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Henry Elementary

General school information

Category: Elementary (PK-05) School
Phone: 703-228-5820
Address: 701 S Highland St Arlington, VA 22204
Principal: Vacant
Superintendent: Dr. Patrick K. Murphy
Region: 4
Division: Arlington County Public Schools
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Accreditation

Performance Snapshot

Assessments

Assessments

Enrollment

Enrollment

Finance

School Finance

Learning Climate

Learning Climate

Teacher Quality

Teacher Quality

State Accreditation Status

Accredited

Reward School Status


ACCREDITATION

Accreditation Status This Year: Accredited
Annual Waiver: 2016 through 2018

School Quality Indicators

Academic Achievement

English Level One
Mathematics Level One
Science Level One

Achievement Gaps

EnglishLevel One
MathematicsLevel One

Student engagement & Outcomes

Chronic Absenteeism Level One

Accredited: All indicators at Level One or Level Two or Waiver
Accredited With Conditions: One or more indicators at Level Three
Accreditation Denied: Under State Sanction

Achievement Gaps: English and Mathematics

Reporting on the achievement and progress of student groups allows schools to identify learners in need of additional support and resources.

Student Group Achievement Gap - English Achievement Gap - Math
Asian Level One Level One
Black Level One Level One
Economically Disadvantaged Level One Level One
English Learners Level One Level One
Hispanic Level One Level One
Students with Disabilities Level One Level One
White Level One Level One

18.28% of the students in this school were chronically absent.

Assessments

Student Achievement by Proficiency Level

Reading

Reading Performance: All Students

Note: Calculations for 2017-2018 annual pass rates on Standards of Learning tests in reading, writing, mathematics, science and history were modified to reflect new federal reporting requirements.

Virginia students are assessed annually in reading in grades 3-8 and once in high school with an end-of-course reading test. Use the drop down menu above the chart to view the results for a specific reading test. Use the menu below the chart to select assessment results for a specific group of students.

Virginia’s English Standards of Learning prepare students to participate in society as literate citizens, equipped with the ability to communicate effectively in their communities, in the workplace, and in postsecondary education. As students progress, they become active and involved listeners and develop a full command of the English language, evidenced by their use of standard English and their growing spoken and written vocabularies.

Recently retired SOL tests representative of the content and skills included in current SOL tests are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.

Overall Student Performance: Reading Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 25 86 62 14 34 87 53 13 27 83 56 17
Female 31 91 60 9 39 89 50 11 28 84 55 16
Male 19 82 63 18 30 85 55 15 26 83 57 17
Asian 19 90 71 10 22 93 70 7 20 87 67 13
Black 15 88 73 12 33 87 53 13 18 71 54 29
Hispanic 15 81 66 19 24 79 55 21 14 75 61 25
Native Hawaiian < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
White 36 90 54 10 49 92 43 8 44 93 48 7
Two or more races < < < < < 100 < 0 33 92 58 8
Students with Disabilities 12 57 45 43 21 55 34 45 16 56 40 44
Economically Disadvantaged 15 87 72 13 23 79 56 21 10 71 60 29
English Learners 16 84 68 16 21 82 61 18 11 71 60 29
Grade 3 English Reading Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 21 89 68 11 25 84 58 16 34 86 52 14
Female 30 95 65 5 28 89 61 11 34 82 48 18
Male 13 84 71 16 24 80 56 20 35 91 56 9
Asian < 100 < 0 20 93 73 7 < < < <
Black 13 87 73 13 < < < < < < < <
Hispanic 17 79 63 21 25 78 53 22 19 74 55 26
White 37 100 63 0 34 86 52 14 51 97 46 3
Two or more races < < < < < 100 < 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities 24 59 35 41 21 50 29 50 < < < <
Economically Disadvantaged 21 86 66 14 23 73 50 27 8 64 56 36
English Learners 23 92 69 8 23 80 57 20 15 79 64 21
Grade 4 English Reading Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 27 82 55 18 37 89 52 11 19 76 57 24
Female 33 87 54 13 44 88 44 12 27 80 54 20
Male 21 77 56 23 30 89 59 11 13 72 59 28
Asian < < < < < 100 < 0 14 79 64 21
Black < < < < 36 93 57 7 < < < <
Hispanic 16 76 60 24 13 71 58 29 8 69 62 31
Native Hawaiian < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
White 31 81 50 19 63 100 37 0 38 84 47 16
Two or more races < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
Students with Disabilities - 43 43 57 21 64 43 36 11 37 26 63
Economically Disadvantaged 10 83 72 17 25 79 54 21 6 74 68 26
English Learners 12 69 58 31 24 80 56 20 5 62 57 38
Grade 5 English Reading Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 26 88 62 12 42 90 48 10 28 89 61 11
Female 31 92 62 8 44 90 46 10 22 89 68 11
Male 23 85 63 15 39 89 50 11 33 88 56 12
Asian < < < < < < < < < 100 < 0
Black < < < < < < < < 31 81 50 19
Hispanic 11 89 78 11 32 88 56 12 17 83 67 17
White 39 89 50 11 50 91 41 9 42 96 54 4
Two or more races < < < < < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
Students with Disabilities 11 67 56 33 20 50 30 50 20 73 53 27
Economically Disadvantaged 14 93 79 7 21 88 67 13 19 74 56 26
English Learners 12 94 82 6 15 85 70 15 13 73 60 27
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

Math

Math Performance: All Students

Note: Calculations for 2017-2018 annual pass rates on Standards of Learning tests in reading, writing, mathematics, science and history were modified to reflect new federal reporting requirements.

Virginia public school students assessed in mathematics in grades 3-8 and at the end of the following secondary mathematics courses: Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II. Use the drop down menu above the chart to select a specific mathematics test. Use the menu below the chart to select assessment results for a specific group of students.

The content of the Standards of Learning for mathematics supports the following five goals for students: becoming mathematical problem solvers, communicating mathematically, reasoning mathematically, making mathematical connections, and using mathematical representations to model and interpret practical situations.

Throughout a student’s mathematics schooling from kindergarten through grade eight, specific content strands or topics are included. These content strands are Number and Number Sense; Computation and Estimation; Measurement; Geometry; Probability and Statistics; and Patterns, Functions, and Algebra. The Standards of Learning for each strand progress in complexity at each grade level and throughout the high school courses.

Recently retired SOL tests representative of the content and skills included in current SOL tests are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.

Overall Student Performance: Math Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 32 89 57 11 32 86 54 14 32 84 52 16
Female 31 91 60 9 35 88 53 12 34 82 48 18
Male 33 88 55 12 29 84 55 16 29 86 56 14
Asian 30 95 65 5 23 87 63 13 37 93 57 7
Black 30 88 58 12 33 87 53 13 18 68 50 32
Hispanic 19 82 63 18 18 79 61 21 15 75 60 25
Native Hawaiian < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
White 43 94 52 6 47 91 44 9 49 93 43 7
Two or more races < < < < < 100 < 0 42 100 58 0
Students with Disabilities 15 69 54 31 16 55 39 45 21 49 28 51
Economically Disadvantaged 24 84 60 16 23 78 55 23 20 74 54 26
English Learners 19 85 66 15 19 80 61 20 20 78 58 22
Grade 3 Mathematics Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 23 82 59 18 21 77 56 23 38 93 54 7
Female 23 83 60 17 28 81 53 19 41 86 45 14
Male 24 82 58 18 16 75 58 25 35 100 65 0
Asian < < < < 13 73 60 27 < 100 < 0
Black 14 79 64 21 < < < < < < < <
Hispanic 13 70 57 30 11 67 56 33 22 81 59 19
White 37 96 59 4 41 86 45 14 54 100 46 0
Two or more races < < < < < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
Students with Disabilities 19 56 38 44 14 43 29 57 < < < <
Economically Disadvantaged 11 67 56 33 10 67 57 33 19 77 58 23
English Learners 16 72 56 28 9 66 57 34 26 88 62 12
Grade 4 Mathematics Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 42 92 50 8 35 89 54 11 22 81 59 19
Female 41 95 54 5 29 88 59 12 22 85 63 15
Male 44 90 46 10 39 89 50 11 22 78 56 22
Asian < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0 21 86 64 14
Black < < < < 29 86 57 14 < < < <
Hispanic 27 92 65 8 17 79 63 21 8 77 69 23
Native Hawaiian < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
White 50 91 41 9 46 96 50 4 41 88 47 13
Two or more races < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
Students with Disabilities 7 64 57 36 14 57 43 43 11 47 37 53
Economically Disadvantaged 38 93 55 7 32 76 44 24 12 76 65 24
English Learners 31 92 62 8 26 81 56 19 11 76 65 24
Grade 5 Mathematics Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 30 94 64 6 42 94 52 6 35 78 43 23
Female 27 96 69 4 44 93 49 7 38 73 35 27
Male 32 93 61 7 39 94 56 6 33 81 49 19
Asian < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
Black 20 100 80 0 < < < < 31 69 38 31
Hispanic 17 83 67 17 28 96 68 4 17 67 50 33
White 39 96 57 4 53 91 38 9 54 88 35 12
Two or more races < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
Students with Disabilities 17 83 67 17 20 70 50 30 20 33 13 67
Economically Disadvantaged 21 90 69 10 28 92 64 8 30 67 37 33
English Learners 6 94 88 6 25 96 71 4 23 70 47 30
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

Science

Science Performance: All Students

Note: Calculations for 2017-2018 annual pass rates on Standards of Learning tests in reading, writing, mathematics, science and history were modified to reflect new federal reporting requirements.

Virginia public school students are assessed in science in grades 5 and 8 and at the end of the following secondary courses: Earth Science, Biology, and Chemistry. Before 2014, students also were assessed in science in grade 4. Use the drop down menu above the chart to select results for a specific science test. Use the menu below the chart to select assessment results for a specific group of students.

Virginia’s Science Standards of Learning identify academic content for essential components of the science curriculum at different grade levels. Standards are identified for kindergarten through grade five, for middle school, and for a core set of high school courses — Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Throughout a student’s science schooling from kindergarten through grade six, content strands, or topics are included. The Standards of Learning in each strand progress in complexity as they are studied at various grade levels in grades K-6, and are represented indirectly throughout the high school courses.

Recently retired SOL tests representative of the content and skills included in current SOL tests are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.

Overall Student Performance: Science Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 10 82 72 18 21 78 57 22 16 80 64 20
Female 7 78 70 22 23 73 50 27 11 76 65 24
Male 12 85 73 15 19 84 65 16 21 84 63 16
Asian < < < < < < < < < < < <
Black < < < < < < < < 6 75 69 25
Hispanic - 79 79 21 8 65 58 35 3 73 70 27
White 11 93 82 7 28 88 59 13 40 88 48 12
Two or more races < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
Students with Disabilities - 61 61 39 10 40 30 60 7 40 33 60
Economically Disadvantaged 7 77 70 23 11 63 52 37 - 70 70 30
English Learners - 63 63 37 10 67 57 33 3 70 67 30
Grade 5 Science Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 10 82 72 18 21 78 57 22 16 80 64 20
Female 7 78 70 22 23 73 50 27 11 76 65 24
Male 12 85 73 15 19 84 65 16 21 84 63 16
Asian < < < < < < < < < < < <
Black < < < < < < < < 6 75 69 25
Hispanic - 79 79 21 8 65 58 35 3 73 70 27
White 11 93 82 7 28 88 59 13 40 88 48 12
Two or more races < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
Students with Disabilities - 61 61 39 10 40 30 60 7 40 33 60
Economically Disadvantaged 7 77 70 23 11 63 52 37 - 70 70 30
English Learners - 63 63 37 10 67 57 33 3 70 67 30
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

History

History Performance: All Students

Note: Calculations for 2017-2018 annual pass rates on Standards of Learning tests in reading, writing, mathematics, science and history were modified to reflect new federal reporting requirements.

Virginia public school students are assessed in history and social science following instruction in Virginia Studies in elementary school, Civics and Economics in middle school, and at the conclusion of the following secondary courses: World History and Geography to 1500, World History and Geography 1500 to the Present, World Geography, and Virginia and U.S. History. Use the drop down menu above the chart to select a specific history or social science test. Use the menu below the chart to select assessment results for a specific group of students.

Virginia’s History and Social Science Standards of Learning are designed to

  • develop the knowledge and skills of history, geography, civics, and economics that enable students to place the people, ideas, and events that have shaped our state and our nation in perspective;
  • instill in students a thoughtful pride in the history of America through an understanding that what “We the People of the United States” launched more than two centuries ago was not a perfect union, but a continual effort to build a “more perfect” union, one which has become the world’s most successful example of constitutional self-government;
  • enable students to understand the basic values, principles, and operation of American constitutional democracy;
  • prepare students for informed, responsible, and participatory citizenship;
  • develop students’ skills in debate, discussion, and writing; and
  • provide students with a framework for continuing education in history and the social sciences.

Recently retired SOL tests representative of the content and skills included in current SOL tests are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.

Overall Student Performance: History Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 67 94 28 6 55 98 44 2 44 88 43 13
Female 73 100 27 0 50 100 50 0 52 97 45 3
Male 61 89 28 11 59 97 38 3 39 80 41 20
Asian < < < < < 100 < 0 40 100 60 0
Black < 100 < 0 58 100 42 0 < < < <
Hispanic 67 100 33 0 37 95 58 5 24 90 67 10
Native Hawaiian < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
White 68 90 23 10 64 100 36 0 59 84 25 16
Two or more races < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
Students with Disabilities 18 73 55 27 18 91 73 9 43 50 7 50
Economically Disadvantaged 67 100 33 0 53 100 47 0 29 88 59 12
English Learners 71 100 29 0 59 100 41 0 43 93 50 7
VA Studies Performance 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Student Subgroup Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed Advanced Passed Proficient Failed
All Students 68 96 28 4 54 98 44 2 45 89 44 11
Female 73 100 27 0 48 100 52 0 52 97 45 3
Male 63 91 29 9 59 97 38 3 40 83 43 18
Asian < < < < < 100 < 0 40 100 60 0
Black < 100 < 0 58 100 42 0 < < < <
Hispanic 67 100 33 0 33 94 61 6 24 90 67 10
Native Hawaiian < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
White 70 93 23 7 64 100 36 0 61 87 26 13
Two or more races < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0 < 100 < 0
Students with Disabilities 20 80 60 20 10 90 80 10 46 54 8 46
Economically Disadvantaged 67 100 33 0 50 100 50 0 29 88 59 12
English Learners 71 100 29 0 56 100 44 0 43 93 50 7
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

Number of recently arrived English language learners exempted from state reading assessments

2015-20162016-20172017-2018
State3,4624,2272,762
Division202228129
School462
Number of recently arrived English language learners exempted from state reading assessments

Enrollment

Fall Membership by Grade

Grade 2015-20162016-20172017-2018
Pre-kindergarten363737
Kindergarten110119108
Grade 192108117
Grade 297100111
Grade 37592100
Grade 48078102
Grade 5668186
Total Students556615661
Fall Membership by Grade
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available

Fall Membership by Subgroups

2017 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 2015-20162016-20172017-2018
All Students556615661
Female253283299
Male303332362
American Indian121
Asian647081
Black687370
Hispanic185196213
Native Hawaiian322
White212237252
Two or more races233542
Students with Disabilities1048696
Not Students with Disabilities452529565
Economically Disadvantaged217214209
Not Economically Disadvantaged339401452
English Learners222224252
Not English Learners334391409
Military Connected84241
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

School Finance

Percentage of Expenditures

Division Expenditures

Multiple factors should be considered when comparing the level of school division expenditures for instruction and expenditures for non-instructional costs, such as administration, health services and pupil transportation. These factors include economies of scale, geographic size, and the number of students requiring special services. For example:

  • Smaller school divisions may have similar administrative and support costs as larger divisions but these non-instructional costs are spread over a smaller expenditure base.
  • Geographically large but sparsely populated school divisions may have higher per-pupil transportation costs because of travel distances and mountainous topography.
  • Divisions with large populations of at-risk or special needs students must provide support services that are required or that raise student achievement.
School Division - Percentage of Expenditures
  2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Percentage of fiscal year division
operating expenditures for instructional costs
66.4 66.9 67.7

Statewide Expenditures

The state Board of Education prescribes the following major classifications for expenditures of school funds: instruction; administration, attendance and health; pupil transportation; operation and maintenance; school food services and other non-instructional operations; facilities, debt and fund transfers; technology; and contingency reserves.

Instructional costs include the salaries and benefits paid to teachers, teacher aides, principals, assistant principals, librarians, and guidance counselors; expenditures for textbooks; and expenditures for students to participate in regional and virtual instructional programs.

School State - Percentage of Expenditures
  2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Percentage of fiscal year state
operating expenditures for instructional costs
67.1 66.9 67.2

Sources of Financial Support and Total Per Pupil Expenditures for Operations

Division 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
  Local Funding State Federal
2014-201515,643.002,450.00501.00
2015-201616,288.002,494.00540.00
2016-201716,651.002,564.00582.00

Statewide Per-Pupil Spending

The apportionment of the state funds for public education is the responsibility of the General Assembly, through the Appropriations Act. General fund appropriations serve as the mainstay of state support for the commonwealth’s public schools, augmented by retail sales and use tax revenues, state lottery proceeds, and other sources.

Counties, cities and towns comprising school divisions also support public education by providing the locality’s share to maintain an educational program meeting the commonwealth’s Standards of Quality and local match requirements for incentive and lottery-funded programs. .

While public education is primarily a state and local responsibility, the federal government provides assistance to state and local education agencies in support of specific federal initiatives and mandates.

 

State - Per-Pupil Spending
  Local Funding State Federal
2014-20155,950.004,802.00771.00
2015-20166,101.004,831.00812.00
2016-20176,268.005,033.00871.00

Learning Climate

Percent of Students Absent

Percent of Students Absent 2017-2018 School Year:

NOTE TO USERS: THIS DATA AND PRESENTATION ABOVE DO NOT REFLECT THE FORMULA USED TO CALCULATE CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM INDICATORS FOR STATE ACCREDITATION AND ESSA. THIS PRESENTATION WILL BE REVISED WITH THE ADDITION OF ESSA INDICATORS ON DECEMBER 31, 2018.

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
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Subgroup 0%-10%10%-15%15%-20%20+% 0%-10%10%-15%15%-20%20+% 0%-10%10%-15%15%-20%20+% 0%-10%10%-15%15%-20%20+%
All Students494412546114059326306332152
Female2382112494202799202841031
Male25620129772031417103491121
American Indian0000000000000000
Asian59000622007151074320
Black55011700006910064100
Hispanic1694011734301881100203801
Native Hawaiian0000000000000000
White190000208510226820245921
Two or more races17000290003510044010
Students with Disabilities10610010242093400107210
Economically Disadvantaged177100200410195810189501
English Learners187400202230223900232811
Homeless0000000000000000
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

Standards of Accreditation (SOA) Offenses Data

2016-2017 Offenses
  Number of Offenses
Other Offenses Against Persons <
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

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
  2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Subgroup % Population% Short Term Suspensions% Population% Short Term Suspensions% Population% Short Term Suspensions
American Indian0.1950.180.325
Asian11.13311.51111.382
Black10.93812.2310011.87
Hispanic35.15633.27331.87
Native Hawaiian0.5860.540.325
White38.28138.12938.537100
Two or more races3.7114.1375.691
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

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
  2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Subgroup % Population% Long Term Suspensions% Population% Long Term Suspensions% Population% Long Term Suspensions
American Indian0.1950.180.325
Asian11.13311.51111.382
Black10.93812.2311.87
Hispanic35.15633.27331.87
Native Hawaiian0.5860.540.325
White38.28138.12938.537
Two or more races3.7114.1375.691
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

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
  2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Subgroup % Population% Expulsions% Population% Expulsions% Population% Expulsions
American Indian0.1950.180.325
Asian11.13311.51111.382
Black10.93812.2311.87
Hispanic35.15633.27331.87
Native Hawaiian0.5860.540.325
White38.28138.12938.537
Two or more races3.7114.1375.691
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

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
  2014-20152015-20162016-2017
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 37.1237.8833.23
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

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
  2014-20152015-20162016-2017
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 25.3920.0918.84
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

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
  2014-20152015-20162016-2017
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 83.9482.7181.64
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
Unduplicated = Students are able to be in two gap groups

Teacher Quality

Provisionally Licensed Teachers

Provisionally Licensed Teachers
  2016-20172017-2018
Provisional Special Education0%0%
Provisional4%7%
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available

This table reports the percentage of teachers teaching with provisional or provisional special education credentials.

This table provides data on the percentage of classes not taught by teachers meeting the federal definition of highly qualified.

Federal education law defines a highly qualified teacher as a teacher who is fully licensed by the state, has at least a bachelor’s degree, has demonstrated competency in each subject taught, and is teaching in his or her area of endorsement.

Virginia’s licensure regulations – which emphasize content knowledge as well as pedagogy – require new teachers to far exceed the federal highly qualified standard.

Teacher Educational Attainment

Teacher Educational Attainment: 2017-2018

The Virginia Department of Education reports annually on the percentage of teachers with bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degrees in schools, school divisions, and the state by highest degree earned.

Teacher Educational Attainment
  Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctoral Degree Other
2015-201632%66%0%2%
2016-201732%66%0%2%
2017-201830%67%2%1%
LEGEND < = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = No data for group
* = Data not yet available
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