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Buena Vista City Public Schools

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Division: Buena Vista City Public Schools
Division Number: 103
Address: 2329 Chestnut Ave., Suite A Buena Vista, VA 24416-2621
Superintendent: Dr. Tony Francis
Region: 5
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User note: Updated information for some School Quality Profile reports is not available due to the closure of schools in 2019-2020 and the continuing impact of COVID-19 on Virginia schools during the 2020-2021 school year.

Accreditation

Annual accreditation is waived for all Virginia public schools for the 2021-2022 school year due to the continuing impact of the of COVID-19 pandemic on schools and students.

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Assessments

Student Achievement by Proficiency Level

Reading Performance: All Students

2020-2021 reading results reflect reduced student participation in state reading assessments due to COVID-19. Reading results for 2019-2020 are not available due to the closure of schools and cancellation of state assessments. The wide variations in participation rates and learning conditions should be taken into consideration when reviewing 2020-2021 data.

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.
English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 10 63 73 27 5 63 68 32
Female 10 67 77 23 6 68 74 26
Male 9 60 69 31 4 58 62 38
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Black 4 77 81 19 4 46 50 50
Hispanic < < < < < < < <
White 10 62 72 28 5 64 69 31
Multiple Races 15 62 77 23 - 64 64 36
Students with Disabilities 5 32 37 63 5 35 39 61
Students without Disabilities 10 70 80 20 5 68 73 27
Economically Disadvantaged 6 61 66 34 3 58 61 39
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 65 78 22 7 66 73 27
Homeless < < < < < < 100 0
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 3 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 18 47 65 35 3 55 58 42
Female 19 52 71 29 3 56 59 41
Male 15 42 58 42 3 55 58 42
American Indian < < 100 0
Black < < < < < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < <
White 18 47 65 35 4 55 59 41
Multiple Races < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < - 17 17 83
Students without Disabilities 17 52 69 31 4 64 68 32
Economically Disadvantaged 13 45 58 42 - 59 59 41
Not Economically Disadvantaged 23 50 73 27 6 52 58 42
Grade 4 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 3 74 78 22 5 62 67 33
Female 5 84 89 11 4 70 74 26
Male 3 69 72 28 6 56 63 38
American Indian < < < <
Black < < 100 0 < < < <
White 4 73 76 24 7 62 69 31
Multiple Races < < < < < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < 10 40 50 50
Students without Disabilities 4 78 82 18 4 67 71 29
Economically Disadvantaged 4 62 65 35 6 61 68 32
Not Economically Disadvantaged 3 84 88 13 4 63 67 33
Homeless < < 100 0
Foster Care < < < <
Grade 5 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 17 62 79 21 11 54 66 34
Female 19 59 78 22 13 63 77 23
Male 16 65 81 19 10 45 55 45
Black < < 100 0 < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0
White 17 60 77 23 11 53 64 36
Multiple Races < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities - 50 50 50 20 30 50 50
Students without Disabilities 21 65 85 15 10 59 69 31
Economically Disadvantaged 8 68 76 24 10 53 63 37
Not Economically Disadvantaged 24 58 82 18 13 55 68 32
Grade 6 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 10 61 70 30 6 73 79 21
Female 4 69 73 27 13 70 83 17
Male 14 54 69 31 3 75 78 23
American Indian < < < <
Black < < 100 0 < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0
White 11 58 69 31 7 74 81 19
Students with Disabilities < < < < - 40 40 60
Students without Disabilities 11 67 78 22 8 79 87 13
Economically Disadvantaged 11 61 71 29 - 67 67 33
Not Economically Disadvantaged 9 61 70 30 11 78 89 11
Grade 7 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 12 63 76 24 3 73 76 24
Female 10 57 67 33 3 83 87 13
Male 14 68 82 18 3 64 67 33
Black < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Hispanic < < < < < < < <
White 14 62 76 24 4 75 79 21
Multiple Races < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities - 42 42 58 - 58 58 42
Students without Disabilities 16 70 86 14 4 76 80 20
Economically Disadvantaged - 78 78 22 - 62 62 38
Not Economically Disadvantaged 19 55 74 26 6 82 88 12
Homeless < < 100 0
Grade 8 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 4 63 67 33 3 43 47 53
Female 3 74 77 23 4 56 60 40
Male 5 53 58 43 3 34 37 63
American Indian < < < <
Black < < < < < < < <
White 4 59 64 36 4 48 52 48
Multiple Races < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities 6 18 24 76 < < < <
Students without Disabilities 3 76 79 21 4 47 51 49
Economically Disadvantaged 2 56 58 42 - 44 44 56
Not Economically Disadvantaged 6 74 81 19 6 42 48 52
EOC English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 5 71 76 24 1 76 78 22
Female 9 78 87 13 3 75 78 22
Male 3 66 69 31 - 77 77 23
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Black < < < < < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0
White 4 73 76 24 2 77 79 21
Multiple Races < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities 10 30 40 60 < < < <
Students without Disabilities 4 79 83 17 2 79 81 19
Economically Disadvantaged - 71 71 29 - 61 61 39
Not Economically Disadvantaged 7 71 78 22 2 82 84 16
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Writing Performance: All Students

2020-2021 writing results are not reported due to the widespread use of local writing assessments because of the continuing impact of COVID-19 on schools. Writing results for 2019-2020 are not available due to the closure of schools and cancellation of state assessments.

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.
English Writing Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 45 53 47
Female 11 57 69 31
Male 6 35 41 59
American Indian < < 100 0
Black < < < <
Hispanic < < < <
White 7 45 52 48
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities 4 4 8 92
Students without Disabilities 9 54 63 37
Economically Disadvantaged 6 37 43 57
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 51 62 38
EOC Writing Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 11 52 63 37
Female 13 67 79 21
Male 10 44 54 46
American Indian < < 100 0
Black < < < <
White 10 53 63 37
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < <
Students without Disabilities 13 59 71 29
Economically Disadvantaged 10 55 65 35
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 51 62 38
Grade 8 Writing Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
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

2020-2021 mathematics results reflect reduced student participation in state mathematics assessments due to COVID-19. Mathematics results for 2019-2020 are not available due to the closure of schools and cancellation of state assessments. The wide variations in participation rates and learning conditions should be taken into consideration when reviewing 2020-2021 data.

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.
Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 9 73 82 18 3 50 53 47
Female 8 75 83 17 3 51 55 45
Male 10 71 81 19 3 49 52 48
American Indian < < 100 0 < < < <
Black 13 67 80 20 4 36 39 61
Hispanic - 82 82 18 - 50 50 50
White 9 73 82 18 3 52 56 44
Multiple Races 7 67 73 27 - 39 39 61
Students with Disabilities 4 46 50 50 5 32 37 63
Students without Disabilities 10 78 87 13 3 54 57 43
Economically Disadvantaged 8 69 76 24 1 43 45 55
Not Economically Disadvantaged 10 77 86 14 5 56 60 40
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 3 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 16 65 81 19 2 59 61 39
Female 13 58 71 29 3 60 63 37
Male 19 73 92 8 - 58 58 42
Black < < < < < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < <
White 16 65 82 18 2 62 64 36
Multiple Races < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < - 42 42 58
Students without Disabilities 15 73 88 13 2 63 65 35
Economically Disadvantaged 19 65 84 16 - 43 43 57
Not Economically Disadvantaged 12 65 77 23 3 77 81 19
Grade 4 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 17 73 90 10 6 33 39 61
Female 5 89 95 5 5 36 41 59
Male 22 66 88 12 6 31 38 63
American Indian < < < <
Black < < 100 0 < < < <
White 18 75 92 8 7 39 45 55
Multiple Races < < < < < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < 30 - 30 70
Students without Disabilities 18 75 92 8 - 41 41 59
Economically Disadvantaged 14 68 82 18 7 23 30 70
Not Economically Disadvantaged 19 78 97 3 4 46 50 50
Homeless < < < <
Foster Care < < < <
Grade 5 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 9 76 84 16 7 52 58 42
Female 7 81 89 11 7 43 50 50
Male 10 71 81 19 7 60 67 33
Black < < < < < < < <
Hispanic < < < <
White 8 81 89 11 6 52 58 42
Multiple Races < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities - 60 60 40 10 30 40 60
Students without Disabilities 10 79 90 10 6 56 62 38
Economically Disadvantaged - 76 76 24 3 48 52 48
Not Economically Disadvantaged 15 76 91 9 10 55 65 35
Grade 6 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 13 69 82 18 5 70 75 25
Female 19 58 77 23 9 73 82 18
Male 9 77 86 14 3 69 72 28
American Indian < < < <
Black < < 100 0 < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0
White 13 69 82 18 5 73 78 22
Multiple Races < < < < < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < - 50 50 50
Students without Disabilities 15 74 89 11 6 75 80 20
Economically Disadvantaged 18 61 79 21 - 65 65 35
Not Economically Disadvantaged 9 76 85 15 9 74 83 17
Grade 7 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 84 92 8 2 71 73 27
Female 14 71 86 14 - 79 79 21
Male 4 93 96 4 3 64 67 33
Black < < 100 0 < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < <
White 10 81 90 10 2 76 78 22
Multiple Races < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities - 67 67 33 - 45 45 55
Students without Disabilities 11 89 100 0 2 76 78 22
Economically Disadvantaged - 94 94 6 - 61 61 39
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 77 90 10 3 79 82 18
Grade 8 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 55 57 43 - 18 18 82
Female 3 68 71 29 - 16 16 84
Male - 44 44 56 - 19 19 81
American Indian < < < <
Black < < < < < < < <
White - 55 55 45 - 18 18 82
Multiple Races < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities - 18 18 82 < < < <
Students without Disabilities 2 69 71 29 - 20 20 80
Economically Disadvantaged 2 53 56 44 - 19 19 81
Not Economically Disadvantaged - 60 60 40 - 16 16 84
Algebra I Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students - 87 87 13 1 45 46 54
Female - 97 97 3 - 48 48 52
Male - 77 77 23 2 43 45 55
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Black < < 100 0 < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < <
White - 85 85 15 2 42 44 56
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < - 33 33 67
Students without Disabilities - 87 87 13 2 48 50 50
Economically Disadvantaged - 85 85 15 - 46 46 54
Not Economically Disadvantaged - 89 89 11 2 44 47 53
Geometry Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 9 76 85 15 8 46 54 46
Female 7 77 84 16 < < < <
Male 11 75 86 14 < < < <
Black < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Hispanic < < 100 0
White 10 75 85 15 8 42 50 50
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < <
Students without Disabilities 9 78 87 13 8 46 54 46
Economically Disadvantaged 4 74 78 22 < < < <
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 77 88 12 < < < <
Algebra II Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 5 79 84 16 < < < <
Female - 90 90 10 < < < <
Male < < < < < < < <
American Indian < < 100 0
Black < < < <
White 6 75 81 19 < < < <
Multiple Races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < 100 0
Students without Disabilities 5 79 84 16 < < < <
Economically Disadvantaged < < < <
Not Economically Disadvantaged 6 83 89 11 < < < <
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Science Performance: All Students

2020-2021 science results reflect reduced student participation in state science assessments due to COVID-19. Science results for 2019-2020 are not available due to the closure of schools and cancellation of state assessments. The wide variations in participation rates and learning conditions should be taken into consideration when reviewing 2020-2021 data.

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.
Science Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 9 67 76 24 3 40 43 57
Female 7 76 83 17 3 38 41 59
Male 11 59 70 30 2 41 44 56
American Indian < < 100 0 < < < <
Black - 75 75 25 5 47 53 47
Hispanic < < < < < < < <
White 9 67 76 24 3 41 44 56
Multiple Races < < < < < < < <
Students with Disabilities 4 29 33 67 4 10 14 86
Students without Disabilities 10 74 85 15 3 47 50 50
Economically Disadvantaged 5 62 67 33 1 36 37 63
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 71 84 16 4 43 47 53
Grade 5 Science Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 26 60 86 14 3 49 52 48
Female 15 74 89 11 7 50 57 43
Male 35 48 84 16 - 48 48 52
Black < < 100 0 < < < <
Hispanic < < < <
White 26 60 87 13 2 51 53 47
Multiple Races < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities 10 40 50 50 10 20 30 70
Students without Disabilities 29 65 94 6 2 55 57 43
Economically Disadvantaged 20 60 80 20 3 47 50 50
Not Economically Disadvantaged 30 61 91 9 3 52 55 45
Grade 8 Science Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 60 62 38 3 38 41 59
Female 3 69 72 28 4 31 35 65
Male - 52 52 48 3 43 46 54
American Indian < < < <
Black < < < < < < < <
White 2 58 60 40 4 40 43 57
Multiple Races < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities 6 19 25 75 < < < <
Students without Disabilities - 73 73 27 4 43 47 53
Economically Disadvantaged 2 53 56 44 - 28 28 72
Not Economically Disadvantaged - 75 75 25 6 47 53 47
Biology Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 71 79 21 2 33 34 66
Female 7 76 83 17 - 33 33 67
Male 8 67 76 24 3 32 35 65
Black < < < < < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0
White 7 72 79 21 2 33 35 65
Multiple Races < < 100 0 < < < <
Students with Disabilities - 27 27 73 - 14 14 86
Students without Disabilities 9 78 86 14 2 38 40 60
Economically Disadvantaged 3 70 73 27 - 30 30 70
Not Economically Disadvantaged 10 72 83 17 3 35 38 62
Chemistry Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 10 65 75 25 < < < <
Female 17 67 83 17 < < < <
Male < < < <
Black < < 100 0
White 11 63 74 26 < < < <
Students without Disabilities 10 65 75 25 < < < <
Economically Disadvantaged < < < <
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 63 75 25 < < < <
Earth Science Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 80 82 18 3 40 44 56
Female - 88 88 12 3 38 41 59
Male 6 67 72 28 3 42 45 55
Black < < < < < < 100 0
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < <
White 3 82 84 16 4 43 46 54
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < 6 6 11 89
Students without Disabilities 3 86 89 11 2 55 57 43
Economically Disadvantaged - 68 68 32 - 39 39 61
Not Economically Disadvantaged 5 91 95 5 5 41 46 54
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

History Performance: All Students

2020-2021 history results are not reported due to the widespread use of local history assessments because of the continuing impact of COVID-19 on schools. History results for 2019-2020 are not available due to the closure of schools and cancellation of state assessments.

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.
History Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 13 59 72 28
Female 8 59 67 33
Male 18 59 77 23
American Indian < < < <
Black 12 59 71 29
Hispanic < < < <
White 14 58 72 28
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities 6 38 44 56
Students without Disabilities 14 63 77 23
Economically Disadvantaged 10 52 62 38
Not Economically Disadvantaged 15 64 79 21
VA & US History Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 3 67 70 30
Female 2 60 63 38
Male 4 73 77 23
American Indian < < 100 0
Black < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0
White 3 66 69 31
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities - 50 50 50
Students without Disabilities 4 70 73 27
Economically Disadvantaged - 70 70 30
Not Economically Disadvantaged 5 65 70 30
World History I Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 3 55 58 42
Female - 60 60 40
Male 5 51 56 44
Black < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0
White 3 53 56 44
Multiple Races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < <
Students without Disabilities 3 61 64 36
Economically Disadvantaged - 50 50 50
Not Economically Disadvantaged 7 63 70 30
World History II Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 13 53 66 34
Female 11 54 64 36
Male 16 53 68 32
American Indian < < < <
Black < < < <
Hispanic < < < <
White 15 55 70 30
Multiple Races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < <
Students without Disabilities 15 59 73 27
Economically Disadvantaged 6 38 44 56
Not Economically Disadvantaged 16 61 77 23
Geography Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 77 85 15
Female < < < <
Male < < 100 0
White 8 77 85 15
Students without Disabilities 8 77 85 15
Economically Disadvantaged < < < <
Not Economically Disadvantaged 9 82 91 9
Civics & Econ Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
VA Studies Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
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

2018-20192020-2021
Division1-
State3,7191,324
Number of Recently Arrived English Language Learners Exempted From State Reading Assessments

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

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

NAEP Participation Rate

Student Group Virginia Participation Rate

Virginia Alternate Assessment Program Participation Rates

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

Fall Membership by Grade

Grade 2018-20192019-20202020-2021
Pre-kindergarten335034
Kindergarten726284
Grade 1706161
Grade 2576564
Grade 3605566
Grade 4635558
Grade 5606762
Grade 6626371
Grade 7526271
Grade 8785768
Grade 9778065
Grade 10748176
Grade 11607564
Grade 121006272
Total Students918895916

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

Fall Membership by Subgroups

2020 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 2018-20192019-20202020-2021
All Students918895916
Female431410417
Male487485499
American Indian9610
Black514649
Hispanic172021
Native Hawaiian12-
White805780793
Multiple Races354143
Students with Disabilities172167182
Students without Disabilities746728734
Economically Disadvantaged400375424
Not Economically Disadvantaged518520492
English Learners223
Not English Learners916893913
Homeless251
Military Connected222
Foster Care313
< = 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 2021: All Students

Division

State

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

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

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

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

Status of the Students in the 2020-2021 Cohort
Student Subgroup Type Advanced Diplomas Standard Diplomas Other Diplomas GED's Dropouts Other Non-Graduates
All Students Division 32 42 0 0 3 1
State 51255 36996 2098 701 4149 1959
Female Division 18 19 0 0 1 1
State 28269 16181 690 250 1331 761
Male Division 14 23 0 0 2 0
State 22980 20809 1408 451 2817 1198
Black Division < < < < 0 <
State 7933 10585 767 147 1019 761
Hispanic Division < < < < 0 <
State 5891 6757 237 88 1844 313
White Division 29 41 0 0 3 0
State 28755 16260 913 407 1092 761
Students with Disabilities Division < < < < < <
State 1331 7347 2098 98 860 109
Economically Disadvantaged Division 8 18 0 0 2 1
State 11820 19252 1260 371 2162 1349
< = 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 Students787495759634
Female393795389713
Male393795379525
Black<<<<<00
Hispanic<<100<10000
White737096709634
Students with Disabilities<<<<<<<
Economically Disadvantaged292690279327
< = 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 2018-20192019-20202020-2021
Advanced Placement Test Taken55 / 17.68%22 / 7.38%11 / 3.97%
Advanced Placement Course Enrollment56 / 18.01%22 / 7.38%11 / 3.97%
Dual Enrollment56 / 18.01%61 / 20.47%61 / 22.02%
Governor's School Enrollment - - -
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

2018-2019 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.
2018-2019 FGI cohort year (students entering high school in 2015)
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 StudentsDivision985544
State86,21159,46231
FemaleDivision543339
State43,37932,57825
MaleDivision442250
State42,83226,88437
American IndianDivision<<100
State22013539
BlackDivision<<100
State18,49311,40838
WhiteDivision905242
State46,06033,07528
Multiple RacesDivision<<100
State4,1342,89130
Students with DisabilitiesDivision<<100
State7,5273,57553
Economically DisadvantagedDivision311552
State28,17015,21546
AsianDivision--100
State6,3805,55313
HispanicDivision--100
State10,8006,31841
Native HawaiianDivision--100
State1248234
English LearnersDivision--100
State5,2972,82847
< = 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
2018-20192019-20202020-2021
NOCTI AssessmentsDivision2--
 State4,0955111,508
Industry CertificationDivision66--
 State107,23443,66048,781
Workplace ReadinessDivision42--
 State44,897--
Total Credentials EarnedDivision110--
 State158,45744,50451,319
Students Earning One or More CredentialsDivision93--
 State126,04439,25445,542
CTE CompletersDivision562930
 State42,22244,53939,042
State LicensuresDivision---
 State2,2313331,030
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery ExaminationDivision---
 State1,317917295

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

Finance

Percentage of Expenditures

Division

State

Per-Pupil Spending

2019-2020 Per-Pupil Spending

The per-pupil expenditure calculations exclude expenditures that are not directly related to educational services provided to students in pre-kindergarten classes as well as in grades K-12. Excluded expenditures include adult education, community services, non-regular school day programs, capital purchases, debt service, food services, and fund transfers.

Per-Pupil Expenditures Division State
End-of-Year Average Daily Membership
School-Level Expenditures Per-Pupil
Federal
State/Local
Total
Division-Level Expenditures Per-Pupil
Federal
State/Local
Total
Total Per-Pupil Expenditures
Expenditure Summary
Excluded from Per-Pupil Formula
Total Expenditures

Sources of Financial Support

Division

State

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.
Sources of Financial Support Per-Pupil
  Type Local State Federal
2017-2018Division$1,539$7,644$1,137
State$6,462$5,219$867
2018-2019Division$2,121$8,334$1,105
State$6,642$5,388$901
2019-2020Division$2,733$8,436$1,438
State$6,770$5,603$867

Learning Climate

Chronic Absenteeism

Chronic Absenteeism 2020-2021 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
2018-2019 2020-2021
Subgroup Below 10% 10% or Above Below 10% 10% or Above
All Students79179715163
Female3724331976
Male4193639687
American Indian<<<<
Black481398
Hispanic1421311
Native Hawaiian<<--
White69270624132
Multiple Races2853211
Students with Disabilities1222512840
Economically Disadvantaged3334931091
English Learners<<<<
Homeless<<<<
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Standards of Accreditation (SOA) Offenses Data

2020-2021 Offenses
  Number of Offenses
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Offenses 10
Disorderly or Disruptive Behavior Offenses <
Other Offenses Against Persons <
Weapons Offenses <
Technology Offenses <

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

Short-Term Suspensions

Short-Term Suspensions:

Increasingly, Virginia schools are implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, a nationally-recognized approach to support positive academic and behavioral outcomes for students. This positive approach to discipline prepares teachers and principals to implement new techniques that reduce disruptive student behaviors that lead to suspensions and decrease instructional time. A short-term suspension (10 days of less) may be imposed by a principal, an assistant principal, or a designee teacher in the principal’s absence. The principal or assistant principal must tell the student of the charges against him or her. If the student denies them, he or she is given an explanation of the facts as known to the school and an opportunity to present his version of what occurred. Notice to the parent may be oral or written, depending on local school board policy, and must include information on the length of the suspension, the availability of community-based educational options, and the student’s right to return to regular school attendance when the suspension period has expired.  A parent may ask for a short-term suspension decision to be reviewed by the superintendent or his designee. Local school board policy will determine whether the superintendent’s decision is final or can be appealed to the local school board. For more information, see A Parent’s Guide To Understanding Student Discipline Policies and Practices In Virginia Schools.
Short-Term Suspensions
  2018-20192019-20202020-2021
Subgroup % Population% Short-Term Suspensions% Population% Short-Term Suspensions% Population% Short-Term Suspensions
American Indian10.71.1
Asian------
Black5.64.15.16.75.39.1
Hispanic1.92.22.3
Native Hawaiian0.10.26.7--
White87.789.887.286.786.681.8
Multiple Races3.86.14.64.79.1
< = 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
  2018-20192019-20202020-2021
Subgroup % Population% Long-Term Suspensions% Population% Long-Term Suspensions% Population% Long-Term Suspensions
American Indian10.71.1
Asian
Black5.65.15.3
Hispanic1.92.22.3
Native Hawaiian0.10.225
White87.787.27586.6
Multiple Races3.84.64.7
< = 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
  2018-20192019-20202020-2021
Subgroup % Population% Expulsions% Population% Expulsions% Population% Expulsions
American Indian10.71.1
Asian------
Black5.65.15.3
Hispanic1.92.22.3
Native Hawaiian0.10.2--
White87.787.210086.6
Multiple Races3.84.64.7
< = 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
  2018-20192019-20202020-2021
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 62.66767
< = 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
  2018-20192019-20202020-2021
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 33.250.350.3
< = 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
  2018-20192019-20202020-2021
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 53.556.656.6
< = 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.

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Teacher Quality

Student-Teacher Ratio

2019-2020 Grades K-7 Student Teacher Ratio: 11.64 : 1

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2019-2020 Grades 8-12 Student Teacher Ratio: 16.86 : 1

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Teacher Quality

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

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

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

Provisionally Licensed Teachers

Provisionally Licensed Teachers
  Poverty Level All Teachers Special Education 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 all teachers and special education teachers who are teaching with a provisional license.

Teacher Educational Attainment

Teacher Educational Attainment: 2020-2021

No additional explanation available.
Teacher Educational Attainment
  Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctoral Degree Other
2018-201943%52%1%4%
2019-202045%51%1%3%
2020-202151%45%0%4%
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Every Student Succeeds Act

2021-2022 ESSA status is based on 2018-2019 performance in accordance with Virginia’s accountability waiver as approved by the U.S. Department of Education due to the cancellation of state assessments in 2020 and the impact of COVID-19 on schools.

Federal Graduation Indicator

2021 ESSA Status is based on the last available data from the 2018-2019 school year.

Student GroupCurrent RateAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
All Students82%84%84%
Asian-90%84%
Black<83%84%
Hispanic<82%84%
White80%86%84%
Economically Disadvantaged67%81%84%
English Learners-74%84%
Students with Disabilities<70%84%

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

2021 ESSA Status is based on the last available data from the 2018-2019 school year.

Student GroupCurrent RateThree-Year RateAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
All Students19%14%12%10%
Asian--10%10%
Black17%9%13%10%
Hispanic46%33%13%10%
White17%13%13%10%
Economically Disadvantaged23%18%15%10%
English Learners<<12%10%
Students with Disabilities24%21%16%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

2021 ESSA Status is based on the last available data from the 2018-2019 school year.

English LearnersPercentAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
English Learner Progress-52%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

2021 ESSA Status is based on pre-pandemic data from the 2018-2019 school year. Students who were not tested in 2019-2020 due to pandemic-related school closures were excluded from the participation rate.

Student GroupEnglish Reading ParticipationMathematics ParticipationScience Participation
All Students95%97%98%
Asian---
Black96%100%100%
Hispanic<<<
White95%97%98%
Economically Disadvantaged98%98%99%
Not Economically Disadvantaged92%96%98%
English Learners---
Students with Disabilities91%92%100%
Students without Disabilities96%98%98%
Female95%99%99%
Male94%96%98%
Migrant---

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

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

+ View 2019 ESSA School Quality Indicator Summary and related reports

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

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​​​
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