FCPS Instructional Licensure: New Reading Assessment

Passing Reading for Virginia Educators (RVE) Test Replaces VRA (limited to specific endorsements)

New Reading Assessment

  • Effective July 1, 2011: Passing Reading for Virginia Educators (RVE) test code – 5304 with VA pass cut score of 162 is required for initial endorsement in reading specialist prek-12 and Passing Reading for Virginia Educators (RVE) test code – 5306 with VA pass cut score of 157 is required for initial endorsement in:
    • Early/Primary prek-3
    • Elementary Education prek-6
    • Special Education–General Curriculum
    • Special Education–Hearing Impairments
    • Special Education–Visual Impairments 
  • The RVE tests will be offered by the Educational Testing Service.

  • After July 1, 2011 VDOE will accept score sheets for VRA taken before July 1, 2011, or RVE taken after July 1, 2011. 

  • Review Important FCPS Licensure Requirements

  • Please refer to VDOE Licensure Exams for updates on RVE, other VA licensure test requirements, and the VA licensure test exemption criteria.

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