Thanks to the leadership of Superintendent Dr. LaTonya McDade, the tireless efforts of educators, and historic Count investments in education, Prince William County Public Schools is closing the post-pandemic learning gap. Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) annual Standards of Learning (SOL) test results show that Prince William County Public Schools performed above the statewide average in 4 out of 5 categories, scoring:
- 75% in reading (state average 73%)
- 71% in writing (state average 65%)
- 71% in mathematics (state average 69%)
- 70% in social studies (state average 65%)
- 66% in science (state average 67%)
- 65% in social studies, and 67% in science.
Additionally, a renewed focus on science and mathematics yielded test score increases of 3% and 4% respectively from the year prior.
“The spring SOL results show PWCS is collectively moving in the right direction and that there is more work to do,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. LaTanya D. McDade. “Our comprehensive plan for recovery, acceleration, and re-engagement has ensured a focus on continuous improvement in meeting the diverse academic and social well-being needs of every student. By proceeding with the implementation of our four-year Strategic Plan, we will continue improving our instructional core, engaging our community, and preparing our future graduates with the habits of mind necessary to create a thriving future for themselves and their community.”