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Forest Edge Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 811 students

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Posted January 14, 2004

The principal, teachers, and staff make this school feel like an extension of your family. The ratios are low and teachers truly teach to the student not just the topic.
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 72% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
93%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 87% in 2012.

98 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 84% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 70% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 84% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
89%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 73% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
97%
English: Writing

The state average for English: Writing was 71% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
94%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 89% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
84%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 74% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 86% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students76%
Female students74%
Male students79%
Black students44%
Asian students92%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial80%
White students86%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities82%
Limited English proficient students65%
Proficient in English81%

Math

All Students70%
Female students62%
Male students77%
Black students50%
Asian students85%
Hispanic53%
Multiracial80%
White students74%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities77%
Limited English proficient students53%
Proficient in English77%

Science

All Students90%
Female students84%
Male students95%
Black students71%
Asian students92%
Hispanic85%
Multiracial100%
White students95%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities63%
Students without disabilities95%
Limited English proficient students88%
Proficient in English90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 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.

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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students78%
Female students86%
Male students71%
Black students33%
Asian students100%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
White students88%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities79%
Limited English proficient students50%
Proficient in English85%

Math

All Students80%
Female students86%
Male students75%
Black students44%
Asian students96%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
White students88%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities82%
Limited English proficient students40%
Proficient in English90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 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.

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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students81%
Female students74%
Male students88%
Black students41%
Asian students100%
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
White students95%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities72%
Students without disabilities83%
Limited English proficient students48%
Proficient in English89%

English: Writing

All Students84%
Female students84%
Male students84%
Black students63%
Asian students100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students88%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities70%
Students without disabilities86%
Limited English proficient students73%
Proficient in English86%

Math

All Students46%
Female students40%
Male students52%
Black students25%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
White students62%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities53%
Limited English proficient students29%
Proficient in English58%

Science

All Students75%
Female students72%
Male students78%
Black students35%
Asian students94%
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
White students84%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities61%
Students without disabilities77%
Limited English proficient students29%
Proficient in English86%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 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.

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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students81%
Female students80%
Male students81%
Black students45%
Asian students93%
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
White students92%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities39%
Students without disabilities88%
Limited English proficient students43%
Proficient in English88%

Math

All Students83%
Female students80%
Male students87%
Black students45%
Asian students95%
Hispanic82%
Multiracial100%
White students91%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities63%
Students without disabilities88%
Limited English proficient students50%
Proficient in English90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 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.

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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • In 2007-2008, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".

About the tests


Virginia school accreditation ratings reflect student achievement on Standards of Learning (SOL) tests and other assessments in English, history/social science, math and science. The 2009-2010 ratings are based on passing rates on tests taken during the 2008-2009 school year or on overall achievement during the three most recent years. Schools are identified as either Fully Accredited, Accredited with Warning, Conditionally Accredited or Accreditation Denied.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 76% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 76% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

Algebra I

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Geometry

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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