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SOL Testing Schedule

If a student misses their test date, they should be prepared to test the very next day unless they have spoken to the testing coordinator.

Test Team Date
Reading 7 Captains/Hokies May 18
Reading 7 Patriots/Spartans May 19
Reading 8 Hornets/Cavaliers May 20
Reading 8 Highlanders/Eagles May 21
Algebra Eby/Lordahl
M7HN Hawkins
May 22
Algebra Hn/Geometry HN Eby/Timblin
Dredge Math 7/8
May 26
Math 8/7HN Eastman May 27
Math 7 All Teachers May 28
Makeups   May 29
Science 8 All Teams June 1
Civics All Teams June 2
Makeups   June 3
Algebra Re-takes   June 4
Makeups   June 5
Reading 7/8 Retake   June 8
Science Retake   June 9
Civics Retake   June 10
Math 7/8 Retake   June 11


SOL Retakes

Students in grades 3-8 who fail SOL tests my a narrow margin can be retested before the end of the year with parent permission. All parents were mailed a letter explaining the process. Spanish and Korean transalations

Student Information System (SIS) Parent Accounts

Parents of Lanier students should soon receive a letter containing information about their Student Information System (SIS) Parent Account. SIS Parent Accounts are an online tool providing parents the ability to access and view their child’s student information, including attendance, discipline and health records, report cards and more. The letter will provide parents with direction on how to register.

For more information, check out the SIS Set-Up Video as well as Fairfax County Public Schools' resource page. If you already have an account, you can find the login page at

Principal Selection Process

The process to selelct a new principal has begun at Lanier Middle School. The Region 5 Superintent Dr. Frances Ivey and Michael Parker from Human Resources came to Lanier to speak with parents and staff about the process to select a new principal. The presentation is attached for the Lanier community to review.

Fairfax City Teacher of the Year

Art teacher Leah Dubray was named Fairfax City Teacher of the Year. She will be recognized on May 14th at a luncheon in the City of Fairfax.

Lanier Counseling Department Recognized by RAMP

The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) has recognized eight Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) school counseling programs as model programs, awarding them the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) designation for 2015 for successfully demonstrating how their comprehensive school counseling programs benefit all students. The RAMP designation, awarded to schools that align with the criteria set in the ASCA national model, recognizes schools that are committed to delivering a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program and an exemplary educational environment. 

Summer Information

August 10th – 14th and August 17 th – 21st
Lanier’s Orientation Camp for Rising 7th Graders and students new to Lanier.  Come make new friends, get to know the building, learn how to open a locker and find out more about being a student at Lanier Middle School!

emegnum resources

Lanier has been recognized for its efforts in supporting environmental conservation and stewardship for the past 3 years.

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