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Norfolk City Public Schools

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Division: Norfolk City Public Schools
Division Number: 118
Address: 800 E City Hall Ave. Room 1200 Norfolk, VA 23510
Superintendent: Dr. Sharon Byrdsong
Region: 2
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Elementary Schools
Bay View ElementaryAccredited
Camp Allen ElementaryAccredited
Chesterfield ElementaryAccredited with Conditions
Coleman Place ElementaryAccredited with Conditions
Granby ElementaryAccredited
Ingleside ElementaryAccredited
Jacox ElementaryAccredited with Conditions
James Monroe ElementaryAccredited with Conditions
Larchmont ElementaryAccredited
Larrymore ElementaryAccredited
Lindenwood ElementaryAccredited with Conditions
Little Creek ElementaryAccredited
Mary Calcott ElementaryAccredited
Norview ElementaryAccredited with Conditions
Ocean View ElementaryAccredited
Oceanair ElementaryAccredited
P.B. Young Sr. Elementary Accredited with Conditions
Richard Bowling ElementaryAccredited with Conditions
Sewells Point ElementaryAccredited
Sherwood Forest ElementaryAccredited
St. Helena ElementaryAccredited with Conditions
Suburban Park ElementaryAccredited
Tanners Creek ElementaryAccredited with Conditions
Tarrallton ElementaryAccredited
Tidewater Park ElementaryAccredited with Conditions
Walter Herron Taylor ElementaryAccredited
Willard ElementaryAccredited
Middle Schools
Azalea Gardens MiddleAccredited with Conditions
Blair MiddleAccredited with Conditions
Northside MiddleAccredited
Norview MiddleAccredited
William H. Ruffner MiddleAccredited with Conditions
High Schools
Booker T Washington HighAccredited with Conditions
Granby HighAccredited
Lake Taylor High Accredited with Conditions
Matthew Fontaine Maury HighAccredited
Norview HighAccredited
Combined Schools
Academy for Discovery at LakewoodAccredited
Crossroads PreK-8 SchoolAccredited
Ghent K-8Accredited
Lake TaylorAccredited with Conditions
Southside STEM Academy at Campostella Accredited with Conditions

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 8 46 54 46 8 53 61 39
Female 9 48 57 43 9 55 64 36
Male 8 44 51 49 8 50 58 42
American Indian 5 54 59 41 4 64 68 32
Asian 18 62 80 20 19 66 85 15
Black 4 39 43 57 4 48 52 48
Hispanic 7 47 54 46 7 52 58 42
Native Hawaiian 13 58 70 30 17 49 66 34
White 18 58 76 24 19 61 80 20
Multiple Races 11 59 70 30 12 64 76 24
Students with Disabilities 9 20 29 71 7 28 36 64
Students without Disabilities 8 51 59 41 9 57 66 34
Economically Disadvantaged 4 40 44 56 5 48 52 48
Not Economically Disadvantaged 15 56 71 29 15 61 76 24
English Learners 1 20 21 79 2 23 25 75
Homeless 4 34 38 62 5 38 43 57
Military Connected 14 60 74 26 14 65 78 22
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 3 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 5 40 45 55 8 52 60 40
Female 5 43 48 52 9 54 63 37
Male 6 36 42 58 7 49 56 44
American Indian < < < < 9 55 64 36
Asian 14 58 72 28 15 68 82 18
Black 2 33 35 65 3 48 52 48
Hispanic 5 38 43 57 7 47 53 47
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 13 54 67 33 19 59 78 22
Multiple Races 6 51 58 42 11 63 74 26
Students with Disabilities 6 21 27 73 5 29 34 66
Students without Disabilities 5 43 48 52 8 56 64 36
Economically Disadvantaged 3 33 35 65 4 47 51 49
Not Economically Disadvantaged 10 53 63 37 14 61 75 25
English Learners 2 20 22 78 1 24 25 75
Homeless 3 36 39 61 - 36 36 64
Military Connected 10 54 64 36 13 63 77 23
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 4 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 7 44 50 50 10 54 65 35
Female 7 46 53 47 11 57 68 32
Male 7 41 48 52 10 52 62 38
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 14 55 69 31 19 67 86 14
Black 4 36 40 60 6 51 57 43
Hispanic 5 42 47 53 7 57 64 36
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0 < < < <
White 16 60 76 24 24 57 82 18
Multiple Races 6 54 61 39 11 67 78 22
Students with Disabilities 8 21 29 71 8 36 44 56
Students without Disabilities 6 48 54 46 11 58 69 31
Economically Disadvantaged 3 39 42 58 6 51 57 43
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 52 66 34 19 61 80 20
English Learners - 23 23 77 4 39 43 57
Homeless 7 26 33 67 7 44 51 49
Military Connected 15 62 77 23 18 64 81 19
Grade 5 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 6 44 49 51 6 53 59 41
Female 7 46 53 47 7 55 62 38
Male 5 41 46 54 5 51 56 44
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 13 70 83 17 12 73 85 15
Black 2 36 38 62 3 47 50 50
Hispanic 9 40 48 52 2 51 53 47
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < 100 0
White 14 61 75 25 16 65 81 19
Multiple Races 5 62 67 33 8 65 73 27
Students with Disabilities 9 20 28 72 7 26 33 67
Students without Disabilities 5 49 54 46 6 58 64 36
Economically Disadvantaged 3 36 39 61 3 48 51 49
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 57 68 32 12 61 74 26
English Learners 3 20 23 77 - 24 24 76
Homeless 7 32 39 61 3 45 47 53
Military Connected 9 61 70 30 13 67 80 20
Foster Care < < < <
Grade 6 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 7 46 54 46 5 46 51 49
Female 8 50 58 42 6 49 55 45
Male 7 43 49 51 5 43 48 52
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 4 78 83 17 12 74 85 15
Black 4 38 43 57 2 40 42 58
Hispanic 8 49 57 43 7 43 49 51
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 15 58 73 27 13 59 72 28
Multiple Races 10 64 75 25 8 58 66 34
Students with Disabilities 8 19 27 73 7 22 29 71
Students without Disabilities 7 52 59 41 5 50 55 45
Economically Disadvantaged 5 40 45 55 3 39 41 59
Not Economically Disadvantaged 12 57 69 31 11 60 70 30
English Learners 1 11 13 87 3 6 9 91
Homeless - 25 25 75 5 24 29 71
Military Connected 11 66 77 23 8 61 69 31
Grade 7 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 6 51 57 43 6 52 58 42
Female 7 50 57 43 8 54 62 38
Male 6 51 57 43 4 51 56 44
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 18 51 69 31 12 70 81 19
Black 4 43 47 53 3 45 48 52
Hispanic 6 55 60 40 4 57 61 39
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0 < < < <
White 12 64 76 24 15 64 79 21
Multiple Races 8 66 75 25 9 69 78 22
Students with Disabilities 6 23 29 71 6 25 32 68
Students without Disabilities 6 56 62 38 6 57 63 37
Economically Disadvantaged 3 45 48 52 4 47 51 49
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 60 72 28 10 63 73 27
English Learners 2 27 29 71 - 17 17 83
Homeless - 33 33 67 5 23 28 72
Military Connected 8 66 74 26 9 69 78 22
Grade 8 English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 46 54 46 8 52 60 40
Female 8 49 57 43 9 55 63 37
Male 7 43 51 49 7 49 57 43
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 21 69 90 10 18 65 83 18
Black 4 39 43 57 4 46 51 49
Hispanic 6 53 59 41 8 52 59 41
Native Hawaiian < < < < 20 40 60 40
White 17 58 76 24 16 64 79 21
Multiple Races 11 56 68 32 14 62 75 25
Students with Disabilities 10 15 26 74 9 24 34 66
Students without Disabilities 7 52 59 41 8 57 64 36
Economically Disadvantaged 5 40 45 55 4 46 50 50
Not Economically Disadvantaged 13 58 71 29 14 62 76 24
English Learners - 21 21 79 1 22 23 77
Homeless - 33 33 67 11 32 42 58
Military Connected 14 58 73 27 14 63 76 24
Foster Care < < < <
EOC English Reading Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 20 53 74 26 16 59 76 24
Female 22 53 74 26 17 60 77 23
Male 19 54 73 27 16 58 74 26
American Indian < < 100 0 < < < <
Asian 40 49 89 11 46 49 94 6
Black 11 53 65 35 9 60 68 32
Hispanic 15 60 75 25 17 56 73 27
Native Hawaiian 23 62 85 15 < < < <
White 39 50 89 11 33 58 90 10
Multiple Races 30 56 86 14 22 69 90 10
Students with Disabilities 18 24 42 58 8 35 43 57
Students without Disabilities 20 58 79 21 18 63 81 19
Economically Disadvantaged 11 53 64 36 10 60 70 30
Not Economically Disadvantaged 31 54 85 15 26 58 84 16
English Learners - 8 8 92 2 21 23 77
Homeless 6 59 65 35 12 77 88 12
Military Connected 30 56 85 15 23 67 90 10
< = 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 9 39 48 52
Female 11 42 53 47
Male 8 36 43 57
American Indian 7 47 53 47
Asian 33 51 85 15
Black 4 34 38 62
Hispanic 9 43 52 48
Native Hawaiian 25 45 70 30
White 20 47 67 33
Multiple Races 16 47 63 37
Students with Disabilities 1 12 13 87
Students without Disabilities 11 43 54 46
Economically Disadvantaged 4 33 38 62
Not Economically Disadvantaged 17 47 65 35
English Learners - 14 14 86
Homeless 8 28 36 64
Military Connected 14 51 65 35
Grade 8 Writing Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 6 32 38 62
Female 7 36 43 57
Male 5 28 33 67
American Indian < < < <
Asian 28 53 81 19
Black 3 25 28 72
Hispanic 6 36 42 58
Native Hawaiian 27 27 55 45
White 12 44 55 45
Multiple Races 9 42 51 49
Students with Disabilities - 7 7 93
Students without Disabilities 7 36 44 56
Economically Disadvantaged 3 25 28 72
Not Economically Disadvantaged 12 43 55 45
English Learners - 9 9 91
Homeless 7 20 27 73
Military Connected 7 47 54 46
EOC Writing Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 13 46 59 41
Female 15 49 64 36
Male 11 44 55 45
American Indian < < < <
Asian 41 48 90 10
Black 5 43 48 52
Hispanic 13 50 63 37
Native Hawaiian < < < <
White 30 50 80 20
Multiple Races 24 53 77 23
Students with Disabilities 2 19 21 79
Students without Disabilities 15 50 65 35
Economically Disadvantaged 6 43 49 51
Not Economically Disadvantaged 23 52 75 25
English Learners - 20 20 80
Homeless 9 39 48 52
Military Connected 23 55 78 22
< = 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 2 24 26 74 3 42 46 54
Female 2 24 25 75 2 43 46 54
Male 3 25 27 73 4 42 46 54
American Indian 3 17 19 81 5 54 59 41
Asian 4 62 66 34 12 67 79 21
Black 2 16 17 83 1 34 35 65
Hispanic 2 25 27 73 2 41 44 56
Native Hawaiian - 36 36 64 5 58 63 37
White 5 41 46 54 9 60 69 31
Multiple Races 2 30 32 68 4 54 58 42
Students with Disabilities 8 10 17 83 4 24 28 72
Students without Disabilities 1 27 28 72 3 46 49 51
Economically Disadvantaged 1 16 17 83 2 34 36 64
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 39 42 58 6 56 63 37
English Learners 1 10 12 88 1 22 23 77
Homeless 1 9 10 90 1 30 31 69
Military Connected 3 41 44 56 6 59 65 35
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 3 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 25 27 73 5 46 52 48
Female 1 24 25 75 4 46 49 51
Male 2 26 28 72 7 47 54 46
American Indian < < < < 9 64 73 27
Asian 6 58 64 36 29 57 86 14
Black 1 13 14 86 1 39 40 60
Hispanic 1 26 28 72 3 48 51 49
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 4 50 54 46 14 60 74 26
Multiple Races 3 35 38 62 7 61 67 33
Students with Disabilities 5 13 18 82 3 26 29 71
Students without Disabilities 1 27 28 72 6 50 56 44
Economically Disadvantaged 1 14 15 85 3 39 41 59
Not Economically Disadvantaged 3 45 48 52 10 60 70 30
English Learners - 17 17 83 2 29 30 70
Homeless - 9 9 91 - 33 33 67
Military Connected 3 47 50 50 10 65 75 25
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 4 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 3 24 27 73 5 44 49 51
Female 2 21 23 77 3 47 50 50
Male 4 26 30 70 7 42 49 51
American Indian < < < < < < 100 0
Asian 10 41 52 48 22 54 76 24
Black 2 15 17 83 2 36 38 62
Hispanic 1 24 25 75 3 47 50 50
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0 < < < <
White 7 43 50 50 14 61 75 25
Multiple Races 2 27 29 71 7 49 56 44
Students with Disabilities 8 10 18 82 3 28 31 69
Students without Disabilities 2 26 28 72 6 48 53 47
Economically Disadvantaged 2 16 18 82 2 37 39 61
Not Economically Disadvantaged 5 37 42 58 11 59 70 30
English Learners 1 11 12 88 3 29 31 69
Homeless 4 8 12 88 - 32 32 68
Military Connected 6 43 49 51 8 60 68 32
Grade 5 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 3 22 25 75 4 39 44 56
Female 2 21 24 76 4 38 42 58
Male 3 23 26 74 5 40 46 54
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 3 71 74 26 14 68 82 18
Black 1 11 12 88 2 32 33 67
Hispanic 3 23 26 74 2 38 39 61
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 7 46 53 47 13 58 70 30
Multiple Races 2 31 33 67 5 47 52 48
Students with Disabilities 7 8 15 85 4 20 24 76
Students without Disabilities 2 25 27 73 5 43 48 52
Economically Disadvantaged 1 13 14 86 2 31 33 67
Not Economically Disadvantaged 6 39 45 55 9 54 63 37
English Learners 3 10 13 87 1 14 15 85
Homeless 3 7 10 90 - 24 24 76
Military Connected 5 41 46 54 9 59 68 32
Foster Care < < < <
Grade 6 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 1 15 16 84 2 26 27 73
Female 1 14 15 85 1 25 26 74
Male 2 16 18 82 2 26 28 72
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian - 56 56 44 12 60 72 28
Black 2 10 12 88 1 17 18 82
Hispanic 1 17 18 82 2 28 30 70
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 2 26 27 73 4 46 50 50
Multiple Races - 24 24 76 - 40 40 60
Students with Disabilities 7 6 13 87 7 13 20 80
Students without Disabilities - 17 17 83 1 28 29 71
Economically Disadvantaged 2 10 12 88 1 19 20 80
Not Economically Disadvantaged 1 27 28 72 3 41 44 56
English Learners 1 6 7 93 3 10 13 87
Homeless - - - 100 3 18 20 80
Military Connected 1 30 31 69 4 39 42 58
Grade 7 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 8 11 89 1 23 24 76
Female 2 7 9 91 1 23 23 77
Male 3 9 12 88 1 23 24 76
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian - 9 9 91 - 63 63 38
Black 3 8 10 90 1 17 18 82
Hispanic - 8 8 92 - 26 26 74
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 4 11 15 85 1 42 43 57
Multiple Races - 14 14 86 - 34 34 66
Students with Disabilities 10 4 14 86 6 13 19 81
Students without Disabilities - 10 10 90 - 25 25 75
Economically Disadvantaged 2 7 9 91 1 19 21 79
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 13 17 83 - 32 32 68
English Learners - 3 3 97 - 12 12 88
Homeless - 5 5 95 3 6 9 91
Military Connected 1 13 14 86 - 33 33 67
Grade 8 Mathematics Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 17 19 81 1 32 33 67
Female 1 18 19 81 1 33 34 66
Male 2 16 18 82 2 31 33 67
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 3 51 54 46 3 62 66 34
Black 2 11 13 87 1 23 24 76
Hispanic 1 21 22 78 1 33 34 66
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 2 28 30 70 4 49 53 47
Multiple Races 3 18 20 80 - 49 49 51
Students with Disabilities 10 5 15 85 5 15 20 80
Students without Disabilities - 19 19 81 1 35 36 64
Economically Disadvantaged 2 10 12 88 1 23 24 76
Not Economically Disadvantaged 2 28 30 70 2 47 49 51
English Learners - 4 4 96 - 15 15 85
Homeless - 18 18 82 2 22 24 76
Military Connected 4 30 34 66 2 51 52 48
Algebra I Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 1 33 34 66 2 61 63 37
Female 1 34 34 66 2 64 66 34
Male 1 32 33 67 2 58 59 41
American Indian < < < < < < 100 0
Asian 5 65 70 30 5 74 79 21
Black - 27 28 72 1 56 57 43
Hispanic 1 36 37 63 2 53 55 45
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 2 45 46 54 4 74 78 22
Multiple Races 1 32 33 67 3 70 73 27
Students with Disabilities - 16 16 84 - 45 45 55
Students without Disabilities 1 36 37 63 2 63 65 35
Economically Disadvantaged - 27 27 73 - 57 58 42
Not Economically Disadvantaged 2 43 44 56 4 66 71 29
English Learners - 18 18 82 - 31 31 69
Homeless - 10 10 90 - 54 54 46
Military Connected 2 46 48 52 5 74 79 21
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Geometry Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 52 54 46 2 61 64 36
Female 2 52 54 46 2 60 61 39
Male 2 52 54 46 3 63 67 33
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Asian 3 83 86 14 7 70 78 22
Black 1 41 42 58 - 52 53 47
Hispanic - 50 50 50 3 52 56 44
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 4 61 65 35 4 75 79 21
Multiple Races - 53 53 47 4 71 75 25
Students with Disabilities - 39 39 61 - 41 41 59
Students without Disabilities 2 52 55 45 2 62 65 35
Economically Disadvantaged 1 42 43 57 1 52 53 47
Not Economically Disadvantaged 3 60 63 37 4 71 74 26
English Learners < < < < 10 10 20 80
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected 4 61 64 36 3 71 75 25
Foster Care < < < <
Algebra II Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 5 53 58 42 7 82 89 11
Female 4 53 56 44 5 82 87 13
Male 7 53 60 40 9 82 91 9
American Indian < < < < < < 100 0
Asian 4 85 89 11 9 88 97 3
Black 1 48 48 52 2 78 80 20
Hispanic 8 55 63 38 - 81 81 19
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < 100 0
White 7 50 58 42 11 86 96 4
Multiple Races 8 62 69 31 4 86 89 11
Students with Disabilities 12 41 53 47 < < 100 0
Students without Disabilities 5 53 58 42 7 82 89 11
Economically Disadvantaged 1 49 50 50 3 76 79 21
Not Economically Disadvantaged 7 55 62 38 8 85 93 7
English Learners < < < < < < 100 0
Homeless < < 100 0 < < < <
Military Connected 1 63 64 36 5 87 92 8
< = 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 3 32 35 65 4 43 47 53
Female 2 31 34 66 4 42 46 54
Male 4 33 36 64 5 44 49 51
American Indian 6 33 39 61 6 39 44 56
Asian 6 68 74 26 10 72 83 17
Black 2 21 23 77 2 33 34 66
Hispanic 3 31 34 66 3 43 46 54
Native Hawaiian - 45 45 55 5 50 55 45
White 7 55 62 38 11 64 75 25
Multiple Races 3 42 45 55 4 58 62 38
Students with Disabilities 7 13 21 79 6 19 25 75
Students without Disabilities 2 36 38 62 4 48 52 48
Economically Disadvantaged 2 21 23 77 2 33 35 65
Not Economically Disadvantaged 5 49 54 46 7 60 67 33
English Learners 1 10 11 89 - 15 15 85
Homeless 3 18 21 79 3 27 30 70
Military Connected 6 48 54 46 9 62 71 29
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 5 Science Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 4 23 27 73 6 33 39 61
Female 4 21 25 75 4 31 35 65
Male 5 24 29 71 8 34 42 58
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 6 65 71 29 19 56 74 26
Black 1 13 15 85 2 25 27 73
Hispanic 5 21 26 74 4 29 33 67
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 13 44 56 44 17 51 68 32
Multiple Races 2 32 34 66 6 44 50 50
Students with Disabilities 6 8 15 85 7 15 22 78
Students without Disabilities 4 26 29 71 6 36 42 58
Economically Disadvantaged 1 13 15 85 3 24 27 73
Not Economically Disadvantaged 9 40 49 51 12 47 59 41
English Learners 3 9 12 88 1 9 10 90
Homeless 7 11 18 82 3 18 21 79
Military Connected 9 40 49 51 16 49 65 35
Foster Care < < < <
Grade 8 Science Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 30 32 68 2 40 42 58
Female 2 29 31 69 2 39 41 59
Male 3 32 34 66 2 41 43 57
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian - 68 68 32 2 80 83 17
Black 2 17 19 81 1 29 30 70
Hispanic 1 32 33 67 3 43 46 54
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 3 56 60 40 4 61 65 35
Multiple Races 2 41 44 56 1 56 57 43
Students with Disabilities 8 11 20 80 6 18 23 77
Students without Disabilities 1 34 35 65 1 44 45 55
Economically Disadvantaged 2 20 22 78 1 28 29 71
Not Economically Disadvantaged 3 47 50 50 3 59 62 38
English Learners - 3 3 97 - 12 12 88
Homeless - 21 21 79 2 15 17 83
Military Connected 5 48 53 47 2 65 67 33
Foster Care < < < <
Biology Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 35 37 63 4 52 56 44
Female 1 38 39 61 4 55 59 41
Male 2 33 35 65 4 50 54 46
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 10 70 80 20 17 71 88 13
Black - 27 27 73 1 42 43 57
Hispanic 2 33 35 65 2 50 52 48
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 5 56 61 39 11 73 84 16
Multiple Races 4 51 54 46 4 64 68 32
Students with Disabilities - 16 16 84 - 20 21 79
Students without Disabilities 2 39 41 59 5 58 62 38
Economically Disadvantaged - 25 26 74 2 42 45 55
Not Economically Disadvantaged 4 51 54 46 7 67 73 27
English Learners - 12 12 88 - 20 20 80
Homeless - 21 21 79 4 46 50 50
Military Connected 1 49 50 50 5 72 77 23
Foster Care < < < <
Chemistry Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 4 38 42 58 4 58 62 38
Female - 37 37 63 7 47 53 47
Male < < < < - 73 73 27
American Indian < < < < < < 100 0
Asian < < 100 0 < < < <
Black < < < < < < < <
Hispanic < < < < < < < <
White 8 62 69 31 10 80 90 10
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < <
Students without Disabilities 4 42 46 54 4 58 62 38
Economically Disadvantaged < < < < - 45 45 55
Not Economically Disadvantaged 5 45 50 50 7 67 73 27
English Learners < < 100 0
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected - 45 45 55 8 50 58 42
Earth Science Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 2 51 53 47 3 57 60 40
Female 2 48 50 50 4 53 57 43
Male 2 55 57 43 3 61 64 36
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 12 69 81 19 5 82 86 14
Black - 40 40 60 1 42 44 56
Hispanic - 58 58 42 - 66 66 34
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 5 70 75 25 9 79 89 11
Multiple Races 2 55 56 44 4 77 82 18
Students with Disabilities 1 25 26 74 - 27 27 73
Students without Disabilities 2 55 57 43 4 61 65 35
Economically Disadvantaged 1 40 41 59 1 46 46 54
Not Economically Disadvantaged 3 65 68 32 7 75 83 17
English Learners - 29 29 71 - 32 32 68
Homeless < < < < - 50 50 50
Military Connected 4 68 71 29 8 75 83 17
Foster Care < < < <
< = 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 8 41 49 51
Female 7 42 49 51
Male 10 41 50 50
American Indian - 43 43 57
Asian 19 64 82 18
Black 3 34 37 63
Hispanic 10 43 53 47
Native Hawaiian 12 47 59 41
White 19 56 75 25
Multiple Races 12 50 62 38
Students with Disabilities 2 20 22 78
Students without Disabilities 9 45 55 45
Economically Disadvantaged 4 34 38 62
Not Economically Disadvantaged 16 53 69 31
English Learners 3 20 23 77
Homeless 2 28 29 71
Military Connected 19 55 73 27
Foster Care < < < <
VA & US History Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 1 24 25 75
Female - 22 22 78
Male 2 26 28 72
American Indian < < < <
Asian < < < <
Black - 15 15 85
Hispanic 2 24 27 73
White 3 57 60 40
Multiple Races - 23 23 77
Students with Disabilities - 13 13 87
Students without Disabilities 1 29 31 69
Economically Disadvantaged - 16 16 84
Not Economically Disadvantaged 3 39 42 58
English Learners - 10 10 90
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected - 63 63 37
World History I Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 4 37 41 59
Female 5 38 43 57
Male 3 35 38 62
American Indian < < < <
Asian < < 100 0
Black 1 24 26 74
Hispanic 3 27 30 70
White 9 66 75 25
Multiple Races 10 67 76 24
Students with Disabilities - 19 19 81
Students without Disabilities 5 41 46 54
Economically Disadvantaged 2 23 25 75
Not Economically Disadvantaged 6 60 66 34
English Learners - 17 17 83
Homeless 20 20 40 60
Military Connected 12 58 70 30
World History II Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 11 43 54 46
Female 13 53 67 33
Male 8 31 38 62
Black - - - 100
Hispanic < < 100 0
White 25 67 92 8
Multiple Races < < < <
Students with Disabilities < < < <
Students without Disabilities 13 46 58 42
Economically Disadvantaged < < < <
Not Economically Disadvantaged 15 50 65 35
English Learners < < 100 0
Military Connected < < < <
Geography Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 3 44 47 53
Female 2 44 46 54
Male 4 44 48 52
American Indian < < < <
Asian 11 68 79 21
Black 1 33 34 66
Hispanic 2 49 51 49
Native Hawaiian < < < <
White 8 68 76 24
Multiple Races 6 54 59 41
Students with Disabilities - 18 18 82
Students without Disabilities 3 49 52 48
Economically Disadvantaged 1 34 36 64
Not Economically Disadvantaged 6 61 68 32
English Learners - 19 19 81
Homeless - 21 21 79
Military Connected 6 66 72 28
Foster Care < < < <
Civics & Econ Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 8 46 54 46
Female 7 47 54 46
Male 8 46 53 47
American Indian < < < <
Asian 19 67 86 14
Black 3 40 43 57
Hispanic 12 55 66 34
Native Hawaiian < < < <
White 16 57 73 27
Multiple Races 13 50 63 37
Students with Disabilities - 22 22 78
Students without Disabilities 9 50 59 41
Economically Disadvantaged 3 40 43 57
Not Economically Disadvantaged 15 57 72 28
English Learners 4 32 36 64
Homeless - 32 32 68
Military Connected 19 55 74 26
Foster Care < < < <
VA Studies Performance 2020-2021 2021-2022
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 15 36 51 49
Female 12 37 49 51
Male 18 35 53 47
American Indian < < < <
Asian 36 48 84 16
Black 7 33 40 60
Hispanic 18 32 50 50
Native Hawaiian < < < <
White 33 43 76 24
Multiple Races 20 46 66 34
Students with Disabilities 6 22 28 72
Students without Disabilities 17 39 56 44
Economically Disadvantaged 7 33 40 60
Not Economically Disadvantaged 30 42 72 28
English Learners 7 17 24 76
Homeless - 32 32 68
Military Connected 32 44 76 24
Foster Care < < < <
< = 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
Division2022
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-kindergarten1,2781,5291,711
Kindergarten2,0822,1772,195
Grade 12,2352,1352,249
Grade 22,1962,0892,101
Grade 32,1912,0681,956
Grade 42,1922,0512,006
Grade 52,1582,0541,950
Grade 62,1591,9991,962
Grade 72,0672,0471,864
Grade 82,0541,9641,889
Grade 92,2912,5152,886
Grade 102,0171,8981,782
Grade 111,4421,4461,157
Grade 121,5931,5061,601
Post Graduate142421
Total Students27,96927,50227,330

< = 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 Students279692750227330
Female137401355413438
Male142291394813889
American Indian979892
Asian562525502
Black163171588215576
Hispanic327633613654
Native Hawaiian807572
White579256945569
Multiple Races184518671865
Students with Disabilities321037043789
Students without Disabilities247592379823541
Economically Disadvantaged189921667816640
Not Economically Disadvantaged89771082410690
English Learners132513881592
Not English Learners266442611425738
Homeless173157179
Military Connected406240373998
Foster Care473120
< = 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 713 811 43 25 192 64
State 52170 36661 2122 745 5113 1898
Female Division 420 409 17 7 69 25
State 28666 15796 664 262 1814 769
Male Division 293 402 26 18 123 39
State 23482 20836 1455 483 3297 1128
American Indian Division < < < < 0 <
State 99 75 3 1 20 7
Asian Division 43 6 1 0 1 0
State 6086 1308 80 10 86 38
Black Division 330 526 28 15 115 47
State 8348 9965 761 162 1156 732
Hispanic Division 51 88 2 3 46 5
State 6301 7052 288 78 2283 404
Native Hawaiian Division 6 4 0 0 1 0
State 88 51 5 0 5 1
White Division 209 145 6 6 18 9
State 28378 16223 879 440 1367 628
Multiple Races Division 70 40 6 1 11 3
State 2870 1987 106 54 196 88
Students with Disabilities Division 7 65 43 2 10 1
State 1555 7404 2122 109 965 127
Economically Disadvantaged Division 276 549 26 12 94 51
State 12249 19238 1246 413 2873 1301
English Learners Division 7 35 1 0 27 0
State 1453 3818 259 23 1873 155
Homeless Division 7 19 0 0 1 3
State 183 580 38 11 180 55
Military Connected Division 124 97 2 1 8 3
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 Students1,8481,567851,5938619210
Female9478468985390697
Male901721807408212314
American Indian<<100<10000
Asian515098509812
Black1,061884839008511511
Hispanic19514172144744624
Native Hawaiian111091109119
White3933609236693185
Multiple Races1311168911789118
Students with Disabilities1291158911892108
Economically Disadvantaged1,0088518486486949
English Learners70436143612739
Homeless302687268713
Military Connected235223952249583
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 Taken1,576 / 20.94%1,492 / 20.32%1,494 / 20.29%
Advanced Placement Course Enrollment1,940 / 25.78%1,870 / 25.47%1,738 / 23.6%
Dual Enrollment133 / 1.77%99 / 1.35%157 / 2.13%
Governor's School Enrollment56 / .74%59 / .8%62 / .84%
IB Course Enrollment103 / 1.37%102 / 1.39%104 / 1.41%
Senior Enrolled in IB Program48 / .64%47 / .64%58 / .79%

< = 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 StudentsDivision1,51479148
State86,21159,46331
FemaleDivision81647841
State43,37932,57925
MaleDivision69831355
State42,83226,88437
American IndianDivision<<100
State22013539
AsianDivision644333
State6,3805,55313
BlackDivision83240052
State18,49311,40838
HispanicDivision1245357
State10,7996,31841
Native HawaiianDivision<<100
State1248234
WhiteDivision39824040
State46,06133,07628
Multiple RacesDivision875240
State4,1342,89130
Students with DisabilitiesDivision712663
State7,5273,57553
Economically DisadvantagedDivision79735456
State28,16915,21546
English LearnersDivision572163
State5,2962,82847
< = 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
2019-20202020-20212021-2022
Industry CertificationDivision7991,0962,330
 State43,66051,68595,688
Workplace ReadinessDivision2-3
 State26,62716,88544,348
Total Credentials EarnedDivision8011,1342,392
 State71,13171,189143,862
Students Earning One or More CredentialsDivision6901,0472,048
 State62,89960,992115,682
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery ExaminationDivision144-96
 State917302761
CTE CompletersDivision1,008902949
 State44,53942,30344,149
NOCTI AssessmentsDivision-3859
 State5111,5422,590
State LicensuresDivision---
 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$2,884$6,598$1,844
State$6,642$5,388$901
2019-2020Division$3,860$6,850$1,762
State$6,770$5,603$867
2020-2021Division$3,747$7,730$1,938
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 Students22,0484,37519,5466,260
Female10,9182,0889,6233,077
Male11,1302,2879,9223,183
American Indian80106326
Asian5072444344
Black12,3223,15210,7034,095
Hispanic2,5865072,412822
Native Hawaiian7456612
White4,9604394,489901
Multiple Races1,5192381,370360
Students with Disabilities3,0967332,6911,007
Economically Disadvantaged13,2113,74611,4445,067
English Learners1,0162361,179394
Homeless281134228259
< = 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 <
Disorderly or Disruptive Behavior Offenses 19
Other Offenses Against Persons 22
Offenses Against Student <
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 Indian0.40.20.3
Asian2.10.22
Black57.98358.366.7
Hispanic11.35.111.715.2
Native Hawaiian0.30.10.3
White21.36.820.718.2
Multiple Races6.64.56.6
< = 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 Indian0.40.3
Asian2.12
Black57.987.758.3
Hispanic11.36.211.7
Native Hawaiian0.30.3
White21.33.120.7
Multiple Races6.63.16.6
< = 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 Indian0.40.3
Asian2.12
Black57.983.358.3
Hispanic11.311.7
Native Hawaiian0.30.3
White21.316.720.7
Multiple Races6.66.6
< = 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 73.373.373.3
< = 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 52.852.852.8
< = 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 74.974.974.9
< = 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: 12.21 : 1

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2019-2020 Grades 8-12 Student Teacher Ratio: 13.96 : 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

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- = 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

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Teacher Educational Attainment
  Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctoral Degree Other
2019-202039%53%2%6%
2020-202139%53%2%6%
2021-202240%52%2%6%
< = 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 Students61%66%--
Asian86%88%--
Black52%58%--
Hispanic59%66%--
White80%84%--
Multiple Races76%78%--
Economically Disadvantaged52%58%--
English Learners39%53%--
Students with Disabilities36%38%--

< = 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 Students47%63%--
Asian80%88%--
Black36%54%--
Hispanic45%63%--
White69%80%--
Multiple Races59%74%--
Economically Disadvantaged36%55%--
English Learners32%57%--
Students with Disabilities26%37%--

< = 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 Students42%
Asian65%
Black31%
Hispanic40%
White65%
Multiple Races51%
Economically Disadvantaged30%
English Learners26%
Students with Disabilities26%

< = 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 Students82%84%84%
Asian98%90%84%
Black79%82%84%
Hispanic75%82%84%
White90%86%84%
Multiple Races88%89%84%
Economically Disadvantaged81%80%84%
English Learners67%71%84%
Students with Disabilities44%65%84%
Homeless75%--
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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 Students24%18%13%10%
Asian9%6%10%10%
Black28%21%14%10%
Hispanic25%19%14%10%
White17%13%14%10%
Multiple Races21%21%15%10%
Economically Disadvantaged31%23%17%10%
English Learners25%18%13%10%
Students with Disabilities27%22%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 Progress45%50%58%
English Learner Proficiency6%--

< = 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 Progress33473545%
English Learner Proficiency7213076%

ESSA Participation Rates

Student GroupEnglish Reading ParticipationMathematics ParticipationScience Participation
Assessed Not Assessed Assessed Not Assessed Assessed Not Assessed
All Students98%2%98%2%90%10%
Asian98%2%98%2%77%23%
Black98%2%98%2%91%9%
Hispanic98%2%98%2%93%7%
White98%2%98%2%89%11%
Multiple Races98%2%99%1%86%14%
Economically Disadvantaged98%2%98%2%92%8%
Not Economically Disadvantaged99%1%99%1%99%1%
English Learners99%1%98%2%98%2%
Students with Disabilities98%2%98%2%95%5%
Students without Disabilities98%2%98%2%98%2%
Female98%2%98%2%98%2%
Male98%2%98%2%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 Students76%68%
Asian90%88%
Black72%62%
Hispanic75%66%
White86%81%
Multiple Races83%74%
Economically Disadvantaged72%62%
English Learners69%61%
Students with Disabilities64%54%

< = 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.

Federal Designation

2020 ESSA Status is based on the last ava