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Surry County Public Schools

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Division: Surry County Public Schools
Division Number: 90
Address: 45 School Street Surry, VA 23883-0317
Superintendent: Dr. Michael E Thornton
Region: 1
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Student Achievement by Proficiency Level

Reading Performance: All Students

This chart displays the percentage of students passing state reading tests. Virginia students are assessed annually in reading in grades 3-8 and once in high school with an end-of-course (EOC) reading test. Use the drop down menu above the chart to view results for a specific test. Use the menu below the chart to select results for a specific group of students. Practice test items representative of the content and skills included in current Standards of Learning assessments are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.
overall Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 10 67 78 22 13 68 81 19 9 69 78 22
Female 12 74 86 14 13 72 85 15 12 72 84 16
Male 9 61 69 31 12 64 77 23 6 67 72 28
Black 10 68 78 22 13 70 83 17 6 68 74 26
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0 - 91 91 9
White 12 64 75 25 11 64 75 25 12 69 81 19
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < 100 0 15 70 85 15
Students with Disabilities 7 28 34 66 9 34 43 57 8 42 50 50
Students without Disabilities 11 74 85 15 13 76 90 10 9 75 84 16
Economically Disadvantaged 6 67 73 27 11 66 77 23 8 64 72 28
Not Economically Disadvantaged 18 68 85 15 17 72 89 11 11 79 89 11
English Learners < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < < <
Military Connected 17 78 94 6 23 73 95 5
Grade 3 English Reading Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 15 67 81 19 12 71 83 17 11 52 63 38
Female 13 70 83 17 19 70 89 11 20 55 75 25
Male 16 64 80 20 6 71 77 23 6 50 56 44
Black 14 73 86 14 14 69 83 17 3 42 45 55
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 17 57 74 26 10 71 81 19 22 61 83 17
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < 10 10 20 80 < < < <
Students without Disabilities 17 71 88 12 13 83 96 4 10 55 65 35
Economically Disadvantaged 6 71 77 23 10 70 80 20 11 39 50 50
Not Economically Disadvantaged 38 54 92 8 17 72 89 11 10 75 85 15
Military Connected < < < < < < 100 0
Grade 4 English Reading Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 12 58 70 30 24 60 83 17 6 63 69 31
Female 20 64 84 16 25 67 92 8 5 74 79 21
Male 6 53 59 41 22 50 72 28 6 58 64 36
Black 14 58 72 28 27 64 91 9 4 58 62 38
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < < <
White 10 55 65 35 19 50 69 31 5 68 74 26
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities 7 21 29 71 < < < < 10 20 30 70
Students without Disabilities 14 70 84 16 21 65 85 15 5 74 79 21
Economically Disadvantaged 8 61 69 31 21 64 85 15 3 54 57 43
Not Economically Disadvantaged 19 52 71 29 < < < < 12 82 94 6
English Learners < < 100 0 < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Grade 5 English Reading Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 17 63 81 19 14 66 80 20 24 64 88 12
Female 22 70 91 9 24 64 88 12 29 63 92 8
Male 14 59 72 28 6 68 74 26 17 67 83 17
Black 15 64 79 21 14 70 84 16 29 62 90 10
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 25 58 83 17 17 56 72 28 25 56 81 19
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < 7 43 50 50 < < < <
Students without Disabilities 20 67 87 13 17 74 90 10 21 71 91 9
Economically Disadvantaged 6 72 78 22 11 65 76 24 22 66 88 13
Not Economically Disadvantaged 44 44 88 13 21 68 89 11 30 60 90 10
English Learners < < 100 0
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Grade 6 English Reading Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 13 64 77 23 16 69 84 16 11 63 74 26
Female 17 69 86 14 9 87 96 4 16 64 80 20
Male 7 59 67 33 21 54 75 25 6 63 69 31
Black 12 65 76 24 15 69 85 15 9 69 78 22
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 14 62 76 24 18 64 82 18 11 58 68 32
Two or more races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < - 56 56 44
Students without Disabilities 14 69 84 16 17 74 90 10 15 67 82 18
Economically Disadvantaged 11 63 74 26 11 68 78 22 8 64 72 28
Not Economically Disadvantaged 17 67 83 17 29 71 100 0 17 61 78 22
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Grade 7 English Reading Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 14 79 93 7 10 71 81 19 9 73 82 18
Female 13 80 93 7 7 80 87 13 7 79 86 14
Male 14 79 93 7 14 61 75 25 11 67 78 22
Black 14 81 95 5 9 73 82 18 3 74 77 23
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 14 76 90 10 8 71 79 21 19 69 88 13
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < 8 42 50 50
Students without Disabilities 14 84 98 2 12 78 90 10 9 81 91 9
Economically Disadvantaged 6 87 94 6 10 68 78 22 6 69 75 25
Not Economically Disadvantaged 22 70 93 7 12 76 88 12 16 79 95 5
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Grade 8 English Reading Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 4 54 57 43 10 67 77 23 3 77 80 20
Female 8 58 65 35 7 69 76 24 6 75 81 19
Male - 50 50 50 13 65 77 23 - 79 79 21
Black 3 61 63 37 9 69 77 23 3 72 75 25
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 6 39 44 56 13 63 75 25 3 83 86 14
Two or more races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < - 55 55 45
Students without Disabilities 2 60 62 38 12 73 85 15 4 81 85 15
Economically Disadvantaged 3 42 45 55 6 69 75 25 3 73 75 25
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 70 74 26 17 63 79 21 4 84 88 12
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < < <
EOC English Reading Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 1 81 83 17 7 72 79 21 2 88 89 11
Female - 91 91 9 6 70 76 24 3 86 90 10
Male 4 64 68 32 8 74 82 18 - 89 89 11
Black 2 75 77 23 11 72 83 17 2 86 88 12
Hispanic < < 100 0
White - 91 91 9 - 71 71 29 - 92 92 8
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < 6 39 44 56 < < < <
Students without Disabilities - 90 90 10 8 83 91 9 2 94 96 4
Economically Disadvantaged - 74 74 26 9 61 70 30 3 83 86 14
Not Economically Disadvantaged 3 89 92 8 4 92 96 4 - 95 95 5
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Writing Performance: All Students

This chart displays the percentage of students passing state writing tests. Virginia students are assessed in writing in grade 8 and once in most high schools with a state end-of-course (EOC) writing test. If a high school administers a locally developed writing assessment, results are not included in this chart as scores on locally developed writing assessments are not reported to the Virginia Department of Education. Use the drop down menu above the chart to view results for a specific test. Use the menu below the chart to select results for a specific group of students. Practice test items representative of the content and skills included in current Standards of Learning assessments are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.
overall Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 57 66 34 14 57 70 30 15 62 76 24
Female 14 59 73 27 16 57 73 27 18 66 84 16
Male 2 55 57 43 11 57 68 32 11 58 69 31
Black 8 55 63 37 13 57 70 30 14 65 79 21
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < <
White 9 61 70 30 15 56 71 29 16 60 76 24
Two or more races < < < <
Students with Disabilities 5 32 37 63 4 33 37 63 - 6 6 94
Students without Disabilities 9 62 70 30 16 63 79 21 17 70 87 13
Economically Disadvantaged 5 51 56 44 7 56 63 37 11 62 73 27
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 66 77 23 24 59 82 18 20 61 82 18
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < < <
Grade 8 Writing Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students - 43 43 57 12 51 63 37 6 62 68 32
Female - 50 50 50 18 43 61 39 9 69 78 22
Male - 38 38 63 7 59 66 34 3 55 58 42
Black - 45 45 55 12 47 59 41 3 68 71 29
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < <
White - 40 40 60 14 55 68 32 10 58 68 32
Two or more races < < < <
Students with Disabilities - 20 20 80 < < < < - - - 100
Students without Disabilities - 48 48 52 15 54 69 31 7 73 80 20
Economically Disadvantaged - 31 31 69 7 43 50 50 5 58 63 38
Not Economically Disadvantaged - 58 58 42 19 59 78 22 8 68 76 24
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < < <
EOC Writing Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 14 68 83 17 15 61 76 24 24 62 86 14
Female 21 65 85 15 15 67 82 18 28 62 90 10
Male 4 75 79 21 14 56 69 31 21 62 83 17
Black 14 63 76 24 14 64 79 21 23 63 85 15
Hispanic < < < <
White 17 79 96 4 15 58 73 27 29 64 93 7
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < 6 33 39 61 < < < <
Students without Disabilities 15 72 87 13 18 70 88 12 27 67 94 6
Economically Disadvantaged 10 66 76 24 8 63 71 29 18 68 85 15
Not Economically Disadvantaged 20 71 91 9 29 58 88 13 33 54 88 13
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Math Performance: All Students

This chart displays the percentage of students passing state mathematics tests. Virginia students are assessed annually in mathematics in grades 3-8 and at the end of secondary courses (Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II) as needed to meet graduation requirements. Use the drop down menu above the chart to view results for a specific test. Use the menu below the chart to select results for a specific group of students. Practice test items representative of the content and skills included in current Standards of Learning assessments are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.
overall Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 7 66 73 27 8 67 76 24 7 74 81 19
Female 7 69 76 24 8 66 74 26 8 76 85 15
Male 7 63 71 29 9 69 77 23 6 72 78 22
Black 7 65 73 27 9 66 75 25 7 69 76 24
Hispanic < < < < - 92 92 8 - 75 75 25
White 7 68 74 26 8 69 76 24 9 78 87 13
Two or more races < < < < < < < < - 92 92 8
Students with Disabilities 7 33 40 60 18 29 47 53 18 43 61 39
Students without Disabilities 7 72 79 21 7 75 81 19 5 80 85 15
Economically Disadvantaged 6 63 70 30 8 62 70 30 7 71 78 22
Not Economically Disadvantaged 8 71 79 21 9 78 86 14 7 79 87 13
English Learners < < < < < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Military Connected 15 75 90 10 19 77 96 4
Grade 3 Mathematics Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 19 56 75 25 5 55 60 40 4 68 72 28
Female 9 65 74 26 - 52 52 48 5 75 80 20
Male 28 48 76 24 10 58 68 32 3 65 68 32
Black 18 50 68 32 6 51 57 43 3 52 55 45
Hispanic < < < < < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 22 61 83 17 5 57 62 38 4 88 92 8
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < 10 30 40 60 < < < <
Students without Disabilities 17 64 81 19 4 60 65 35 2 74 76 24
Economically Disadvantaged 17 51 69 31 5 53 58 43 5 65 70 30
Not Economically Disadvantaged 23 69 92 8 6 61 67 33 - 75 75 25
English Learners < < < < < < 100 0
Military Connected < < < < < < 100 0
Grade 4 Mathematics Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 5 70 75 25 29 64 93 7 4 85 88 12
Female 8 76 84 16 25 67 92 8 - 95 95 5
Male 3 66 69 31 33 61 94 6 6 78 84 16
Black 8 67 75 25 32 59 91 9 4 77 81 19
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White - 75 75 25 31 63 94 6 5 89 95 5
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities 7 21 29 71 < < < < < < < <
Students without Disabilities 5 86 91 9 24 71 94 6 - 95 95 5
Economically Disadvantaged 6 64 69 31 27 64 91 9 3 80 83 17
Not Economically Disadvantaged 5 81 86 14 < < 100 0 6 94 100 0
English Learners < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Grade 5 Mathematics Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 14 78 92 8 23 57 80 20 24 71 95 5
Female 22 74 96 4 28 64 92 8 25 71 96 4
Male 8 81 88 12 19 52 71 29 22 72 94 6
Black 16 79 95 5 27 57 84 16 33 57 90 10
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 9 73 82 18 17 56 72 28 19 81 100 0
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < 29 14 43 57 < < < <
Students without Disabilities 17 79 95 5 21 71 93 7 18 79 97 3
Economically Disadvantaged 11 80 91 9 22 54 76 24 25 69 94 6
Not Economically Disadvantaged 21 71 93 7 26 63 89 11 20 80 100 0
English Learners < < 100 0
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Grade 6 Mathematics Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 5 79 84 16 8 79 88 13 12 58 70 30
Female 4 82 86 14 4 91 96 4 20 60 80 20
Male 7 77 83 17 12 68 80 20 6 56 63 38
Black - 79 79 21 8 81 89 11 16 53 69 31
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < <
White 14 77 91 9 9 73 82 18 11 63 74 26
Two or more races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < 22 17 39 61
Students without Disabilities 6 82 88 12 3 87 90 10 8 77 85 15
Economically Disadvantaged 5 76 82 18 6 77 83 17 13 51 64 36
Not Economically Disadvantaged 5 85 90 10 15 85 100 0 11 72 83 17
Military Connected < < 100 0
Grade 7 Mathematics Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 55 57 43 - 67 67 33 5 87 92 8
Female 4 48 52 48 - 53 53 47 - 100 100 0
Male - 63 63 37 - 79 79 21 12 71 82 18
Black - 52 52 48 - 62 62 38 8 85 92 8
White 8 62 69 31 - 73 73 27 - 90 90 10
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < 18 73 91 9
Students without Disabilities - 60 60 40 - 71 71 29 - 93 93 7
Economically Disadvantaged - 52 52 48 - 60 60 40 7 85 93 7
Not Economically Disadvantaged 7 60 67 33 - 85 85 15 - 91 91 9
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Grade 8 Mathematics Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 4 56 60 40 - 80 80 20 3 84 88 13
Female 4 57 61 39 - 81 81 19 4 85 89 11
Male 3 55 59 41 - 80 80 20 3 84 86 14
Black 6 54 60 40 - 78 78 22 - 85 85 15
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White - 59 59 41 - 83 83 17 8 79 88 13
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities - 30 30 70 < < < < - 75 75 25
Students without Disabilities 4 62 66 34 - 90 90 10 4 87 90 10
Economically Disadvantaged 3 55 58 42 - 77 77 23 - 84 84 16
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 58 62 38 - 88 88 12 8 85 92 8
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < < <
Algebra I Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students - 68 68 32 8 64 71 29 6 84 90 10
Female - 81 81 19 11 50 61 39 10 80 90 10
Male - 59 59 41 5 76 80 20 - 89 89 11
Black - 67 67 33 9 61 70 30 3 89 92 8
Hispanic < < < <
White - 71 71 29 7 70 77 23 10 76 86 14
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities - 36 36 64 - 23 23 77 < < < <
Students without Disabilities - 75 75 25 9 72 81 19 7 87 93 7
Economically Disadvantaged - 67 67 33 7 50 57 43 4 85 90 10
Not Economically Disadvantaged - 71 71 29 9 82 91 9 10 80 90 10
Military Connected < < < < < < 100 0
Geometry Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 6 55 62 38 - 75 75 25 7 61 69 31
Female 5 55 59 41 - 75 75 25 4 56 60 40
Male 8 56 64 36 - 75 75 25 10 66 76 24
Black 11 52 63 37 - 71 71 29 3 60 63 37
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < <
White - 56 56 44 < < < < 14 67 81 19
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < < < < <
Students without Disabilities 7 60 67 33 - 78 78 22 6 67 73 27
Economically Disadvantaged - 50 50 50 - 70 70 30 4 54 58 42
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 61 74 26 - 83 83 17 11 68 79 21
Military Connected < < 100 0
Algebra II Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 9 77 85 15 - 71 71 29 - 61 61 39
Female 9 78 88 13 - 65 65 35 - 64 64 36
Male 7 73 80 20 - 75 75 25 - 57 57 43
Black 9 78 88 13 - 73 73 27 - 53 53 47
Hispanic < < < <
White 7 79 86 14 - 64 64 36 < < < <
Two or more races < < < < < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < <
Students without Disabilities 9 78 87 13 - 71 71 29 - 61 61 39
Economically Disadvantaged 14 68 82 18 - 62 62 38 - 47 47 53
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 84 88 12 - 80 80 20 - 77 77 23
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Science Performance: All Students

This chart displays the percentage of students passing state science tests. Virginia students are assessed in science in grades 5 and 8 and at the end of secondary courses (Earth Science, Biology and Chemistry) as needed to meet graduation requirements. Use the drop down menu above the chart to view results for a specific test. Use the menu below the chart to select results for a specific group of students. Practice test items representative of the content and skills included in current Standards of Learning assessments are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.
overall Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 10 69 79 21 7 75 82 18 9 73 82 18
Female 8 69 78 22 6 79 84 16 5 76 81 19
Male 12 68 80 20 7 72 79 21 13 70 83 17
Black 11 68 79 21 7 73 80 20 7 68 75 25
Hispanic < < < < < < < < < < 100 0
White 9 70 79 21 5 80 85 15 12 81 92 8
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < 100 0 8 69 77 23
Students with Disabilities 5 49 53 47 5 40 45 55 3 50 53 47
Students without Disabilities 11 72 84 16 7 81 88 12 10 77 87 13
Economically Disadvantaged 10 66 75 25 5 73 78 22 6 71 77 23
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 73 84 16 9 79 88 12 15 76 91 9
English Learners < < 100 0
Military Connected 9 91 100 0 8 92 100 0
Grade 5 Science Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 35 52 87 13 16 59 75 25 19 69 88 12
Female 35 52 87 13 20 64 84 16 13 71 83 17
Male 34 52 86 14 13 55 68 32 28 67 94 6
Black 36 51 87 13 22 57 78 22 19 62 81 19
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
White 25 58 83 17 6 67 72 28 19 75 94 6
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < 14 43 57 43 < < < <
Students without Disabilities 38 49 87 13 17 64 81 19 21 68 88 12
Economically Disadvantaged 33 53 86 14 11 59 70 30 16 69 84 16
Not Economically Disadvantaged 38 50 88 13 26 58 84 16 30 70 100 0
English Learners < < 100 0
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Grade 8 Science Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 5 60 65 35 7 73 80 20 3 73 77 23
Female - 62 62 38 3 72 76 24 - 81 81 19
Male 10 59 69 31 10 74 84 16 6 66 72 28
Black 6 64 69 31 6 69 74 26 3 63 66 34
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 5 53 58 42 8 79 88 13 4 86 89 11
Two or more races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < - 27 27 73
Students without Disabilities 4 61 65 35 8 81 88 12 4 83 87 13
Economically Disadvantaged 3 55 58 42 3 75 78 22 - 73 73 28
Not Economically Disadvantaged 9 68 77 23 13 71 83 17 8 75 83 17
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Biology Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 3 77 80 20 5 78 83 17 2 74 76 24
Female 3 73 76 24 4 89 93 7 4 71 75 25
Male 3 81 84 16 6 68 74 26 - 77 77 23
Black 5 77 82 18 5 80 85 15 - 74 74 26
White - 77 77 23 9 64 73 27 6 75 81 19
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities - 29 29 71 < < < < < < < <
Students without Disabilities 4 90 94 6 6 84 90 10 3 79 82 18
Economically Disadvantaged 3 72 74 26 6 79 85 15 - 67 67 33
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 85 88 12 4 76 80 20 5 84 89 11
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Chemistry Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students - 68 68 32 3 89 92 8 9 78 88 13
Female - 73 73 27 4 83 88 13 6 81 88 13
Male - 57 57 43 - 100 100 0 13 75 88 13
Black - 61 61 39 4 84 88 12 9 74 83 17
White - 85 85 15 - 100 100 0 < < 100 0
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < <
Students without Disabilities - 69 69 31 3 89 92 8 9 78 88 13
Economically Disadvantaged - 62 62 38 5 79 84 16 - 82 82 18
Not Economically Disadvantaged - 74 74 26 - 100 100 0 20 73 93 7
Military Connected < < 100 0
Earth Science Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 9 81 91 9 2 81 82 18 13 72 85 15
Female 10 81 90 10 - 83 83 17 6 75 81 19
Male 9 82 91 9 4 78 81 19 19 69 89 11
Black 5 84 89 11 - 77 77 23 8 68 76 24
White 24 76 100 0 - 89 89 11 19 81 100 0
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities - 50 50 50 - 50 50 50 - 58 58 42
Students without Disabilities 11 87 98 2 2 87 89 11 16 75 91 9
Economically Disadvantaged 5 84 89 11 - 75 75 25 9 71 80 20
Not Economically Disadvantaged 15 78 93 7 5 90 95 5 22 74 96 4
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

History Performance: All Students

This chart displays the percentage of students passing state tests in history/social science. Virginia students are assessed in history/social science once in elementary school (Virginia Studies), once in middle school (Civics and Economics) and at the end of secondary courses (Geography, World History I, World History II and Virginia and United States History) as needed to meet graduation requirements. Use the drop down menu above the chart to view results for a specific test. Use the menu below the chart to select results for a specific group of students. Practice test items representative of the content and skills included in current Standards of Learning assessments are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.
overall Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 12 64 77 23 12 66 78 22 16 61 78 22
Female 15 64 79 21 10 70 79 21 13 65 77 23
Male 10 65 74 26 14 63 77 23 20 58 78 22
Black 13 65 77 23 10 66 76 24 13 58 72 28
Hispanic < < < < < < < < < < 100 0
White 11 64 74 26 17 64 81 19 18 67 85 15
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < < < 38 56 94 6
Students with Disabilities 8 38 46 54 14 33 47 53 22 27 49 51
Students without Disabilities 13 70 83 17 11 71 83 17 15 67 83 17
Economically Disadvantaged 11 58 69 31 11 63 74 26 11 60 72 28
Not Economically Disadvantaged 14 74 88 12 14 72 85 15 25 62 87 13
English Learners < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Military Connected 7 93 100 0 < < 100 0
VA & US History Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 13 67 80 20 10 73 83 17 11 60 72 28
Female 18 70 89 11 6 74 81 19 11 59 70 30
Male 4 60 64 36 13 72 84 16 12 62 73 27
Black 11 63 74 26 9 73 82 18 10 56 67 33
Hispanic < < 100 0
White 17 74 91 9 11 72 83 17 18 64 82 18
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities - 20 20 80 < < < < < < < <
Students without Disabilities 15 75 90 10 9 80 89 11 13 65 78 22
Economically Disadvantaged 11 53 64 36 8 70 78 23 3 58 61 39
Not Economically Disadvantaged 15 82 97 3 13 78 91 9 25 65 90 10
Military Connected < < 100 0
World History I Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 10 65 74 26 - 79 79 21 12 70 82 18
Female 7 69 76 24 - 80 80 20 11 64 75 25
Male 12 61 73 27 - 79 79 21 13 75 88 13
Black 7 67 73 27 - 76 76 24 3 73 76 24
Hispanic < < < <
White 14 64 79 21 - 84 84 16 20 68 88 12
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities - 27 27 73 < < < < < < < <
Students without Disabilities 12 73 84 16 - 86 86 14 11 74 85 15
Economically Disadvantaged 8 63 71 29 - 71 71 29 9 74 83 17
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 67 79 21 - 91 91 9 16 64 80 20
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
World History II Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 5 71 76 24 8 59 67 33 7 58 65 35
Female 4 67 71 29 8 62 69 31 4 67 71 29
Male 6 74 79 21 8 56 64 36 11 47 58 42
Black 5 74 79 21 8 50 58 42 4 58 62 38
White 5 63 68 32 8 83 92 8 8 62 69 31
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < < < < <
Students without Disabilities 6 71 77 23 8 60 68 32 7 60 67 33
Economically Disadvantaged 6 63 69 31 7 52 59 41 - 52 52 48
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 83 87 13 8 67 75 25 17 67 83 17
Military Connected < < 100 0
Civics & Econ Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 13 65 78 22 14 66 79 21 15 66 81 19
Female 17 58 75 25 7 73 80 20 11 71 82 18
Male 10 70 80 20 21 57 79 21 20 60 80 20
Black 14 67 81 19 6 76 82 18 15 55 70 30
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 11 61 72 28 25 50 75 25 13 88 100 0
Two or more races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < - 50 50 50
Students without Disabilities 15 65 80 20 16 69 86 14 19 70 88 12
Economically Disadvantaged 6 58 65 35 10 66 76 24 9 68 76 24
Not Economically Disadvantaged 22 74 96 4 24 65 88 12 26 63 89 11
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
VA Studies Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 17 56 72 28 28 51 79 21 25 57 82 18
Female 22 52 74 26 29 57 86 14 21 68 89 11
Male 13 58 71 29 28 44 72 28 28 50 78 22
Black 24 55 79 21 30 55 85 15 16 64 80 20
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
White 5 55 60 40 33 40 73 27 26 53 79 21
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities 9 27 36 64 < < < < < < < <
Students without Disabilities 19 63 81 19 29 56 85 15 29 67 95 5
Economically Disadvantaged 18 53 71 29 23 57 80 20 18 59 76 24
Not Economically Disadvantaged 15 60 75 25 < < < < 41 53 94 6
English Learners < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Geography Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Number of Recently Arrived English Language Learners Exempted From State Reading Assessments

2016-20172017-20182018-2019
Division--2
State4,2272,7623,719
Number of Recently Arrived English Language Learners Exempted From State Reading Assessments

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

Student Group Below Basic Basic Proficient Advanced Virginia Students at or Above Proficient Nation at or Above Proficient

NAEP Participation Rate

Student Group Virginia Participation Rate

Virginia Alternate Assessment Program Participation Rates

Reading
Subject Area Number of Students Taking VAAP Tests Total Number of Students Percent of Students Taking VAAP Tests
Number and percentage of students participating in the Virginia Alternate Assessment Program.

Fall Membership by Grade

Grade 2016-20172017-20182018-2019
Pre-kindergarten595639
Kindergarten486252
Grade 1554561
Grade 2645442
Grade 3535852
Grade 4564655
Grade 5565445
Grade 6585061
Grade 7585853
Grade 8586062
Grade 9656266
Grade 10675355
Grade 11717154
Grade 12586361
Total Students826792758

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Fall Membership by Subgroups

2018 Fall Membership By Subgroup: Racial and Ethnic Groups

The Virginia Department of Education annually collects statistics on the number of students enrolled in public schools on September 30.  Student counts are reported by grade assignment, race, ethnicity, disability, English proficiency, and economic status. The collection of race and ethnicity information as specified by the U.S. Department of Education is required for eligibility for federal education funds and for accountability reports. A student is reported as economically disadvantaged if he or she meets any one of the following criteria:
  • Is eligible for Free/Reduced Meals;
  • Receives Temporary Assistance for Needy Families;
  • Is eligible for Medicaid; or
  • Is a migrant or is experiencing homelessness.
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Fall Membership by Subgroup
Subgroup 2016-20172017-20182018-2019
All Students826792758
Female404385357
Male422407401
American Indian11-
Black492460420
Hispanic111616
White283274279
Two or more races394142
Students with Disabilities117125145
Students without Disabilities709667613
Economically Disadvantaged446451457
Not Economically Disadvantaged380341301
English Learners133
Not English Learners825789755
Homeless278
Military Connected343038
Foster Care121
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

College & Career Readiness

Diplomas and Completion

Class of 2018: All Students

Division

State

Most Virginia students earn either an Advanced Studies Diploma or a Standard Diploma.

To graduate with an Advanced Studies Diploma, a student must earn at least 26 standard units of credit by passing required courses and electives and at least nine verified units of credit by passing Standards of Learning end-of-course assessments in English, mathematics, science and history. Students who entered the ninth grade in 2013-2014 and afterwards must also successfully complete one virtual course.

To graduate with a Standard Diploma, a student must earn at least 22 standard units of credit by passing required courses and electives, and earn at least six verified credits by passing end-of-course SOL tests or other assessments approved by the Board of Education. Students who entered the ninth grade in 2013-2014 and afterwards must earn a board-approved career and technical education credential to graduate and successfully complete one virtual course.

The Applied Studies Diploma and Modified Standard Diploma are available for certain students with disabilities. To reduce the likelihood of division-level pie charts being suppressed to protect student privacy, these diplomas are combined with Standard Diplomas in the pie chart as "Standard and Other Diplomas." 

Status of the Students in the 2017-2018 Cohort
Student Subgroup Type Advanced Diplomas Standard Diplomas Other Diplomas GED's Dropouts Other Non-Graduates
All Students Division 32 29 0 0 4 0
State 50983 36029 2739 1053 5386 1766
Female Division 27 14 0 0 1 0
State 27838 15825 923 368 1911 652
Male Division 5 15 0 0 3 0
State 23145 20204 1816 685 3475 1114
American Indian Division < < < < 0 <
State 144 124 9 2 27 8
Black Division 21 19 0 0 2 0
State 7955 11098 1113 244 1362 735
White Division 11 8 0 0 2 0
State 30221 16421 1144 621 1576 587
Two or more races Division < < < < 0 <
State 2468 1543 85 58 160 72
Students with Disabilities Division 0 8 0 0 2 0
State 1056 6506 2739 138 1106 108
Economically Disadvantaged Division 12 21 0 0 2 0
State 10703 17350 1682 461 2633 1087
Military Connected Division < < < < 0 <
State 1941 1109 47 11 38 24
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Four-Year Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate

On-Time Graduation Rate Over Time: All Students

The Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate is based on four years of longitudinal student-level data and accounts for student mobility, changes in student enrollment, and local decisions on the promotion and retention of students. The formula also recognizes that some students with disabilities and English learners are allowed more than the standard four years to earn a diploma and are still counted as “on-time” graduates.

Graduates are defined as students who earn an Advanced Studies Diploma, Standard Diploma, Modified Standard Diploma, or Applied Studies Diploma. On-time graduates are students who earn one of these diplomas within four years of entering the ninth grade. Special education students and English learners who have plans in place that allow them more time to graduate are counted as on-time graduates or as non-graduates when they earn a diploma or otherwise exit high school.

Status of Students After Four Years of High School
Students Subgroup Students in Cohort Graduates On-Time Graduation Rate Completers Completion Rate Cohort Dropouts Cohort Dropout Rate
All Students656194619446
Female424198419812
Male2320872087313
American Indian<<100<10000
Black424095409525
White2119911991210
Two or more races<<100<10000
Students with Disabilities10880880220
Economically Disadvantaged353394339426
Military Connected<<100<10000
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Advanced Program Information: Number and Percentage of Students Enrolled in Advanced Programs

Advanced Program Information - Count/Percentage
Program Type 2016-20172017-20182018-2019
Advanced Placement Test Taken - - 2 / .85%
Advanced Placement Course Enrollment - - 2 / .85%
Dual Enrollment54 / 20.69%48 / 19.28%42 / 17.8%
Governor's School Enrollment6 / 2.3%6 / 2.41%6 / 2.54%
IB Course Enrollment - - -
Senior Enrolled in IB Program - - -

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Postsecondary Enrollment

2017-2018 Postsecondary Enrollment: All Students

Postsecondary enrollment reports show the number and percent of Virginia high school graduates who enrolled in an institution of higher education within sixteen months of graduating from high school. In keeping with federal reporting requirements, postsecondary enrollment reports only include students who earned an Advanced Studies Diploma, International Baccalaureate Diploma or Standard Diploma; students who earned other Virginia Board of Education-approved diplomas are not counted as graduates in the calculation. Reports are available at the state, division and school levels for all students and for student subgroups. The data represent the best available estimates at this time of postsecondary enrollment. There is currently no definitive source of all postsecondary enrollment records by state, division or school. Virginia Department of Education and external researchers have determined that the best available estimates contained in the postsecondary enrollment reports are likely underestimates, but capture at least 88 percent of Virginia public high school graduates’ postsecondary enrollments.
2017-2018 FGI cohort year (students entering high school in 2014)
Total number of students in the cohort earning a federally recognized high school diploma Students who enrolled in any Institution of Higher Education (IHE) within 16 months of earning a federally recognized high school diploma
Type Total Total HE Remaining Percent
All StudentsDivision614034
State85,89957,72533
FemaleDivision413124
State43,22531,59927
MaleDivision20<100
State42,67426,12639
American IndianDivision<<100
State26516737
BlackDivision403122
State18,86811,29840
WhiteDivision19<100
State46,44832,34030
Two or more racesDivision<<100
State3,9902,71532
Students with DisabilitiesDivision<<100
State7,2163,25655
Economically DisadvantagedDivision331942
State27,32914,19048
AsianDivision--100
State6,0845,29213
HispanicDivision--100
State10,1025,82642
Native HawaiianDivision--100
State1428739
English LearnersDivision--100
State5,1822,82046
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results.
- = no data available for that group
* = Data not yet available
This report provides the best available estimates about college enrollment according to the National Student Clearinghouse.
For more information, see the answers to Frequently Asked Questions about this report at: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/school_finance/arra/stabilization/reported_data/assurance_c/faq_c11.pdf
Students who attended schools that do not participate in NSC are not included in the number or percent of students enrolled in an IHE.
Federally recognized high school diplomas include Standard, Advanced Studies, or International Baccalaureate (IB) diplomas. Most subgroups are based on students' most recent status.

Career & Technical Education

Students Earning One or More CTE Credentials: All Students

Virginia’s 16 career clusters help students investigate careers and design a rigorous and relevant plan of study to advance their career goals. Each career cluster contains multiple pathways that represent a common set of academic, technical and work-place skills. Career pathways lead to credentials that qualify students for a range of career opportunities from entry to professional level. A credential is defined as:
  • State-Issued Professional License, required for entry into a specific occupation as determined by a Virginia state licensing agency;
  • Full Industry Certification, from a recognized industry, trade, or professional association validating essential skills of a particular occupation;
  • Pathway Industry Certification, which may consist of entry-level exams as a component of a suite of exams in an industry certification program leading toward full certification; or
  • Occupational competency assessment, a national standardized assessment of skills/knowledge in a specific career and/or technical area, (NOCTI).
Virginia defines a CTE completer as a student who has met the requirements for a career and technical concentration and all requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.
Career and Technical Education
2015-20162016-20172017-2018
Industry CertificationDivision4210476
 State99,894109,275104,601
Total Credentials EarnedDivision42137106
 State137,248157,490160,248
Students Earning One or More CredentialsDivision4010678
 State109,089126,113128,672
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery ExaminationDivision6135
 State1,5141,4311,537
CTE CompletersDivision415362
 State42,40440,51641,438
NOCTI AssessmentsDivision---
 State4,1393,6233,525
State LicensuresDivision---
 State2,4402,2791,881
Workplace ReadinessDivision-3330
 State30,77542,31350,241

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

School Finance

Percentage of Expenditures

Division Expenditures

Statewide Expenditures

Sources of Financial Support and Total Per Pupil Expenditures for Operations

Division Per-Pupil Spending

Statewide Per-Pupil Spending

School divisions report annually on expenditures and appropriations to meet each locality’s required local effort in support of the Standards of Quality and local match requirements for incentive and lottery-funded programs. The amount by which school divisions exceed these required minimums varies based on local decisions and circumstances. Most state support for public education is equalized to reflect each division’s capacity to support the required educational program. The Composite Index of Local Ability-to-Pay determines state and local shares of Standards of Quality costs for each division and local match requirements for incentive and lottery-funded programs. A portion of state sales tax revenues is distributed in support of public education based on school-age population estimates. The federal government provides assistance to state and local education agencies in support of specific federal initiatives and mandates, such as instructional services for economically disadvantaged students and students with disabilities.
School Division - Per-Pupil Spending
  Type Local Funding State Federal
2015-2016Division14,689.002,649.001,250.00
State6,084.004,849.00812.00
2016-2017Division14,304.003,196.001,546.00
State6,248.005,052.00871.00
2017-2018Division16,083.003,375.001,393.00
State6,462.005,219.00867.00

Learning Climate

Chronic Absenteeism

Chronic Absenteeism 2018-2019 School Year:

Daily attendance is critical to success in school. A student is considered chronically absent if he or she misses two or more instructional days per month (18 days, or 10 percent of a 180-day school year) regardless of whether the absences are excused or unexcused. According to the U.S. Department of Education:
  • Children who are chronically absent in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade are much less likely to read on grade level by the third grade.
  • Students who can't read at grade level by the third grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school.
  • By high school, regular attendance is a better dropout indicator than test scores.
  • A student who is chronically absent in any year between the eighth and twelfth grade is seven times more likely to drop out of school.
Absenteeism by Subgroup
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Subgroup Below 10% 10% or Above Below 10% 10% or Above Below 10% 10% or Above
All Students689646666365970
Female336273233030930
Male353373433335040
American Indian<<<<--
Asian<<----
Black426263993138429
Hispanic112141131
White220312202723234
Two or more races314333306
Students with Disabilities96141131711924
Economically Disadvantaged416454394943757
English Learners<<<<<<
Homeless<<<<<<
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Standards of Accreditation (SOA) Offenses Data

2017-2018 Offenses
  Number of Offenses
Offenses Against Student 19
Offenses Against Staff <
Weapons Offenses <
Property Offenses <
All Other Offenses 10
Other Offenses Against Persons 17
Disorderly or Disruptive Behavior Offenses 90
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Offenses <
Technology Offenses <

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Short-Term Suspensions

Short-Term Suspensions:

Increasingly, Virginia schools are implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, a nationally-recognized approach to support positive academic and behavioral outcomes for students. This positive approach to discipline prepares teachers and principals to implement new techniques that reduce disruptive student behaviors that lead to suspensions and decrease instructional time. A short-term suspension (10 days of less) may be imposed by a principal, an assistant principal, or a designee teacher in the principal’s absence. The principal or assistant principal must tell the student of the charges against him or her. If the student denies them, he or she is given an explanation of the facts as known to the school and an opportunity to present his version of what occurred. Notice to the parent may be oral or written, depending on local school board policy, and must include information on the length of the suspension, the availability of community-based educational options, and the student’s right to return to regular school attendance when the suspension period has expired.  A parent may ask for a short-term suspension decision to be reviewed by the superintendent or his designee. Local school board policy will determine whether the superintendent’s decision is final or can be appealed to the local school board. For more information, see A Parent’s Guide To Understanding Student Discipline Policies and Practices In Virginia Schools.
Short-Term Suspensions
  2016-20172017-2018
Subgroup % Population% Short-Term Suspensions% Population% Short-Term Suspensions
American Indian0.10.1
Asian----
Black59.664.358.168.6
Hispanic1.35.425.9
Native Hawaiian----
White34.328.634.623.5
Two or more races4.71.85.22
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Long-Term Suspensions

Long-Term Supensions:

Increasingly, Virginia schools are implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, a nationally-recognized approach to support positive academic and behavioral outcomes for students. This positive approach to discipline prepares teachers and principals to implement new techniques that reduce disruptive student behaviors that lead to suspensions and decrease instructional time. A long-term suspension (more than 10 school days and less than 365 calendar days)  is usually imposed by a disciplinary hearing officer upon recommendation of a principal. The student must be told of the charges against him or her. If the student denies them, he or she is given an explanation of the facts as known to the school and an opportunity to present his or her version of what occurred. Notice to the parent (and child) must be in writing and must include information on the length of and reason for the suspension, the right to a hearing in accordance with local school board policy, the availability of community-based educational options, and the student’s right to return to regular school attendance when the suspension period has expired or to attend an appropriate alternative education program approved by the school board during the suspension or after the suspension period expires. Costs for any community-based educational programs or alternative programs that are not part of the program offered by the school division are the financial responsibility of the parent. A parent has the right to appeal a long-term suspension decision in accordance with local school board policy. The appeal may first go to the local superintendent or his or her designee or to a sub-committee of the local school board; final appeal is to the full school board. The appeal must be decided by the school board within 30 days. For more information, see A Parent’s Guide To Understanding Student Discipline Policies and Practices In Virginia Schools.
Long-Term Suspensions
  2016-20172017-2018
Subgroup % Population% Long-Term Suspensions% Population% Long-Term Suspensions
American Indian0.10.1
Asian
Black59.610058.1
Hispanic1.32
Native Hawaiian
White34.334.6
Two or more races4.75.2
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Expulsions

Expulsions:

Increasingly, Virginia schools are implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, a nationally-recognized approach to support positive academic and behavioral outcomes for students. This positive approach to discipline prepares teachers and principals to implement new techniques that reduce disruptive student behaviors that lead to suspensions and decrease instructional time. An expulsion (removal from school for 365 calendar days) may only be imposed by a local school board. The student must be told of the charges against him or her. If the student denies them, he or she is given an explanation of the facts as known to the school and an opportunity to present his or her version of what occurred.  The parent (and child) must be noticed in writing of the proposed expulsion, the reasons the expulsion is being proposed, and of the right to a hearing before the school board or a sub-committee of the school board, depending on local policy. If the student is expelled, the parent is sent a written notification of the length of the expulsion and information on the availability of community-based educational, training, and intervention programs. The notice must state whether the student is eligible to return to regular school or to attend an approved alternative education program or an adult education program offered during or after the period of expulsion. The student may apply for readmission to be effective one calendar year from the date of his or her expulsion. For more information, see A Parent’s Guide To Understanding Student Discipline Policies and Practices In Virginia Schools.
Expulsions
  2016-20172017-2018
Subgroup % Population% Expulsions% Population% Expulsions
American Indian0.10.1
Asian----
Black59.658.1100
Hispanic1.32
Native Hawaiian----
White34.334.6
Two or more races4.75.2
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Free and Reduced Meal Eligibility

Free and Reduced Meal Eligibility:

School divisions that choose to take part in the National School Lunch Program get cash subsidies and donated commodities from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for each meal they serve. In return, they must serve lunches that meet Federal requirements, and they must offer free or reduced-price lunches to eligible children. The School Breakfast Program operates by supporting breakfasts in the same manner as the National School Lunch Program.   At the beginning of each school year, letters and meal applications are distributed to households of children attending school. This letter informs households that school nutrition programs are available and that free and reduced-price meals are available based on income criteria. Applications have been eliminated totally in divisions that implement the community eligibility provision for all schools within the division. Children from families with incomes at or below 130 percent of the poverty level are eligible for free meals. Those between 130 percent and 185 percent of the poverty level are eligible for reduced-price meals, for which students can be charged no more than 40 cents for lunch and 30 cents for breakfast. All other students pay the full price for meals. See the Virginia Department of Education website for more information about school nutrition programs.
Free and Reduced Meal Eligibility
  2016-20172017-20182018-2019
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 59.562.463.6
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Free and Reduced Breakfast Participation of Eligible Students

Free and Reduced Breakfast Participation of Eligible Students :

The above pie graph displays the average daily percentage of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals who participated in the U.S. Department of Agriculture School Breakfast Program. The School Breakfast Program is a federally assisted meal program that provides nutritious breakfast meals to students. The Virginia Department of Education administers the program at the state level and school divisions administer the program at the local level. Participation in the School Breakfast Program has been linked increased achievement, reduced absenteeism and tardiness, fewer disciplinary problems, and better student health. Breakfast menus must provide one-fourth of the daily recommended levels for protein, calcium, iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and calories. Participating schools must serve breakfasts that meet Federal nutrition standards – one quarter of daily recommended levels of protein, calcium, iron, vitamins A and C and calories – and must provide free and reduced-price breakfasts to eligible children. The No Kid Hungry Virginia campaign and the Virginia 365 Project are key state initiatives to increase participation in school nutrition programs and eliminate childhood hunger.  
Free and Reduced Breakfast Participation
  2016-20172017-20182018-2019
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 53.55956.4
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Free and Reduced Lunch Participation of Eligible Students

Free and Reduced Lunch Participation of Eligible Students:

The above pie graph displays the average daily percentage of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals who participated in the U.S. Department of Agriculture School Lunch Program. School divisions that take part in the National School Lunch Program get cash subsidies and donated food items from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for each meal served. In return, schools must serve lunches that meet federal requirements, and must offer free or reduced-price lunches to eligible children. Studies show that well-nourished students are better learners. The No Kid Hungry Virginia campaign and the Virginia 365 Project are key state initiatives to increase participation in school nutrition programs and eliminate childhood hunger.  
Free and Reduced Lunch Participation
  2016-20172017-20182018-2019
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 70.970.169.7
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Civil Rights Data Collection

The Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) is a survey of all public schools and school districts in the United States. The CRDC includes data on student access to courses, programs, staff, and resources relevant to educational equity and opportunity for students.​

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights reports information collected through the CRDC in carrying out its mission “to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.”​

More information about the Civil Rights Data Collection is available on the Virginia Department of Education website.

Teacher Quality

Student-Teacher Ratio

2017-2018 Grades K-7 Student Teacher Ratio: 7.62 : 1

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2017-2018 Grades 8-12 Student Teacher Ratio: 6.52 : 1

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Teacher Quality

Teacher Quality All Schools
Poverty Level Out-of-Field Teachers Inexperienced Teachers Out-of-Field and Inexperienced Teachers

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

This table reports the percentages of teachers who are teaching out of field (not fully endorsed for the content they are teaching) or who are inexperienced (less than one year of classroom experience). Percentages are reported for Title I schools, non-Title I schools, all schools and for high-poverty and low-poverty schools.

Provisionally Licensed Teachers

Provisionally Licensed Teachers
  All Teachers Special Education Teachers
Division10%3%
State7.3%1.8%

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

This table reports the percentages of all teachers and special education teachers who are teaching with a provisional license.

Teacher Educational Attainment

Teacher Educational Attainment: 2018-2019

No additional explanation available.
Teacher Educational Attainment
  Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctoral Degree Other
2016-201732%65%2%1%
2017-201837%61%2%0%
2018-201935%64%1%0%
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Every Student Succeeds Act

ESSA Annual Targets and Long-Term Goals: Reading

Student GroupCurrent RateThree-Year RateAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
All Students83%80%73%75%
Asian--87%75%
Black84%82%60%75%
Hispanic<100%63%75%
White79%77%81%75%
Economically Disadvantaged79%76%62%75%
English Learners<<53%75%
Students with Disabilities43%45%39%75%

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
— = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 requires annual testing in reading in grades 3-8 and once during high school. Virginia’s ESSA implementation plan expects that by the 2023-2024 school year, at least 75 percent of all students, and of all students in the student groups listed in this table, will be able to demonstrate grade-level proficiency by passing state reading tests. Annual targets for student groups reflect improvement upon base-line performance from the 2015-2016 school year. Student groups meeting or exceeding annual or long-term targets must improve performance as compared to the previous year. Note: Reading pass rates reported for high schools reflect the performance of a 12th-grade class of students who entered the ninth grade at the same time.

ESSA Annual Targets and Long-Term Goals: Mathematics

Student GroupCurrent RateThree-Year RateAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
All Students81%79%74%70%
Asian--89%70%
Black79%80%60%70%
Hispanic<95%64%70%
White83%78%81%70%
Economically Disadvantaged77%76%63%70%
English Learners<<57%70%
Students with Disabilities52%53%42%70%

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
— = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 requires annual testing in mathematics in grades 3-8 and once during high school. Virginia’s ESSA implementation plan expects that by the 2023-2024 school year, at least 70 percent of all students, and of all students in the student groups listed in this table, will be able to demonstrate grade-level proficiency by passing state mathematics tests. Annual targets for student groups reflect improvement upon base-line performance during the 2015-2016 school year. Student groups meeting or exceeding annual or long-term targets must improve performance compared to the previous year. Note: Mathematics pass rates reported for high schools reflect the performance of a 12th-grade class of students who entered the ninth grade at the same time on one of the following state tests: Algebra I, Geometry or Algebra II.

ESSA Pass Rates: Science

Student GroupCurrent Rate
All Students78%
Asian-
Black76%
Hispanic<
White83%
Economically Disadvantaged72%
English Learners-
Students with Disabilities42%

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
— = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 requires that students take state tests in science at least once during elementary school, once during middle school and once during high school. Note: Science pass rates reported for high schools reflect the performance on the state Biology test of a 12th-grade class of students who entered the ninth grade at the same time.

Growth in Reading and Mathematics

Student GroupGrowth English ReadingGrowth Mathematics
All Students85%83%
Asian--
Black86%81%
Hispanic<<
White81%83%
Economically Disadvantaged83%79%
English Learners<<
Students with Disabilities55%67%

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
— = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015, growth in reading and mathematics is a factor in identifying elementary and middle schools for improvement and increased state support. The percentage of students showing growth in reading and mathematics includes students passing state tests and non-passing students who are making significant progress toward passing.

Federal Graduation Indicator

Student GroupCurrent RateAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
All Students88%84%84%
Asian-90%84%
Black93%82%84%
Hispanic-81%84%
White81%86%84%
Economically Disadvantaged83%78%84%
English Learners-65%84%
Students with Disabilities<56%84%

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
— = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 requires states to set annual and long-term targets for increasing the percentage of students who graduate with a Standard Diploma or Advanced Studies Diploma within four years of entering the ninth grade. Virginia’s ESSA implementation plan expects that by the 2023-2024 school year, at least 84 percent of all students, and of students in the student groups listed in this table, will earn a Standard Diploma or an Advanced Studies Diploma within four years. Annual targets for student groups reflect improvement upon base-line performance from the 2015-2016 school year. Student groups meeting or exceeding annual or long-term targets must improve performance compared to previous year.

Chronic Absenteeism

Student GroupCurrent RateThree-Year RateAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
All Students9%9%9%10%
Asian--5%10%
Black7%7%9%10%
Hispanic7%12%9%10%
White11%12%9%10%
Economically Disadvantaged10%10%13%10%
English Learners<<8%10%
Students with Disabilities13%12%14%10%

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
— = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 requires states to set annual and long-term targets for reducing chronic absenteeism. Virginia’s ESSA implementation plan expects that by the 2023-2024 school year, no more than 10 percent of all students, and of students in the student groups listed in this table, will be chronically absent. Annual targets for student groups reflect improvement upon base-line data from the 2015-2016 school year. Student groups meeting or exceeding annual or long-term targets for reducing chronic absenteeism must improve performance compared to the previous year.

English Learner Progress and Proficiency

English LearnersPercentAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
English Learner Progress<46%58%
English Learner Proficiency<--

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
— = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 requires states to set annual targets and long-term goals for increasing the percentage of English learners making progress toward attaining English-language proficiency. Virginia also reports on the percentage of English learners who attain proficiency.
English LearnersNumeratorDenominatorRate
English Learner Progress<<<
English Learner Proficiency<<<

ESSA Participation Rates

Student GroupEnglish Reading ParticipationMathematics ParticipationScience Participation
All Students99%99%98%
Asian---
Black99%99%98%
Hispanic<<<
White100%100%100%
Economically Disadvantaged99%100%98%
Not Economically Disadvantaged100%99%99%
English Learners<<-
Students with Disabilities99%100%100%
Students without Disabilities100%99%98%
Female99%99%99%
Male99%99%98%
Migrant---

< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
— = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 requires states to assess at least 95 percent of students in reading and mathematics in grades 3-8, and to test at least 95 percent of students in reading and mathematics at least once during their high school careers. States also report on the percentage of students assessed in science in elementary school, middle school and in high school (Biology).

School Readiness

Kindergarten Students' Public Preschool Experience

This chart displays the percentage of kindergarten students who were previously enrolled in a public preschool within a Virginia school division. Students who were enrolled in a public preschool program administered by a non-governmental agency — such as a Head Start program administered by a local nonprofit organization — are not included.
Percent of Kindergarten Students​​
Public Preschool​
Division 87%
State 33%

Kindergarten Students Meeting Fall Literacy Benchmarks

This chart presents the percentage of kindergarten students scoring at or above the benchmark on the fall Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS) assessment. Note: Fairfax County Public Schools administers an alternate literacy assessment and school-level results for Fairfax County kindergarten students are not reported to the Virginia Department of Education.
Percent of Kindergarten Students Meeting Fall Literacy Benchmarks​​​
Division 98%
State 81%
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