All students are required to pass a certain number of Standards of Learning (SOL) tests in order to obtain verified credits for graduation. A verified credit (VC) is earned when the student passes both the course and SOL test.
There are ten Standards of Learning (SOL) tests for students in grades 9-12:
Virginia & US History
World History 1
World History 2
The table below shows how many SOL tests a non-transfer student needs to earn an Advanced or Standard Diploma:
English (Reading & Writing)
Math (Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom)
Science (Bio, Chem, Earth Sci)
History (US Hist, WH1, WH2)
Floater (1 more SOL of choice)
Prior to joining the team at Potomac Falls, Mr. Vogl served for seven years as a high school testing coordinator in Fairfax County. He has unique experience in developing national math and science tests, and has taught both Algebra 1 and Earth Science. Mr. Vogl is also a former TV meteorologist - please ask him about the weather! Outside of school, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.Our testing coordinator helps every student on their road to on-time graduation, working closely with administrators, counselors, and teachers throughout the year. Please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Vogl at Matthew.Vogl@lcps.org if you have any questions or concerns.