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John Adams Elementary

General school information

Category: Elementary (PK-05) School
Phone: 703-824-6970
Address: 5651 Rayburn Ave Alexandria, VA 22311
Principal: Ginja Canton
Superintendent: Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr.
School Number: 230
Region: 4
Division: Alexandria City Public Schools
Division Number: 101
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Accreditation

Assessments

Assessments

Enrollment

Enrollment

Finance

School Finance

Learning Climate

Learning Climate

Teacher Quality

Teacher Quality

ESSA

Every Student Succeeds Act

School Readiness

School Readiness

ACCREDITATION

2019 Accreditation Status: Accredited
Accreditation Status Last Year: Accredited

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 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 25 44 69 31 13 49 63 37 13 51 64 36
Female 28 44 72 28 17 53 69 31 16 55 71 29
Male 22 44 66 34 10 46 56 44 10 48 58 42
Asian 44 31 75 25 15 47 62 38 14 46 59 41
Black 20 51 72 28 18 53 71 29 16 54 70 30
Hispanic 23 40 63 37 8 51 58 42 10 51 60 40
White 35 44 79 21 18 39 58 42 16 51 67 33
Two or more races 9 55 64 36 10 50 60 40 < < < <
Students with Disabilities 41 15 56 44 22 8 30 70 21 14 35 65
Students without Disabilities 24 47 71 29 12 53 66 34 12 56 68 32
Economically Disadvantaged 25 43 68 32 12 48 59 41 13 48 61 39
Not Economically Disadvantaged 26 48 75 25 19 55 74 26 12 61 72 28
English Learners 25 42 67 33 5 38 43 57 5 42 47 53
Homeless < < < < < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < <
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 19 46 65 35 11 43 54 46 8 51 59 41
Female 16 53 69 31 20 45 64 36 8 58 66 34
Male 23 38 61 39 4 42 46 54 8 45 54 46
Asian 31 23 54 46 17 42 58 42 - 64 64 36
Black 10 63 73 27 6 47 53 47 18 54 72 28
Hispanic 22 35 57 43 5 47 53 47 3 47 51 49
White 29 48 76 24 23 31 54 46 10 45 55 45
Two or more races < < < < < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities 38 13 50 50 18 - 18 82 20 20 40 60
Students without Disabilities 17 50 67 33 10 47 57 43 6 56 63 37
Economically Disadvantaged 21 43 65 35 7 41 48 52 8 50 58 42
Not Economically Disadvantaged 10 55 66 34 19 50 69 31 10 53 63 37
English Learners 21 44 65 35 4 40 43 57 4 43 47 53
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < <
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 30 39 69 31 13 52 65 35 12 54 66 34
Female 34 38 72 28 17 53 71 29 21 56 77 23
Male 25 41 66 34 7 51 59 41 6 52 58 42
Asian 46 38 85 15 18 36 55 45 14 43 57 43
Black 21 40 62 38 17 57 74 26 12 56 68 32
Hispanic 29 40 69 31 8 54 63 37 11 53 64 36
White 38 38 76 24 14 45 59 41 15 60 75 25
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities 50 14 64 36 23 15 38 62 30 - 30 70
Students without Disabilities 28 42 70 30 12 56 68 32 11 59 70 30
Economically Disadvantaged 30 38 68 32 14 50 63 37 11 50 61 39
Not Economically Disadvantaged 31 44 75 25 9 63 72 28 15 64 79 21
English Learners 33 36 68 32 4 44 49 51 8 45 52 48
Homeless < < 100 0 < < < <
Military Connected < < < <
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 28 47 75 25 16 52 69 31 18 50 67 33
Female 37 39 76 24 14 58 71 29 20 52 71 29
Male 19 55 74 26 20 45 65 35 15 47 63 37
Asian < < 100 0 9 64 73 27 25 33 58 42
Black 31 50 81 19 25 54 79 21 16 53 68 32
Hispanic 15 48 63 38 9 51 60 40 16 52 68 32
White 38 45 83 17 17 44 61 39 22 48 70 30
Two or more races < < < < < < < < < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < 23 8 31 69 15 15 31 69
Students without Disabilities 28 49 77 23 16 57 72 28 18 54 71 29
Economically Disadvantaged 25 47 72 28 13 52 65 35 20 45 65 35
Not Economically Disadvantaged 34 47 82 18 26 53 79 21 10 65 74 26
English Learners 21 47 68 32 8 25 33 68 4 38 42 58
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
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
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
EOC English Reading 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

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
Grade 8 Writing Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
EOC Writing 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

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 10 48 58 42 15 47 62 38 14 64 78 22
Female 8 50 58 42 13 49 62 38 15 64 78 22
Male 12 46 58 42 18 44 62 38 14 64 77 23
Asian 24 41 65 35 17 49 66 34 24 50 74 26
Black 13 57 70 30 18 53 71 29 12 67 79 21
Hispanic 4 37 41 59 10 45 55 45 11 66 77 23
White 13 58 70 30 24 38 62 38 19 60 79 21
Two or more races - 55 55 45 10 50 60 40 < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities 22 16 38 62 16 27 43 57 16 33 49 51
Students without Disabilities 9 51 60 40 15 49 64 36 14 68 82 18
Economically Disadvantaged 9 45 54 46 13 46 60 40 12 66 78 22
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 57 70 30 21 50 71 29 21 57 77 23
English Learners 8 45 53 47 11 36 47 54 6 66 72 29
Homeless < < < < < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < <
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 9 41 50 50 8 43 52 48 10 65 75 25
Female 4 42 45 55 14 45 59 41 7 70 77 23
Male 14 41 55 45 4 42 46 54 13 61 73 27
Asian 29 21 50 50 8 33 42 58 18 64 82 18
Black 10 54 65 35 9 48 58 42 15 68 83 18
Hispanic 5 29 33 67 5 37 42 58 5 63 68 32
White 9 59 68 32 16 48 64 36 10 65 75 25
Two or more races < < < < < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities 19 13 31 69 18 9 27 73 5 40 45 55
Students without Disabilities 8 45 53 47 7 46 54 46 11 69 80 20
Economically Disadvantaged 8 39 47 53 8 39 47 53 11 64 75 25
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 50 63 37 8 56 64 36 6 68 74 26
English Learners 7 41 48 52 5 32 37 63 5 67 72 28
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < <
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 17 52 69 31 29 45 73 27 14 70 83 17
Female 14 57 71 29 22 49 71 29 23 63 85 15
Male 21 45 66 34 36 40 76 24 7 75 82 18
Asian 29 50 79 21 30 40 70 30 - 75 75 25
Black 24 59 84 16 33 46 78 22 15 59 74 26
Hispanic 4 47 51 49 23 51 74 26 13 75 87 13
White 30 45 75 25 36 36 72 28 25 65 90 10
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities 36 21 57 43 15 38 54 46 30 20 50 50
Students without Disabilities 15 55 70 30 30 45 75 25 12 74 87 13
Economically Disadvantaged 15 51 66 34 23 50 72 28 9 76 84 16
Not Economically Disadvantaged 25 53 78 22 50 28 78 22 27 55 82 18
English Learners 15 48 63 37 18 45 64 36 6 74 80 20
Homeless < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Military Connected < < < <
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 2 40 43 57 7 49 56 44 12 61 73 27
Female 5 34 39 61 3 49 51 49 12 62 74 26
Male - 45 45 55 12 50 62 38 12 60 72 28
Asian < < < < 20 60 80 20 33 25 58 42
Black - 44 44 56 9 57 66 34 3 75 78 22
Hispanic 3 33 35 65 2 48 50 50 13 60 73 27
White 5 47 53 47 13 20 33 67 10 60 70 30
Two or more races < < < < < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < 18 18 36 64 23 31 54 46
Students without Disabilities 2 43 45 55 6 52 58 42 11 65 75 25
Economically Disadvantaged 1 38 39 61 7 48 55 45 9 64 73 27
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 48 52 48 8 54 62 38 20 53 73 27
English Learners 1 38 39 61 7 26 33 67 6 54 60 40
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 4 93 96 4 24 76 100 0 77 23 100 0
Female - 100 100 0 < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Male 9 82 91 9 < < 100 0 70 30 100 0
Asian < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Black 8 85 92 8 27 73 100 0 < < 100 0
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White - 100 100 0 < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Students without Disabilities 4 93 96 4 27 73 100 0 77 23 100 0
Economically Disadvantaged 8 92 100 0 < < 100 0 70 30 100 0
Not Economically Disadvantaged - 93 93 7 < < 100 0 < < 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
Grade 8 Mathematics Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
Algebra I Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
Geometry Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
Algebra II 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

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 15 50 65 35 7 55 62 38 18 56 74 26
Female 21 49 70 30 5 53 58 43 14 61 74 26
Male 11 50 61 39 10 59 69 31 24 51 75 25
Asian < < < < 8 67 75 25 25 58 83 17
Black 20 54 73 27 11 59 70 30 24 42 66 34
Hispanic 5 50 55 45 2 51 53 47 12 66 78 22
White 24 45 69 31 11 50 61 39 17 57 74 26
Two or more races < < < < < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < 23 23 46 54 15 23 38 62
Students without Disabilities 16 52 68 32 5 59 64 36 19 60 79 21
Economically Disadvantaged 10 49 58 42 7 54 61 39 19 51 70 30
Not Economically Disadvantaged 28 51 79 21 9 59 68 32 16 71 87 13
English Learners 6 49 56 44 7 27 34 66 4 54 58 42
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 15 50 65 35 7 55 62 38 18 56 74 26
Female 21 49 70 30 5 53 58 43 14 61 74 26
Male 11 50 61 39 10 59 69 31 24 51 75 25
Asian < < < < 8 67 75 25 25 58 83 17
Black 20 54 73 27 11 59 70 30 24 42 66 34
Hispanic 5 50 55 45 2 51 53 47 12 66 78 22
White 24 45 69 31 11 50 61 39 17 57 74 26
Two or more races < < < < < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < 23 23 46 54 15 23 38 62
Students without Disabilities 16 52 68 32 5 59 64 36 19 60 79 21
Economically Disadvantaged 10 49 58 42 7 54 61 39 19 51 70 30
Not Economically Disadvantaged 28 51 79 21 9 59 68 32 16 71 87 13
English Learners 6 49 56 44 7 27 34 66 4 54 58 42
Grade 8 Science Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
Biology Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
Chemistry Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
Earth Science 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

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 31 56 87 13 42 49 91 9 45 50 95 5
Female 28 57 85 15 38 48 86 14 56 44 100 0
Male 34 56 90 10 46 50 96 4 35 55 90 10
Asian < < < < < < < < < < 100 0
Black 35 51 86 14 40 55 95 5 19 69 88 13
Hispanic 27 58 85 15 42 56 97 3 50 45 95 5
White 27 67 93 7 39 39 78 22 57 43 100 0
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < < < 100 0
Students without Disabilities 29 59 88 12 41 49 91 9 46 49 95 5
Economically Disadvantaged 23 65 88 12 41 52 92 8 41 53 94 6
Not Economically Disadvantaged 52 32 84 16 45 41 86 14 50 46 96 4
English Learners 29 60 89 11 30 59 89 11 50 50 100 0
Military Connected < < < <
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 31 56 87 13 40 50 90 10 45 50 95 5
Female 29 55 84 16 35 50 85 15 56 44 100 0
Male 33 58 90 10 45 51 96 4 35 55 90 10
Asian < < < < < < < < < < 100 0
Black 33 52 86 14 39 56 95 5 19 69 88 13
Hispanic 28 56 84 16 40 57 97 3 50 45 95 5
White 29 64 93 7 39 39 78 22 57 43 100 0
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < < < 100 0
Students without Disabilities 29 59 88 12 41 49 91 9 46 49 95 5
Economically Disadvantaged 23 65 88 12 38 54 92 8 41 53 94 6
Not Economically Disadvantaged 52 32 84 16 45 41 86 14 50 46 96 4
English Learners 28 60 88 12 26 63 89 11 50 50 100 0
Military Connected < < < <
VA & US History Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
World History I Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
World History II Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
Civics & Econ Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
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
School351614
Division256165186
State4,2272,7623,719
Number of Recently Arrived English Language Learners Exempted From State Reading Assessments

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.

Enrollment

Fall Membership by Grade

Grade 2017-20182018-20192019-2020
Pre-kindergarten1651814
Kindergarten163121119
Grade 1131123108
Grade 2154106108
Grade 314212798
Grade 4146122122
Grade 5148127115
Total Students1,049744684

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

Fall Membership by Subgroups

2019 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 2017-20182018-20192019-2020
All Students1049744684
Female477352340
Male572392344
American Indian112
Asian1038569
Black342199180
Hispanic382304290
Native Hawaiian11-
White200141129
Two or more races201314
Students with Disabilities1828371
Students without Disabilities867661613
Economically Disadvantaged758535489
Not Economically Disadvantaged291209195
English Learners595511463
Not English Learners454233221
Homeless277
Military Connected2218
< = 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
2015-2016Division13,483.002,721.00888.00
State6,084.004,849.00812.00
2016-2017Division13,772.002,737.001,024.00
State6,248.005,052.00871.00
2017-2018Division13,822.002,949.001,047.00
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 Students809788028366560
Female398373864732329
Male411414163634231
American Indian----<<
Asian6911668736
Black269162691717616
Hispanic299322964527630
Native Hawaiian--<<--
White14717152121306
Two or more races25218192
Students with Disabilities801780166813
Economically Disadvantaged597576096449451
English Learners551465705248338
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

2018-2019 Offenses
  Number of Offenses
Disorderly or Disruptive Behavior Offenses 11
Other Offenses Against Persons <
Offenses Against Staff <
Offenses Against Student 43

< = 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
  2016-20172017-20182018-2019
Subgroup % Population% Short-Term Suspensions% Population% Short-Term Suspensions% Population% Short-Term Suspensions
American Indian--0.10.1
Asian9.39.911.4
Black3435.732.966.726.737.5
Hispanic34.47.136.840.925
Native Hawaiian0.30.10.1
White21.214.319.31912.5
Two or more races2.942.91.933.31.725
< = 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
  2016-20172017-20182018-2019
Subgroup % Population% Long-Term Suspensions% Population% Long-Term Suspensions% Population% Long-Term Suspensions
American Indian0.10.1
Asian9.39.911.4
Black3432.926.7
Hispanic34.436.840.9
Native Hawaiian0.30.10.1
White21.219.319
Two or more races2.91.91.7
< = 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
  2016-20172017-20182018-2019
Subgroup % Population% Expulsions% Population% Expulsions% Population% Expulsions
American Indian--0.10.1
Asian9.39.911.4
Black3432.926.7
Hispanic34.436.840.9
Native Hawaiian0.30.10.1
White21.219.319
Two or more races2.91.91.7
< = 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 70.474.173.1
< = 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 34.134.837.5
< = 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 84.98480.7
< = 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

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
This School7%3.5%
Division6.6%1%
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
2016-201717%78%3%2%
2017-201816%79%2%3%
2018-201920%79%2%-1%
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Every Student Succeeds Act

2019 ESSA Status: Not Identified for Support and Improvement
2019 Accreditation Status: Accredited

ESSA School Quality Indicators Summary

Student GroupEnglish Reading PerformanceMathematics PerformanceEnglish Learner ProgressChronic AbsenteeismFederal Graduation Indicator
All StudentsNoYes-Yes-
AsianNoNo-Yes-
BlackYesYes-Yes-
HispanicNoYes-Yes-
WhiteNoNo-Yes-
Economically DisadvantagedNoYes-Yes-
English LearnersYesYesYesYes-
Students with DisabilitiesNoYes-Yes-

Yes = Annual target met
Yes - CP = Annual target met and improved from previous year
Yes - No CP = Annual target met and did not improve from previous year
No = Annual target not met
TS = Too few students to evaluate
— = Not applicable or no students

The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) requires states to set annual and long-term targets for raising the achievement of all students. Virginia schools are focused on the following school quality indicators in meeting the objectives of the federal law:
  • Reading performance — percentage of students in the school passing state tests in reading
  • Mathematics performance — percentage of students in the school passing state tests in mathematics
  • Growth in reading and mathematics — percentage of students in the school either passing state tests in reading and mathematics or making significant progress toward passing
  • English learner progress — percentage of English learners making progress toward English-language proficiency
  • Chronic absenteeism — percentage of students missing 10 percent or more of the school year, regardless of reason (students receiving homebound and home-based instruction excluded)
  • Federal Graduation Indicator — percentage of students graduating within four years of entering the ninth grade with a Standard Diploma or Advanced Studies Diploma
More information about ESSA implementation in Virginia is available on the Virginia Department of Education website. Detailed state assessment results — including results by test type and student groups — are available on VDOE’s Test Results Build-A-Table data tool.

ESSA Annual Targets and Long-Term Goals: Reading

Student GroupCurrent RateThree-Year RateAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
All Students64%65%73%75%
Asian59%66%87%75%
Black70%70%60%75%
Hispanic60%60%63%75%
White68%68%81%75%
Economically Disadvantaged62%63%62%75%
English Learners60%62%53%75%
Students with Disabilities35%40%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 Students77%64%74%70%
Asian74%66%89%70%
Black80%71%60%70%
Hispanic76%57%64%70%
White78%68%81%70%
Economically Disadvantaged78%62%63%70%
English Learners77%61%57%70%
Students with Disabilities49%43%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 Students74%
Asian83%
Black66%
Hispanic75%
White77%
Economically Disadvantaged69%
English Learners73%
Students with Disabilities38%

< = 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 Students72%81%
Asian65%74%
Black77%85%
Hispanic69%80%
White74%80%
Economically Disadvantaged69%81%
English Learners68%80%
Students with Disabilities51%60%

< = 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.

Chronic Absenteeism

Student GroupCurrent RateThree-Year RateAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
All Students8%9%9%10%
Asian8%11%5%10%
Black8%6%9%10%
Hispanic10%11%9%10%
White4%8%9%10%
Economically Disadvantaged9%9%13%10%
English Learners7%8%8%10%
Students with Disabilities16%17%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 Progress56%46%58%
English Learner Proficiency13%--

< = 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 Progress17932156%
English Learner Proficiency5745313%

ESSA Participation Rates

Student GroupEnglish Reading ParticipationMathematics ParticipationScience Participation
All Students100%100%100%
Asian100%100%100%
Black100%100%100%
Hispanic100%100%100%
White100%100%100%
Economically Disadvantaged100%100%100%
Not Economically Disadvantaged100%100%100%
English Learners100%100%100%
Students with Disabilities100%100%100%
Students without Disabilities100%100%100%
Female100%100%100%
Male100%100%100%
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 With Public Preschool Experience
Public Preschool​
School 41%
Division 30%
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​​​
School 69%
Division 80%
State 81%
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