COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 150
October 9, 1998

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Reports of the Standard Setting Committees for the Standards of Learning Assessment Program

 
  At its meeting last night, the Board of Education
  received the reports of the Standard Setting Advisory
  Committee and the eight Standard Setting Committees for
  the Standards of Learning (SOL) assessment program. 
  Attached is a table containing a summary of the ranges
  established by the committees for each of the SOL tests. 
  Also attached is a table containing the statewide average
  raw scores for each of the SOL tests administered in the
  spring of 1998.

  Should you have any questions or need additional
  information, please contact Cam Harris, Assistant
  Superintendent of Assessment and Reporting, at 
  (804)225-2102.

  PDS/mnr

  Attachments: A hard copy of this memo and its attach-
               ment will be sent to the superintendent's
               office.