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Schools Closed Monday, May 30th for Memorial Day Holiday!

SOL Information

VDOE Practice Tests- Click the button below to access SOL Practice tests with Technology Enhanced Questions

This year, students in Grade 3 and 6 will be taking the SOL CAT test in math. Questions are adapted based on how the student answers his or her previous question. Click here to access VDOE's practice tests for the CAT.

Attendance During SOLs: Garfield students in grades 3-6 are working hard to prepare for their Virginia mandated Standards of Learning Tests. It is very important that students are in school daily during this time. If at all possible, please schedule appointments & family vacations on days that your child is not taking SOL tests!

Garfield ES Spring 2016 SOL Schedule



We are a Responsive Classroom School

To see what learning looks like in schools that use the Responsive Classroom approach, watch the 1½-minute video clip or click the graphic below to visit the site.

When shopping on Amazon, click the Amazon Smile link and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchase to Garfield!


Virginia Standards of Learning & Testing Information | Released Tests & Items Sets | Technology -Enhanced Item Demonstaration Video | Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) Information | A Guide to Computer Adaptive Testing Demonstration Video

Internet Access For All

Did you know that Cox Communications and Comcast offers reduced-priced home internet services for families in need and that there are free wifi spots and community computer clubhouses in the Lee Pyramid to help students get adequate access to reliable technology? Click the links below to learn more.

Discounted/Loaner/Free Computers, Internet, and Software
Locations of Computers in my Community
Community Internet Access Map
Fairfax County Public Library Access


Important Immunization Requirement: Do You Have a Student Entering Sixth Grade Next Year?

If yes, he or she may need a booster dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis). Sixth grade students cannot begin school in September without documentation of having had the Tdap booster.Fairfax County Health Department offers school required immunizations FREE OF CHARGE! - Info Here!

New renovation pictures

For nutrition information and education please visit Fairfax County’s Food and Nutrition Services website