COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 149

August 3, 2007

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virginia Alternate Assessment Program New Passing Scores Established by the Board of Education

 

 

On June 28, 2007, the Virginia Board of Education adopted cut scores for the Virginia Alternate Assessment Program (VAAP) for grades 3 through 5, grades 6 through 8, and grades 9 through 12 in the content areas of reading, mathematics, science, and history/social science. A table listing the passing scores for each content area in each grade-level band as well as the scores for pass advanced status is available on the Virginia Department of Education website at: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Assessment/home.shtml.

 

Should you have questions or need additional information, please call the Division of Student Assessment and School Improvement at (804) 225-2102 or e-mail Student_Assessment@doe.virginia.gov.

 

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