
 31% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 89% (2008)
The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English: Reading
 49% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 83% (2008)
The state average for English: Reading was 73% in 2013.

History and Social Science
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for History and Social Science was 89% in 2012.

Science
 47% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 95% (2009)
 89% (2008)
The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

English: Writing
 47% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 83% (2008)
The state average for English: Writing was 71% in 2013.

Math
 23% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 95% (2009)
 95% (2008)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English: Reading
 60% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 87% (2008)
The state average for English: Reading was 74% in 2013.

History and Social Science
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for History and Social Science was 86% in 2012.

Math
 70% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 38% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 64% (2008)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English: Reading
 68% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 79% (2008)
The state average for English: Reading was 75% in 2013.

History and Social Science
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for History and Social Science was 88% in 2012.

Math
 25% (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
 53% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 59% (2008)
The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

English: Reading
 71% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 84% (2008)
The state average for English: Reading was 71% in 2013.

History and Social Science
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2010)
Data not available for this district (2009)
Data not available for this district (2008)
The state average for History and Social Science was 88% in 2012.

Science
 49% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 91% (2008)
The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

English: Writing
 70% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 84% (2008)
The state average for English: Writing was 70% in 2013.

Math
Data not available for this district (2013)
 27% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 89% (2008)
The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, science in grades in 3, 5 and 8, and history in grades 3 through 8.
  • The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia.
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Testing in Virginia: An Overview

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 SOL Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % passing

Grade 3
English: ReadingThis District
All Students54%
Female55%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students without disabilities57%
Proficient in English54%

ScienceThis District
All Students64%
Female59%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students without disabilities69%
Proficient in English64%

MathThis District
All Students24%
Female15%
Male34%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White27%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students without disabilities24%
Proficient in English24%
Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
English: ReadingThis District
All Students47%
Female49%
Male44%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students without disabilities51%
Proficient in English47%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female38%
Male44%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students without disabilities44%
Proficient in English40%
Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English: ReadingThis District
All Students49%
Female43%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities54%
Proficient in English49%

ScienceThis District
All Students47%
Female45%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities52%
Proficient in English47%

English: WritingThis District
All Students47%
Female55%
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities53%
Proficient in English47%

MathThis District
All Students23%
Female19%
Male26%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White20%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities24%
Proficient in English23%
Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English: ReadingThis District
All Students60%
Female66%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities68%
Proficient in English60%

MathThis District
All Students70%
Female72%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities76%
Proficient in English70%
Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English: ReadingThis District
All Students68%
Female88%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities81%
Proficient in English68%

MathThis District
All Students25%
Female47%
Male16%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White25%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities31%
Proficient in English25%
Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
English: ReadingThis District
All Students71%
Female77%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities76%
Proficient in English71%

ScienceThis District
All Students49%
Female39%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities56%
Proficient in English49%

English: WritingThis District
All Students70%
Female78%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities78%
Proficient in English70%

MathThis District
Subgroup results not available
Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, science in grades in 3, 5 and 8, and history in grades 3 through 8.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.
  • The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia.
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Testing in Virginia: An Overview

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 SOL End-of-Course Results

 
Scale: % passing

Algebra I
 39% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 96% (2008)
The state average for Algebra I was 76% in 2013.

Geometry
 53% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 78% (2008)
The state average for Geometry was 76% in 2013.

Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Algebra II
 75% (2013)
 28% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 90% (2008)
The state average for Algebra II was 76% in 2013.

English: Reading
 82% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 94% (2008)
The state average for English: Reading was 89% in 2013.

History and Social Science
Data not available for this district (2013)
The state average for History and Social Science was 77% in 2013.

Science
Data not available for this district (2013)
The state average for Science was 59% in 2013.

Biology
 86% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 94% (2008)
The state average for Biology was 83% in 2013.

English: Writing
 81% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 99% (2009)
 97% (2008)
The state average for English: Writing was 87% in 2013.

Virginia and United States History
 73% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 87% (2008)
The state average for Virginia and United States History was 86% in 2013.

Chemistry
 86% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 98% (2010)
 98% (2009)
 100% (2008)
The state average for Chemistry was 86% in 2013.

Earth Science
 82% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 79% (2008)
The state average for Earth Science was 83% in 2013.

Math
Data not available for this district (2013)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

World Geography
 87% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 88% (2008)
The state average for World Geography was 85% in 2013.

World History I
Data not available for this district (2013)
 70% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 89% (2008)
The state average for World History I was 84% in 2013.

World History II
Data not available for this district (2013)
 59% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 84% (2008)
The state average for World History II was 85% in 2013.

Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level.
  • The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia.
  • High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate.
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Testing in Virginia: An Overview

See Virginia's state standards

Compare all high schools in this district

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 SOL End-of-Course Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % passing


Algebra IThis District
All Students39%
Female47%
Male32%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities39%
Proficient in English39%

GeometryThis District
All Students53%
Female55%
Male51%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students without disabilities58%
Proficient in English53%
Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


Algebra IIThis District
All Students75%
Female76%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students without disabilities76%
Proficient in English75%

English: ReadingThis District
All Students82%
Female81%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities45%
Students without disabilities88%
Proficient in English82%

History and Social ScienceThis District
Subgroup results not available

ScienceThis District
Subgroup results not available

BiologyThis District
All Students86%
Female87%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students without disabilities92%
Proficient in English86%

English: WritingThis District
All Students81%
Female75%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities89%
Proficient in English81%

Virginia and United States HistoryThis District
All Students73%
Female68%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students without disabilities78%
Proficient in English73%

ChemistryThis District
All Students86%
Female84%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White87%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students without disabilities86%
Proficient in English86%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students82%
Female84%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students without disabilities86%
Proficient in English82%

MathThis District
Subgroup results not available

World GeographyThis District
All Students87%
Female85%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students without disabilities92%
Proficient in English87%

World History IThis District
Subgroup results not available

World History IIThis District
Subgroup results not available
Source: VA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia.
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Testing in Virginia: An Overview

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 Students

 
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