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Pulaski County Senior High

General school information

Category: High (09-12) School
Phone: 540-643-0747
Address: 5414 Cougar Trail Rd Dublin, VA 24084
Principal: Michael L Grim
Superintendent: Dr. Kevin Siers
School Number: 10
Region: 7
Division: Pulaski County Public Schools
Division Number: 77
Division Website (opens new window)

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Accreditation

Assessments

Assessments

Enrollment

Enrollment

College & Career Readiness

College & Career Readiness

Finance

School Finance

Learning Climate

Learning Climate

Teacher Quality

Teacher Quality

ESSA

ESSA

ACCREDITATION

2018 Accreditation Status: Accredited
(School accreditation ratings for 2019 will be released in September.)
Annual Waiver: 2018 through 2020

School Quality Indicators

Academic Achievement

English Level One
Mathematics Level One
Science Level One

Achievement Gaps

EnglishLevel One
MathematicsLevel Two

Student engagement & Outcomes

Chronic Absenteeism Level Two
Dropout Rate Level One
Graduation and Completion 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 Too Small
Hispanic Level One Level One
Students with Disabilities Level Two Level Three
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 5 78 83 17 1 78 79 21 3 72 75 25
Female 5 78 83 17 2 84 86 14 3 75 78 22
Male 4 78 82 18 1 73 74 26 3 70 73 27
American Indian < < < < < < < < < < < <
Asian < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Black 2 58 60 40 - 68 68 32 - 38 38 62
Hispanic - 65 65 35 - 58 58 42 - 70 70 30
White 5 81 86 14 2 80 81 19 4 75 79 21
Two or more races 3 72 75 25 < < < < - 68 68 32
Students with Disabilities - 44 44 56 - 35 35 65 - 27 27 73
Students without Disabilities 6 84 90 10 2 87 88 12 4 83 86 14
Economically Disadvantaged 2 70 72 28 - 70 70 30 2 62 63 37
Not Economically Disadvantaged 7 85 91 9 3 86 89 11 4 79 83 17
English Learners < < < < < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Foster Care < < 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 5 78 83 17 1 78 79 21 3 72 75 25
Female 5 78 83 17 2 84 86 14 3 75 78 22
Male 4 78 82 18 1 73 74 26 3 70 73 27
American Indian < < < < < < < < < < < <
Asian < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Black 2 58 60 40 - 68 68 32 - 38 38 62
Hispanic - 65 65 35 - 58 58 42 - 70 70 30
White 5 81 86 14 2 80 81 19 4 75 79 21
Two or more races 3 72 75 25 < < < < - 68 68 32
Students with Disabilities - 44 44 56 - 35 35 65 - 27 27 73
Students without Disabilities 6 84 90 10 2 87 88 12 4 83 86 14
Economically Disadvantaged 2 70 72 28 - 70 70 30 2 62 63 37
Not Economically Disadvantaged 7 85 91 9 3 86 89 11 4 79 83 17
English Learners < < < < < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Foster Care < < 100 0 < < < <
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
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
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
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
< = 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 5 70 76 24 7 73 80 20 6 72 78 22
Female 5 76 81 19 8 77 86 14 6 78 84 16
Male 5 65 70 30 6 68 74 26 5 66 72 28
American Indian < < < < < < < < < < < <
Asian < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < < <
Black 5 46 51 49 2 65 67 33 - 69 69 31
Hispanic 3 60 63 37 3 68 71 29 4 73 77 23
White 5 73 78 22 8 73 81 19 6 73 79 21
Two or more races 4 75 79 21 3 80 83 17 7 62 69 31
Students with Disabilities 1 40 41 59 1 42 43 57 - 44 44 56
Students without Disabilities 6 77 83 17 8 78 85 15 7 78 84 16
Economically Disadvantaged 4 64 68 32 4 70 74 26 2 68 70 30
Not Economically Disadvantaged 7 77 83 17 9 75 84 16 8 75 83 17
English Learners < < < < < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
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 2 78 80 20 3 75 79 21 1 66 68 32
Female 3 87 91 9 4 82 87 13 2 78 80 20
Male 1 70 71 29 3 70 73 28 1 58 59 41
American Indian < < < < < < 100 0 < < < <
Asian < < 100 0
Black - 40 40 60 - 79 79 21 - 68 68 32
Hispanic 8 75 83 17 8 54 62 38 - 71 71 29
White 2 82 84 16 4 76 80 20 2 67 69 31
Two or more races < < 100 0 - 78 78 22 - 53 53 47
Students with Disabilities 2 46 48 52 - 54 54 46 - 45 45 55
Students without Disabilities 3 88 91 9 4 80 84 16 2 75 77 23
Economically Disadvantaged 3 74 76 24 2 73 75 25 1 65 66 34
Not Economically Disadvantaged 2 84 86 14 5 78 83 17 2 68 70 30
English Learners < < < < < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Geometry Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 4 62 67 33 3 69 73 27 7 75 82 18
Female 5 67 71 29 4 76 80 20 6 77 83 17
Male 4 58 62 38 3 63 66 34 7 73 80 20
American Indian < < 100 0 < < < < < < < <
Asian < < 100 0 < < < <
Black 4 42 46 54 - 37 37 63 - 70 70 30
Hispanic - 53 53 47 - 64 64 36 < < < <
White 5 64 68 32 3 72 75 25 6 78 84 16
Two or more races - 71 71 29 9 73 82 18 6 63 69 31
Students with Disabilities 1 29 30 70 - 27 27 73 - 35 35 65
Students without Disabilities 5 71 76 24 4 77 81 19 7 79 87 13
Economically Disadvantaged 3 53 55 45 1 65 66 34 2 70 72 28
Not Economically Disadvantaged 6 72 78 22 5 73 78 22 9 78 87 13
English Learners < < < < < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 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 11 75 86 14 18 75 93 7 14 79 93 7
Female 8 77 86 14 17 75 92 8 14 79 94 6
Male 14 71 86 14 18 75 94 6 14 78 92 8
American Indian < < < <
Asian < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Black 15 62 77 23 10 90 100 0
Hispanic < < < < < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 10 77 87 13 19 73 92 8 13 79 92 8
Two or more races < < < < < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < < 10 70 80 20 < < < <
Students without Disabilities 11 74 85 15 18 75 94 6 15 79 94 6
Economically Disadvantaged 9 72 81 19 15 76 91 9 10 81 90 10
Not Economically Disadvantaged 12 76 88 12 19 75 94 6 16 78 94 6
English Learners < < 100 0
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Grade 3 Mathematics Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
Grade 4 Mathematics Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
Grade 5 Mathematics Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
Grade 6 Mathematics Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
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
< = 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 11 72 83 17 9 70 78 22 9 67 76 24
Female 11 73 84 16 8 73 80 20 10 68 78 22
Male 11 70 81 19 10 67 77 23 8 66 75 25
American Indian < < < < < < < < < < < <
Asian < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
Black 4 60 65 35 4 48 52 48 - 57 57 43
Hispanic 3 57 60 40 3 68 71 29 5 68 73 27
White 12 73 85 15 10 71 81 19 10 68 78 22
Two or more races 6 67 73 27 2 78 80 20 10 66 76 24
Students with Disabilities 1 39 39 61 1 36 37 63 - 24 24 76
Students without Disabilities 12 77 89 11 10 76 86 14 11 76 87 13
Economically Disadvantaged 8 65 73 27 3 65 67 33 4 61 65 35
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 77 90 10 13 74 88 12 13 72 85 15
English Learners < < < < < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < < < < <
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Biology Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 14 69 83 17 9 68 77 23 13 62 75 25
Female 16 67 83 17 6 73 79 21 15 61 76 24
Male 13 70 83 17 11 63 74 26 11 62 73 27
American Indian < < 100 0 < < < < < < < <
Asian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Black 5 62 67 33 5 47 53 47 - 42 42 58
Hispanic - 73 73 27 8 50 58 42 - 73 73 27
White 16 69 85 15 9 70 80 20 14 62 77 23
Two or more races 7 60 67 33 < < < < 13 63 75 25
Students with Disabilities 2 39 41 59 - 41 41 59 - 22 22 78
Students without Disabilities 17 74 91 9 11 73 84 16 16 70 86 14
Economically Disadvantaged 11 63 73 27 3 64 67 33 5 55 60 40
Not Economically Disadvantaged 18 74 91 9 15 71 87 13 18 66 84 16
English Learners < < < < < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < 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 11 79 91 9 11 77 88 13 - 55 55 45
Female 9 82 92 8 9 77 86 14 < < < <
Male 14 75 90 10 14 76 89 11 < < < <
Asian < < 100 0
Black < < 100 0 8 75 83 17
Hispanic < < < < < < 100 0
White 12 80 92 8 12 75 87 13 < < < <
Two or more races 10 60 70 30 < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < < < < < <
Students without Disabilities 12 80 92 8 11 77 88 13 - 60 60 40
Economically Disadvantaged 14 76 90 10 5 74 79 21 < < < <
Not Economically Disadvantaged 10 81 91 9 13 78 91 9 < < < <
English Learners < < 100 0
Military Connected < < < <
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 7 70 77 23 7 68 75 25 6 74 79 21
Female 6 72 79 21 8 69 77 23 6 77 82 18
Male 7 68 75 25 6 67 73 27 6 71 77 23
American Indian < < < < < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Asian < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
Black 5 42 47 53 - 29 29 71 - 67 67 33
Hispanic 6 47 53 47 - 67 67 33 9 64 73 27
White 7 74 80 20 8 70 78 22 5 75 80 20
Two or more races < < < < 4 74 78 22 7 73 80 20
Students with Disabilities - 38 38 63 - 28 28 72 - 27 27 73
Students without Disabilities 8 78 86 14 9 78 86 14 7 84 90 10
Economically Disadvantaged 3 64 67 33 2 61 63 37 2 67 70 30
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 77 88 12 12 74 85 15 8 79 87 13
English Learners < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 5 Science Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
Grade 8 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 21 64 85 15 18 65 82 18 14 61 75 25
Female 16 67 84 16 16 67 83 17 12 66 78 22
Male 26 62 87 13 20 62 82 18 15 57 73 27
American Indian < < < < < < < < < < < <
Asian < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
Black 11 65 76 24 11 53 64 36 6 44 50 50
Hispanic 17 54 71 29 3 70 73 27 9 41 50 50
White 22 65 87 13 20 65 85 15 15 63 78 22
Two or more races 13 65 77 23 8 63 71 29 14 67 81 19
Students with Disabilities 4 46 50 50 3 47 51 49 1 28 29 71
Students without Disabilities 24 67 91 9 20 67 88 12 16 67 83 17
Economically Disadvantaged 13 64 77 23 11 63 74 26 10 53 63 37
Not Economically Disadvantaged 27 65 92 8 24 66 89 11 16 67 84 16
English Learners < < < < - 20 20 80 < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
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 18 67 84 16 21 65 86 14 4 53 57 43
Female 10 69 79 21 20 65 84 16 3 57 59 41
Male 24 64 88 12 22 65 87 13 6 48 55 45
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian < < 100 0
Black 13 63 75 25 8 63 71 29 < < < <
Hispanic < < < < - 80 80 20 < < < <
White 19 67 86 14 23 66 89 11 5 58 64 36
Two or more races 6 63 69 31 19 44 63 38 < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities - 52 52 48 4 56 60 40 - 20 20 80
Students without Disabilities 21 69 90 10 24 67 91 9 6 62 68 32
Economically Disadvantaged 10 65 75 25 13 66 78 22 - 41 41 59
Not Economically Disadvantaged 23 68 90 10 28 64 92 8 8 64 72 28
English Learners < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0
Foster Care < < < <
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 20 60 80 20 12 62 75 25 11 59 70 30
Female 17 63 80 20 12 64 75 25 11 64 75 25
Male 24 57 81 19 13 61 74 26 11 55 66 34
American Indian < < < < < < < < < < < <
Asian < < 100 0 < < < < < < 100 0
Black 12 47 59 41 - 43 43 57 4 48 52 48
Hispanic < < < < - 53 53 47 7 36 43 57
White 20 62 82 18 14 64 78 22 12 61 73 27
Two or more races < < < < 4 69 73 27 6 65 71 29
Students with Disabilities 6 38 44 56 2 39 41 59 - 27 27 73
Students without Disabilities 24 64 88 12 14 67 82 18 14 66 80 20
Economically Disadvantaged 13 59 72 28 8 55 63 37 7 51 59 41
Not Economically Disadvantaged 29 61 90 10 16 69 84 16 15 65 80 20
English Learners < < < < < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
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 28 67 94 6 23 68 90 10 22 70 92 8
Female 25 68 93 7 16 74 91 9 18 72 90 10
Male 31 65 96 4 31 59 90 10 28 67 95 5
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Asian < < 100 0 < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Black 8 92 100 0 < < < < < < < <
Hispanic < < < < < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 31 64 95 5 23 68 91 9 22 70 92 8
Two or more races < < 100 0 < < < < 24 65 88 12
Students with Disabilities 20 50 70 30 < < < < < < < <
Students without Disabilities 28 68 96 4 23 69 92 8 22 70 92 8
Economically Disadvantaged 18 72 90 10 13 74 87 13 24 65 88 12
Not Economically Disadvantaged 32 64 97 3 29 64 93 7 21 72 93 7
English Learners < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Foster Care < < < <
Civics & Econ Performance 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
VA Studies 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
School---
Division215
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 2016-20172017-20182018-2019
Grade 9303324340
Grade 10347302296
Grade 11361331282
Grade 12348354311
Total Students1,3591,3111,229

< = 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 Students135913111229
Female660627581
Male699684648
American Indian989
Asian445
Black928272
Hispanic364243
White117411091038
Two or more races446662
Students with Disabilities257241216
Students without Disabilities110210701013
Economically Disadvantaged637610521
Not Economically Disadvantaged722701708
English Learners61115
Not English Learners135313001214
Homeless121814
Military Connected887
Foster Care17115
< = 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

School

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 also 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 school-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 School Advanced Diplomas Standard Diplomas Other Diplomas GED's Dropouts Other Non-Graduates
All Students School 152 178 17 6 11 2
Division 152 178 17 6 11 2
State 50983 36029 2739 1053 5386 1766
Female School 89 74 4 2 3 0
Division 89 74 4 2 3 0
State 27838 15825 923 368 1911 652
Male School 63 104 13 4 8 2
Division 63 104 13 4 8 2
State 23145 20204 1816 685 3475 1114
Asian School < < < < 0 <
Division < < < < 0 <
State 5026 1197 70 18 91 37
Black School 8 13 3 0 2 1
Division 8 13 3 0 2 1
State 7955 11098 1113 244 1362 735
Hispanic School < < < < 0 <
Division < < < < 0 <
State 5087 5586 317 107 2168 323
White School 134 150 11 6 8 1
Division 134 150 11 6 8 1
State 30221 16421 1144 621 1576 587
Two or more races School 7 8 2 0 1 0
Division 7 8 2 0 1 0
State 2468 1543 85 58 160 72
Students with Disabilities School 2 40 17 1 5 0
Division 2 40 17 1 5 0
State 1056 6506 2739 138 1106 108
Economically Disadvantaged School 33 92 14 4 9 1
Division 33 92 14 4 9 1
State 10703 17350 1682 461 2633 1087
Homeless School < < < < < <
Division < < < < < <
State 232 694 90 42 303 60
Military Connected School < < < < 0 <
Division < < < < 0 <
State 1941 1109 47 11 38 24
Foster Care School < < < < < <
Division < < < < < <
State 35 175 31 10 57 15
< = 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 Students3663479535497113
Female172167971699832
Male194180931859584
Asian<<100<10000
Black272489259327
Hispanic<<100<10000
White310295953019783
Two or more races181794179416
Students with Disabilities665989609158
Economically Disadvantaged153139911449496
Homeless<<<<<<<
Military Connected<<100<10000
Foster Care<<<<<<<
< = 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 Taken88 / 6.48%94 / 7.17%84 / 6.83%
Advanced Placement Course Enrollment149 / 10.96%194 / 14.8%185 / 15.05%
Dual Enrollment309 / 22.74%277 / 21.13%211 / 17.17%
Governor's School Enrollment16 / 1.18%23 / 1.75%19 / 1.55%
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 StudentsSchool33020338
Division33020338
State85,89957,72533
FemaleSchool16310834
Division16310834
State43,22531,59927
MaleSchool1679543
Division1679543
State42,67426,12639
AsianSchool<<100
Division<<100
State6,0845,29213
BlackSchool211433
Division211433
State18,86811,29840
HispanicSchool<<100
Division<<100
State10,1025,82642
WhiteSchool28417638
Division28417638
State46,44832,34030
Two or more racesSchool15<100
Division15<100
State3,9902,71532
Students with DisabilitiesSchool421564
Division421564
State7,2163,25655
Economically DisadvantagedSchool1255556
Division1255556
State27,32914,19048
American IndianSchool--100
Division--100
State26516737
Native HawaiianSchool--100
Division--100
State1428739
English LearnersSchool--100
Division--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
NOCTI AssessmentsSchool4724-
 Division4724-
 State4,1393,6233,525
State LicensuresSchool2624-
 Division2624-
 State2,4402,2791,881
Industry CertificationSchool151489-
 Division151489-
 State99,894109,275104,601
Workplace ReadinessSchool210126161
 Division210126161
 State30,77542,31350,241
Total Credentials EarnedSchool434663161
 Division434663161
 State137,248157,490160,248
Students Earning One or More CredentialsSchool367527161
 Division367527161
 State109,089126,113128,672
CTE CompletersSchool238232210
 Division238232210
 State42,40440,51641,438
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery ExaminationSchool---
 Division---
 State1,5141,4311,537

< = 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
2015-2016Division3,354.005,973.001,073.00
State6,084.004,849.00812.00
2016-2017Division3,724.006,281.001,017.00
State6,248.005,052.00871.00
2017-2018Division3,685.006,460.001,119.00
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 Students1,0942559903021,012203
Female54511347714048983
Male549142513162523120
American Indian<<<<73
Asian<<<<<<
Black662555295022
Hispanic32928123013
White946212848242873152
Two or more races38848184713
Students with Disabilities183751547816055
Economically Disadvantaged448200383213432161
English Learners<<7477
Homeless118717912
< = 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 36
Offenses Against Staff 10
Weapons Offenses <
Property Offenses <
Other Offenses Against Persons 35
Disorderly or Disruptive Behavior Offenses 148
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Offenses 57
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 Indian0.70.60.9
Asian0.30.3
Black6.8186.312.4
Hispanic2.633.25.2
Native Hawaiian----
White86.473.184.675.1
Two or more races3.2656.4
< = 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 Indian0.70.6
Asian0.30.3
Black6.86.3
Hispanic2.63.2
Native Hawaiian
White86.484.6
Two or more races3.25
< = 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 Indian0.70.6
Asian0.30.3
Black6.86.3
Hispanic2.63.2
Native Hawaiian----
White86.484.6
Two or more races3.25
< = 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 42.84946.3
< = 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 31.350.445.1
< = 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 66.264.866.3
< = 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 School5%0%
Division3.1%0.9%
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
2016-201740%53%1%6%
2017-201840%52%2%6%
2018-201939%51%1%9%
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Every Student Succeeds Act

2018 ESSA Status: Not Identified for Support and Improvement
2018 Accreditation Status: Accredited

ESSA School Quality Indicators Summary

Student GroupEnglish Reading PerformanceMathematics PerformanceEnglish Learner ProgressChronic AbsenteeismFederal Graduation Indicator
All StudentsYesYes-NoYes
AsianTSTS-TS-
BlackTSYes-NoTS
HispanicTSTS-NoTS
WhiteYesYes-NoNo
Economically DisadvantagedYesYes-NoNo
English Learners--TSTS-
Students with DisabilitiesNoYes-NoNo

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 Students80%81%73%75%
Asian<<87%75%
Black52%57%60%75%
Hispanic<83%63%75%
White83%83%81%75%
Economically Disadvantaged66%70%62%75%
English Learners--53%75%
Students with Disabilities33%36%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 Students93%85%74%70%
Asian<<89%70%
Black84%75%60%70%
Hispanic<92%64%70%
White93%86%81%70%
Economically Disadvantaged87%79%63%70%
English Learners--57%70%
Students with Disabilities64%52%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 Students82%
Asian<
Black64%
Hispanic<
White84%
Economically Disadvantaged70%
English Learners-
Students with Disabilities40%

< = 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.

Federal Graduation Indicator

Student GroupCurrent RateAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
All Students84%84%84%
Asian-90%84%
Black76%82%84%
Hispanic<81%84%
White85%86%84%
Economically Disadvantaged71%78%84%
English Learners-65%84%
Students with Disabilities49%56%84%
Homeless<--
Foster Care<--

< = 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 Students23%20%9%10%
Asian<7%5%10%
Black35%28%9%10%
Hispanic30%24%9%10%
White22%19%9%10%
Economically Disadvantaged36%31%13%10%
English Learners36%25%8%10%
Students with Disabilities34%29%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 Students96%97%95%
Asian<<<
Black92%96%92%
Hispanic<<<
White96%97%96%
Economically Disadvantaged92%94%91%
Not Economically Disadvantaged99%99%-
English Learners---
Students with Disabilities83%88%83%
Students without Disabilities98%99%-
Female98%97%-
Male94%97%-
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).
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