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Culpeper County Public Schools

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Division: Culpeper County Public Schools
Division Number: 24
Address: 471 James Madison Hwy. Suite 201 Culpeper, VA 22701
Superintendent: Dr. Anthony S. Brads
Region: 4
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Elementary Schools
A.G. Richardson ElementaryAccredited
Emerald Hill ElementaryAccredited
Farmington ElementaryAccredited
Pearl Sample ElementaryAccredited
Sycamore Park ElementaryAccredited
Yowell ElementaryAccredited
Middle Schools
Culpeper MiddleAccredited
Floyd T. Binns MiddleAccredited
High Schools
Culpeper County HighAccredited
Eastern View HighAccredited

Assessments

Student Achievement by Proficiency Level

Reading Performance: All Students

Reading results for 2019-2020 are not available due to the closure of schools and cancellation of state assessments. 2020-2021 reading results reflect reduced student participation in state reading assessments due to COVID-19. 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 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 9 55 64 36 10 55 65 35
Female 10 56 66 34 12 57 69 31
Male 8 54 62 38 8 54 62 38
American Indian < < < < 7 71 79 21
Asian 19 61 81 19 29 54 83 17
Black 5 47 51 49 7 48 56 44
Hispanic 3 46 50 50 5 49 54 46
White 13 62 74 26 13 61 75 25
Multiple Races 8 51 59 41 10 50 60 40
Students with Disabilities 9 25 34 66 8 28 35 65
Students without Disabilities 9 58 67 33 11 58 69 31
Economically Disadvantaged 4 47 51 49 6 48 54 46
Not Economically Disadvantaged 15 64 79 21 15 62 77 23
English Learners 1 18 19 81 2 23 25 75
Homeless 3 28 31 69 - 22 22 78
Military Connected 8 72 80 20 15 65 80 20
Foster Care 10 50 60 40 20 50 70 30
Grade 3 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 3 45 48 52 6 51 56 44
Female 4 46 50 50 7 52 59 41
Male 3 43 46 54 4 49 54 46
American Indian < < 100 0
Asian < < < < < < < <
Black 2 37 39 61 1 54 56 44
Hispanic 1 30 30 70 3 41 44 56
White 5 55 61 39 8 56 64 36
Multiple Races 2 44 46 54 2 50 52 48
Students with Disabilities 5 27 32 68 4 32 36 64
Students without Disabilities 3 47 50 50 6 53 59 41
Economically Disadvantaged - 36 36 64 3 46 49 51
Not Economically Disadvantaged 8 57 65 35 9 55 64 36
English Learners - 20 20 80 2 27 30 70
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < 13 56 69 31
Grade 4 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 9 52 60 40 9 50 59 41
Female 12 54 65 35 11 50 61 39
Male 6 50 55 45 7 51 58 42
Asian < < < < < < < <
Black 4 43 47 53 8 39 47 53
Hispanic 2 42 44 56 4 41 45 55
White 13 59 72 28 13 57 70 30
Multiple Races 12 47 58 42 2 62 64 36
Students with Disabilities 9 19 28 72 7 26 33 67
Students without Disabilities 9 55 64 36 9 54 63 37
Economically Disadvantaged 5 43 48 52 5 44 49 51
Not Economically Disadvantaged 14 63 76 24 14 59 73 27
English Learners - 26 26 74 2 30 32 68
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < 25 58 83 17
Foster Care < < < < < < 100 0
Grade 5 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 57 64 36 7 59 66 34
Female 9 56 65 35 9 61 70 30
Male 6 58 64 36 5 57 62 38
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Asian < < < < 10 80 90 10
Black 11 42 53 47 6 49 55 45
Hispanic 1 46 47 53 1 49 49 51
White 11 68 79 21 10 65 75 25
Multiple Races 6 47 53 47 7 62 69 31
Students with Disabilities 14 31 46 54 4 27 31 69
Students without Disabilities 7 59 66 34 7 62 70 30
Economically Disadvantaged 5 45 50 50 5 49 53 47
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 71 83 17 9 71 80 20
English Learners - 15 15 85 - 22 22 78
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 18 55 73 27
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 6 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 10 49 59 41 8 54 62 38
Female 11 53 64 36 11 53 64 36
Male 9 46 56 44 5 54 59 41
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian < < 100 0 < < < <
Black 5 43 48 52 10 41 51 49
Hispanic 11 39 50 50 1 43 45 55
White 11 57 68 32 11 64 76 24
Multiple Races 6 41 47 53 8 47 55 45
Students with Disabilities 10 18 27 73 6 31 37 63
Students without Disabilities 10 53 63 37 8 56 64 36
Economically Disadvantaged 6 44 50 50 4 42 47 53
Not Economically Disadvantaged 16 58 74 26 12 64 76 24
English Learners 4 8 13 88 - 14 14 86
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < 7 79 86 14
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 7 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 59 67 33 9 57 66 34
Female 8 61 69 31 9 59 68 32
Male 8 57 65 35 9 55 65 35
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 36 50 86 14 < < < <
Black 2 48 50 50 5 48 53 47
Hispanic 3 56 58 42 6 55 61 39
White 12 64 76 24 11 63 74 26
Multiple Races 9 62 71 29 10 40 50 50
Students with Disabilities 11 26 38 62 6 23 29 71
Students without Disabilities 8 62 70 30 9 61 70 30
Economically Disadvantaged 3 51 54 46 5 51 56 44
Not Economically Disadvantaged 15 69 83 17 14 64 77 23
English Learners 2 13 15 85 5 21 26 74
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < 9 82 91 9
Foster Care < < 100 0
Grade 8 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 7 57 64 36 11 53 64 36
Female 9 56 65 35 13 57 70 30
Male 6 58 64 36 9 50 59 41
American Indian < < < < < < 100 0
Asian < < 100 0 43 50 93 7
Black 1 48 49 51 4 48 52 48
Hispanic 1 51 52 48 7 51 57 43
White 13 63 76 24 13 59 72 28
Multiple Races 3 47 50 50 17 31 48 52
Students with Disabilities 6 23 29 71 11 22 32 68
Students without Disabilities 8 61 68 32 11 57 68 32
Economically Disadvantaged 2 50 52 48 6 49 55 45
Not Economically Disadvantaged 14 65 79 21 16 58 74 26
English Learners - 9 9 91 2 16 18 82
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < 9 73 82 18
EOC English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 16 63 79 21 22 62 83 17
Female 17 62 79 21 24 63 87 13
Male 14 64 78 22 19 60 79 21
American Indian < < 100 0
Asian 21 50 71 29 58 42 100 0
Black 7 60 66 34 14 57 71 29
Hispanic 7 61 68 32 13 62 75 25
White 21 65 85 15 26 64 90 10
Multiple Races 17 68 85 15 27 55 82 18
Students with Disabilities 10 33 43 57 15 38 53 47
Students without Disabilities 16 66 82 18 22 64 86 14
Economically Disadvantaged 6 63 69 31 14 57 71 29
Not Economically Disadvantaged 21 63 84 16 27 65 92 8
English Learners - 31 31 69 3 24 27 73
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected 14 64 79 21 27 55 82 18
Foster Care < < 100 0 < < < <
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Writing Performance: All Students

Writing results for 2019-2020 are not available due to the closure of schools and cancellation of state assessments. 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.

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 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 11 49 60 40
Female 14 56 70 30
Male 8 42 50 50
American Indian < < < <
Asian 40 48 88 12
Black 4 45 49 51
Hispanic 6 42 49 51
Native Hawaiian < < < <
White 15 53 68 32
Multiple Races 10 49 59 41
Students with Disabilities 1 16 17 83
Students without Disabilities 12 51 64 36
Economically Disadvantaged 5 40 45 55
Not Economically Disadvantaged 17 57 74 26
English Learners - 6 6 94
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 17 42 58 42
Foster Care < < < <
Grade 8 Writing Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 7 43 50 50
Female 10 50 60 40
Male 5 35 40 60
American Indian < < < <
Asian 42 50 92 8
Black 1 35 36 64
Hispanic 4 36 40 60
White 9 49 58 42
Multiple Races 11 39 50 50
Students with Disabilities - 9 9 91
Students without Disabilities 8 46 54 46
Economically Disadvantaged 4 31 35 65
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 54 65 35
English Learners - 4 4 96
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 18 36 55 45
EOC Writing Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 15 55 70 30
Female 18 61 79 21
Male 12 48 60 40
American Indian < < < <
Asian 38 46 85 15
Black 6 55 61 39
Hispanic 9 50 59 41
Native Hawaiian < < < <
White 21 57 79 21
Multiple Races 9 58 67 33
Students with Disabilities 2 24 27 73
Students without Disabilities 16 57 73 27
Economically Disadvantaged 6 49 55 45
Not Economically Disadvantaged 23 59 82 18
English Learners - 9 9 91
Homeless < < 100 0
Military Connected 15 46 62 38
Foster Care < < < <
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Math Performance: All Students

Mathematics results for 2019-2020 are not available due to the closure of schools and cancellation of state assessments. 2020-2021 math results reflect reduced student participation in state math assessments due to COVID-19. 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 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 4 45 49 51 7 58 65 35
Female 4 44 48 52 7 59 66 34
Male 4 45 49 51 8 57 65 35
American Indian - 50 50 50 < < < <
Asian 7 68 75 25 14 73 87 13
Black 3 30 33 67 4 49 52 48
Hispanic 1 34 36 64 5 50 55 45
White 5 54 60 40 10 65 75 25
Multiple Races 3 39 42 58 5 56 61 39
Students with Disabilities 10 17 27 73 4 33 37 63
Students without Disabilities 3 48 51 49 8 61 68 32
Economically Disadvantaged 2 33 35 65 4 51 55 45
Not Economically Disadvantaged 6 59 65 35 10 66 76 24
English Learners 1 15 16 84 1 36 38 62
Homeless 3 25 28 72 - 15 15 85
Military Connected 6 52 58 42 12 66 78 22
Foster Care 8 15 23 77 - 64 64 36
Grade 3 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 5 37 41 59 9 56 65 35
Female 6 34 40 60 8 52 60 40
Male 4 39 43 57 9 60 70 30
American Indian < < 100 0
Asian < < < < < < < <
Black 4 19 23 77 1 52 54 46
Hispanic 2 22 24 76 4 48 52 48
White 7 49 56 44 13 62 75 25
Multiple Races 3 38 40 60 10 50 60 40
Students with Disabilities 14 8 22 78 5 38 43 57
Students without Disabilities 4 40 44 56 9 58 68 32
Economically Disadvantaged 3 24 27 73 4 51 55 45
Not Economically Disadvantaged 7 54 61 39 14 62 76 24
English Learners 3 15 18 82 2 39 41 59
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < 18 65 82 18
Grade 4 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 4 47 50 50 9 49 58 42
Female 3 48 52 48 7 47 54 46
Male 4 45 49 51 10 51 61 39
Asian < < < < < < < <
Black 2 34 36 64 1 44 45 55
Hispanic 1 32 33 67 6 37 44 56
White 6 57 63 37 13 57 70 30
Multiple Races 2 42 44 56 2 55 57 43
Students with Disabilities 4 19 23 77 7 23 31 69
Students without Disabilities 4 50 53 47 9 53 62 38
Economically Disadvantaged 2 33 35 65 5 42 48 52
Not Economically Disadvantaged 6 64 70 30 13 57 70 30
English Learners - 18 18 82 2 36 39 61
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < 17 50 67 33
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 5 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 6 49 55 45 10 59 69 31
Female 4 46 50 50 10 60 70 30
Male 7 52 59 41 10 58 67 33
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Asian < < < < - 90 90 10
Black 5 33 38 62 6 43 49 51
Hispanic 2 33 35 65 4 49 53 47
White 8 64 72 28 15 67 82 18
Multiple Races 3 42 44 56 10 55 66 34
Students with Disabilities 14 23 37 63 2 43 44 56
Students without Disabilities 5 51 56 44 11 60 71 29
Economically Disadvantaged 3 38 40 60 5 52 57 43
Not Economically Disadvantaged 9 64 73 27 16 67 83 17
English Learners - 13 13 87 - 26 26 74
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < 27 55 82 18
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 6 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 31 33 67 10 52 62 38
Female 2 30 31 69 11 50 61 39
Male 2 32 34 66 9 53 62 38
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian < < < < < < < <
Black 4 13 16 84 7 42 49 51
Hispanic 2 29 31 69 4 44 48 52
White 2 38 40 60 15 60 75 25
Multiple Races - 16 16 84 6 49 55 45
Students with Disabilities 10 4 14 86 2 29 31 69
Students without Disabilities 1 34 35 65 10 54 64 36
Economically Disadvantaged 1 23 24 76 5 42 47 53
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 45 48 52 14 62 76 24
English Learners 2 4 5 95 - 22 22 78
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < - 85 85 15
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 7 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 24 26 74 2 47 49 51
Female 1 22 23 77 1 48 50 50
Male 3 27 30 70 3 46 49 51
American Indian < < 100 0 < < < <
Asian < < < < < < 100 0
Black 2 11 13 87 2 39 41 59
Hispanic - 18 18 82 1 45 47 53
White 3 34 37 63 2 51 54 46
Multiple Races 4 17 22 78 3 43 45 55
Students with Disabilities 14 10 24 76 3 15 18 82
Students without Disabilities - 27 27 73 2 52 54 46
Economically Disadvantaged 1 19 20 80 1 42 43 57
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 36 39 61 3 56 59 41
English Learners 2 5 6 94 2 27 29 71
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < < < < <
Foster Care < < 100 0
Grade 8 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 1 43 44 56 3 60 64 36
Female 2 43 45 55 2 66 68 32
Male - 44 44 56 5 55 60 40
American Indian < < < < < < 100 0
Asian < < < < < < 100 0
Black 1 29 31 69 3 42 45 55
Hispanic - 36 36 64 4 56 60 40
White 1 53 55 45 3 70 73 27
Multiple Races 4 35 38 62 - 51 51 49
Students with Disabilities 4 25 29 71 2 35 37 63
Students without Disabilities 1 45 46 54 4 64 68 32
Economically Disadvantaged 1 33 35 65 3 56 59 41
Not Economically Disadvantaged 1 57 58 42 4 67 70 30
English Learners - 10 10 90 1 42 44 56
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected - 50 50 50 < < < <
Algebra I Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 3 54 57 43 4 69 73 27
Female 3 59 62 38 5 72 76 24
Male 3 50 52 48 4 66 69 31
American Indian < < < <
Asian 11 78 89 11 < < 100 0
Black - 45 45 55 3 65 68 32
Hispanic 2 49 52 48 4 63 67 33
White 4 58 61 39 5 72 77 23
Multiple Races 2 50 52 48 - 78 78 22
Students with Disabilities - 32 32 68 - 51 51 49
Students without Disabilities 3 56 59 41 4 70 75 25
Economically Disadvantaged 2 43 45 55 3 66 68 32
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 64 68 32 5 71 77 23
English Learners - 33 33 67 - 53 53 48
Homeless < < < < < < 100 0
Military Connected - 70 70 30 8 77 85 15
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Geometry Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 6 69 75 25 8 68 76 24
Female 7 66 74 26 6 77 83 17
Male 6 70 76 24 10 60 70 30
Asian < < 100 0 15 69 85 15
Black - 62 62 38 - 48 48 52
Hispanic 4 58 63 38 8 52 61 39
White 8 71 79 21 9 77 86 14
Multiple Races 8 77 85 15 11 63 74 26
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < <
Students without Disabilities 6 70 77 23 8 69 78 22
Economically Disadvantaged 4 58 62 38 6 55 61 39
Not Economically Disadvantaged 8 74 82 18 9 75 84 16
English Learners < < < < < < < <
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < 9 64 73 27
Algebra II Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 11 72 83 17 17 82 99 1
Female 12 72 84 16 17 79 97 3
Male 10 73 83 17 16 84 100 0
Asian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Black 21 57 79 21 20 80 100 0
Hispanic - 79 79 21 19 81 100 0
White 11 73 84 16 17 81 98 2
Multiple Races < < < < < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Students without Disabilities 11 72 83 17 16 82 99 1
Economically Disadvantaged 7 79 86 14 31 65 96 4
Not Economically Disadvantaged 12 70 82 18 14 86 99 1
English Learners < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Military Connected < < < < < < 100 0
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Science Performance: All Students

Science results for 2019-2020 are not available due to the closure of schools and cancellation of state assessments. 2020-2021 science results reflect reduced student participation in state reading assessments due to COVID-19. 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 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 7 54 61 39 10 52 61 39
Female 7 52 59 41 9 52 61 39
Male 8 55 63 37 10 52 62 38
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 9 74 83 17 19 63 81 19
Black 6 40 46 54 5 37 41 59
Hispanic 3 41 44 56 4 43 47 53
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < 100 0
White 10 63 74 26 14 61 75 25
Multiple Races 7 52 59 41 12 47 59 41
Students with Disabilities 12 23 35 65 6 26 32 68
Students without Disabilities 7 57 64 36 10 55 65 35
Economically Disadvantaged 3 42 46 54 5 42 47 53
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 65 76 24 15 61 76 24
English Learners - 12 12 88 1 13 14 86
Homeless 8 23 31 69 - 8 8 92
Military Connected 7 67 73 27 17 48 64 36
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 5 Science Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 42 50 50 13 46 59 41
Female 8 36 45 55 13 44 57 43
Male 8 47 54 46 13 47 60 40
American Indian < < 100 0 < < < <
Asian < < < < - 80 80 20
Black 11 27 37 63 11 29 40 60
Hispanic 1 26 27 73 6 33 39 61
White 13 55 68 32 18 54 72 28
Multiple Races 3 39 42 58 14 50 64 36
Students with Disabilities 20 23 43 57 2 28 30 70
Students without Disabilities 7 43 50 50 14 47 62 38
Economically Disadvantaged 4 29 33 67 7 38 44 56
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 57 70 30 21 54 75 25
English Learners - 6 6 94 - 16 16 84
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < 36 27 64 36
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 8 Science Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 5 53 59 41 6 52 58 42
Female 6 48 53 47 5 50 55 45
Male 5 58 64 36 7 53 60 40
American Indian < < < <
Asian < < < < 29 57 86 14
Black - 41 41 59 1 39 40 60
Hispanic 2 39 41 59 2 44 47 53
White 8 64 72 28 9 63 71 29
Multiple Races 12 38 50 50 10 28 38 63
Students with Disabilities 6 16 22 78 8 23 31 69
Students without Disabilities 5 58 63 37 6 55 61 39
Economically Disadvantaged 2 39 41 59 4 42 47 53
Not Economically Disadvantaged 8 66 75 25 8 61 69 31
English Learners - 11 11 89 1 10 11 89
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < < < - 45 45 55
Biology Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 64 72 28 9 58 68 32
Female 7 68 75 25 8 61 70 30
Male 8 60 69 31 11 55 66 34
American Indian < < < < < < 100 0
Asian 18 73 91 9 < < < <
Black 5 54 59 41 2 41 43 57
Hispanic 5 55 60 40 4 50 53 47
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < 100 0
White 10 70 80 20 14 67 80 20
Multiple Races 5 75 80 20 11 61 71 29
Students with Disabilities 2 29 31 69 2 29 31 69
Students without Disabilities 8 67 75 25 10 61 71 29
Economically Disadvantaged 4 57 61 39 3 48 50 50
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 70 81 19 15 68 83 17
English Learners - 20 20 80 1 12 13 87
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected 8 58 67 33 17 61 78 22
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Chemistry Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students < < < < - 20 20 80
Female < < < < < < < <
Male < < < < < < < <
Black < < < <
Hispanic < < < <
White < < < < < < < <
Multiple Races < < < <
Students without Disabilities < < < < - 20 20 80
Economically Disadvantaged < < < < < < < <
Not Economically Disadvantaged < < < < < < < <
English Learners < < < <
Earth Science Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students < < < < - 50 50 50
Female < < 100 0 < < < <
Male < < < < < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < <
White < < < < < < < <
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < < < < < <
Students without Disabilities < < 100 0 - 58 58 42
Economically Disadvantaged < < < < < < < <
Not Economically Disadvantaged < < 100 0 - 60 60 40
English Learners < < 100 0 < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

History Performance: All Students

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

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 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 13 49 62 38
Female 11 49 60 40
Male 14 49 63 37
American Indian < < 100 0
Asian 35 41 76 24
Black 5 42 47 53
Hispanic 9 44 53 47
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0
White 17 54 71 29
Multiple Races 6 55 61 39
Students with Disabilities 4 23 27 73
Students without Disabilities 13 52 66 34
Economically Disadvantaged 7 44 51 49
Not Economically Disadvantaged 18 55 73 27
English Learners 3 26 29 71
Homeless - 8 8 92
Military Connected 24 46 71 29
Foster Care < < < <
VA & US History Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students - 28 28 72
Female - 28 28 72
Male - 28 28 72
Asian < < < <
Black - 31 31 69
Hispanic - 12 12 88
White - 45 45 55
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities - 42 42 58
Students without Disabilities - 26 26 74
Economically Disadvantaged - 14 14 86
Not Economically Disadvantaged - 49 49 51
English Learners - - - 100
World History I Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 58 66 34
Female 7 56 63 37
Male 10 59 69 31
American Indian < < 100 0
Asian 29 57 86 14
Black 5 47 53 47
Hispanic 6 47 52 48
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0
White 11 66 77 23
Multiple Races 2 74 76 24
Students with Disabilities 4 29 32 68
Students without Disabilities 9 60 68 32
Economically Disadvantaged 5 50 55 45
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 64 75 25
English Learners 1 31 32 68
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 8 77 85 15
Foster Care < < < <
World History II Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students - 51 51 49
Female - 50 50 50
Male - 51 51 49
Asian < < < <
Black < < < <
Hispanic - 58 58 42
White - 49 49 51
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < <
Students without Disabilities - 51 51 49
Economically Disadvantaged - 43 43 57
Not Economically Disadvantaged - 58 58 42
English Learners < < < <
Military Connected < < < <
Civics & Econ Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 17 52 68 32
Female 17 52 69 31
Male 16 51 68 32
American Indian < < 100 0
Asian 54 31 85 15
Black 8 45 53 48
Hispanic 12 49 61 39
White 21 57 78 22
Multiple Races 11 42 53 47
Students with Disabilities 4 25 29 71
Students without Disabilities 18 54 72 28
Economically Disadvantaged 8 50 58 42
Not Economically Disadvantaged 25 53 79 21
English Learners - 25 25 75
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 36 36 73 27
VA Studies Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 18 38 56 44
Female 14 40 53 47
Male 21 37 58 42
Asian < < < <
Black 4 34 38 62
Hispanic 15 38 53 47
White 24 38 61 39
Multiple Races 8 47 55 45
Students with Disabilities 6 13 19 81
Students without Disabilities 20 42 62 38
Economically Disadvantaged 11 35 46 54
Not Economically Disadvantaged 25 42 67 33
English Learners 11 30 41 59
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 42 25 67 33
Foster Care < < 100 0
Geography Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup 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

2020-20212021-2022
Division1044
State1,3244,006
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 2020-20212021-20222022-2023
Pre-kindergarten256159152
Kindergarten504564544
Grade 1609539605
Grade 2560632566
Grade 3617573650
Grade 4579618588
Grade 5591584621
Grade 6625612591
Grade 7663646618
Grade 8663678636
Grade 9725851803
Grade 10666671758
Grade 11640595632
Grade 12558644589
Post Graduate1--
Total Students8,2578,3668,353

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

Fall Membership by Subgroups

2022 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 2020-20212021-20222022-2023
All Students825783668353
Female405641114073
Male420142554279
American Indian322423
Asian118129122
Black117011101083
Hispanic210423172463
Native Hawaiian432
White420241583960
Multiple Races627625700
Students with Disabilities865884918
Students without Disabilities739274827435
Economically Disadvantaged352740964063
Not Economically Disadvantaged473042704290
English Learners117813371505
Not English Learners707970296848
Homeless463053
Military Connected159173162
Foster Care262219
< = 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 2022: 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 2021-2022 Cohort
Student Subgroup Type Advanced Diplomas Standard Diplomas Other Diplomas GED's Dropouts Other Non-Graduates
All Students Division 302 293 7 4 85 22
State 52170 36661 2122 745 5113 1898
Female Division 178 125 4 1 28 7
State 28666 15796 664 262 1814 769
Male Division 124 168 3 3 57 15
State 23482 20836 1455 483 3297 1128
American Indian Division < < < < < <
State 99 75 3 1 20 7
Asian Division 8 6 0 0 0 0
State 6086 1308 80 10 86 38
Black Division 39 55 1 1 3 7
State 8348 9965 761 162 1156 732
Hispanic Division 45 65 1 0 58 7
State 6301 7052 288 78 2283 404
Native Hawaiian Division < < < < 0 <
State 88 51 5 0 5 1
White Division 191 142 4 3 22 8
State 28378 16223 879 440 1367 628
Multiple Races Division 19 24 1 0 1 0
State 2870 1987 106 54 196 88
Students with Disabilities Division 2 37 7 1 6 0
State 1555 7404 2122 109 965 127
Economically Disadvantaged Division 89 138 3 2 49 13
State 12249 19238 1246 413 2873 1301
English Learners Division 12 23 0 0 53 0
State 1453 3818 259 23 1873 155
Homeless Division < < < < < <
State 183 580 38 11 180 55
Military Connected Division 6 4 0 0 0 0
State 2323 1295 41 16 47 26
Foster Care Division < < < < 0 <
State 22 161 31 10 65 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 Students71360284606858512
Female3433079030890288
Male37029580298815715
American Indian<<<<<<<
Asian14141001410000
Black1069590969133
Hispanic17611163111635833
Native Hawaiian<<100<10000
White3703379134092226
Multiple Races454498449812
Students with Disabilities5346874789611
Economically Disadvantaged29423078232794917
English Learners88354035405360
Homeless<<<<<<<
Military Connected10101001010000
Foster Care<<100<10000
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

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

Advanced Program Information - Count/Percentage
Program Type 2019-20202020-20212021-2022
Advanced Placement Test Taken59 / 2.29%47 / 1.82%2 / .07%
Advanced Placement Course Enrollment299 / 11.59%340 / 13.14%2 / .07%
Dual Enrollment287 / 11.12%278 / 10.74%241 / 8.73%
Governor's School Enrollment29 / 1.12%29 / 1.12%31 / 1.12%
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 StudentsDivision55629846
State86,21159,46331
FemaleDivision27417536
State43,37932,57925
MaleDivision28212356
State42,83226,88437
American IndianDivision<<100
State22013539
AsianDivision<<100
State6,3805,55313
BlackDivision704043
State18,49311,40838
HispanicDivision1045052
State10,7996,31841
WhiteDivision34718447
State46,06133,07628
Multiple RacesDivision251540
State4,1342,89130
Students with DisabilitiesDivision321262
State7,5273,57553
Economically DisadvantagedDivision1958258
State28,16915,21546
English LearnersDivision321166
State5,2962,82847
Native HawaiianDivision--100
State1248234
< = 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
2019-20202020-20212021-2022
Industry CertificationDivision434516827
 State43,66051,68595,688
Workplace ReadinessDivision297294499
 State26,62716,88544,348
Total Credentials EarnedDivision7318341,378
 State71,13171,189143,862
Students Earning One or More CredentialsDivision6107721,076
 State62,89960,992115,682
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery ExaminationDivision771321
 State917302761
CTE CompletersDivision391363410
 State44,53942,30344,149
NOCTI AssessmentsDivision-2438
 State5111,5422,590
State LicensuresDivision--14
 State3331,0771,236

< = 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

2020-2021 Per-Pupil Spending

Expenditures included in per-pupil calculations include actual personnel and non-personnel costs. 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
2018-2019Division$3,934$5,904$738
State$6,642$5,388$901
2019-2020Division$3,791$6,058$750
State$6,770$5,603$867
2020-2021Division$3,414$6,703$864
State$6,669$6,185$1,352

Learning Climate

Chronic Absenteeism

Chronic Absenteeism 2021-2022 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
2020-2021 2021-2022
Subgroup Below 10% 10% or Above Below 10% 10% or Above
All Students7,2447165,4172,779
Female3,6152972,6921,340
Male3,6294192,7251,439
American Indian275186
Asian117310126
Black1,01196725327
Hispanic1,8032361,553745
Native Hawaiian<<<<
White3,7593142,6351,435
Multiple Races52560383239
Students with Disabilities71986524321
Economically Disadvantaged3,7485592,4471,631
English Learners1,058151952417
Homeless48222526
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Percentage of Students Identified as Gifted Compared to Percentage of Students in Fall Membership

No additional explanation available.
Number of Gifted Students by Program
Subgroup General Intellectual Aptitude Specific Academic Aptitude Visual/Performing Arts Career and Technical Aptitude. Total Identified

Percentage of the Students Referred for Gifted Services Compared to Percentage of Students in Fall Membership

No additional explanation available.
Students Referred for Gifted Services
Subgroup Total Referred Percent Referred Fall Membership Count Perecent of Fall Membership

Standards of Accreditation (SOA) Offenses Data

2020-2021 Offenses
  Number of Offenses
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Offenses 55
Disorderly or Disruptive Behavior Offenses 32
Other Offenses Against Persons 15
All Other Offenses <
Property Offenses <
Weapons Offenses <
Offenses Against Staff <
Offenses Against Student 34
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
  2019-20202020-2021
Subgroup % Population% Short-Term Suspensions% Population% Short-Term Suspensions
American Indian0.40.70.41.1
Asian1.40.61.4
Black13.327.414.216.9
Hispanic24.82025.518
Native Hawaiian00
White52.943.350.957.3
Multiple Races7.387.66.7
< = 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
  2019-20202020-2021
Subgroup % Population% Long-Term Suspensions% Population% Long-Term Suspensions
American Indian0.40.4
Asian1.41.4
Black13.326.314.2
Hispanic24.85.325.5
Native Hawaiian00
White52.968.450.9
Multiple Races7.37.6
< = 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
  2019-20202020-2021
Subgroup % Population% Expulsions% Population% Expulsions
American Indian0.40.4
Asian1.41.4
Black13.314.2
Hispanic24.810025.5
Native Hawaiian00
White52.950.9
Multiple Races7.37.6
< = 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
  2019-20202020-20212021-2022
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 47.347.347.3
< = 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
  2019-20202020-20212021-2022
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 31.131.131.1
< = 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
  2019-20202020-20212021-2022
  PercentagePercentagePercentage
All Students 71.771.771.7
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Civil Rights Data Collection

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

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

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

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Teacher Quality

Student-Teacher Ratio

2019-2020 Grades K-7 Student Teacher Ratio: 11.74 : 1

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2019-2020 Grades 8-12 Student Teacher Ratio: 16.66 : 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: 2021-2022

No additional explanation available.
Teacher Educational Attainment
  Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctoral Degree Other
2019-202050%47%1%2%
2020-202152%46%1%1%
2021-202251%44%1%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

ESSA Annual Targets and Long-Term Goals: Reading

Student GroupCurrent RateThree-Year RateAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
All Students65%72%--
Asian77%90%--
Black55%59%--
Hispanic53%62%--
White74%79%--
Multiple Races63%69%--
Economically Disadvantaged54%60%--
English Learners37%49%--
Students with Disabilities35%36%--

< = 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. 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: Mathematics

Student GroupCurrent RateThree-Year RateAnnual TargetLong-Term Goal
All Students68%78%--
Asian91%95%--
Black56%67%--
Hispanic57%71%--
White77%84%--
Multiple Races63%74%--
Economically Disadvantaged57%69%--
English Learners46%62%--
Students with Disabilities38%43%--

< = 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. 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. Note: Under Virginia’s approved mathematics waiver from the U.S. Department of Education, students who are enrolled in advanced mathematics courses take the state mathematics test for the course in which they are enrolled. For more information about the mathematics waiver, see “ESSA Mathematics Waiver” in the Glossary. 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 Pass Rates: Science

Student GroupCurrent Rate
All Students63%
Asian81%
Black48%
Hispanic48%
White75%
Multiple Races60%
Economically Disadvantaged50%
English Learners29%
Students with Disabilities33%

< = 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 Students89%84%84%
Asian100%90%84%
Black89%82%84%
Hispanic72%82%84%
White96%86%84%
Multiple Races89%89%84%
Economically Disadvantaged82%80%84%
English Learners51%71%84%
Students with Disabilities76%65%84%
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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 Students34%19%13%10%
Asian20%10%10%10%
Black31%18%14%10%
Hispanic32%20%14%10%
White35%19%14%10%
Multiple Races38%38%15%10%
Economically Disadvantaged40%24%17%10%
English Learners30%19%13%10%
Students with Disabilities38%26%18%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 Progress32%50%58%
English Learner Proficiency3%--

< = 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 Progress19861732%
English Learner Proficiency4011453%

ESSA Participation Rates

Student GroupEnglish Reading ParticipationMathematics ParticipationScience Participation
Assessed Not Assessed Assessed Not Assessed Assessed Not Assessed
All Students98%2%99%1%98%2%
Asian100%-100%-100%-
Black98%2%98%2%98%2%
Hispanic98%2%99%1%98%2%
White98%2%99%1%98%2%
Multiple Races99%1%98%2%96%4%
Economically Disadvantaged98%2%98%2%98%2%
Not Economically Disadvantaged98%2%99%1%97%3%
English Learners98%2%99%1%98%2%
Students with Disabilities97%3%97%3%93%7%
Students without Disabilities98%2%99%1%98%2%
Female98%2%99%1%98%2%
Male98%2%99%1%97%3%
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< = 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).

Growth in Reading and Mathematics

Student GroupGrowth English ReadingGrowth Mathematics
All Students78%82%
Asian86%98%
Black72%77%
Hispanic73%77%
White82%87%
Multiple Races74%80%
Economically Disadvantaged73%77%
English Learners68%71%
Students with Disabilities62%64%

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

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

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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