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Roanoke County Public Schools

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Division: Roanoke County Public Schools
Division Number: 80
Address: 5937 Cove Rd NW Roanoke, VA 24019-2403
Superintendent: Dr. Ken Nicely
Region: 6
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Accreditation

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

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Student Achievement by Proficiency Level

Reading Performance: All Students

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

This chart displays the percentage of students passing state reading tests. Virginia students are assessed annually in reading in grades 3-8 and once in high school with an end-of-course (EOC) reading test. Use the drop down menu above the chart to view results for a specific test. Use the menu below the chart to select results for a specific group of students. Practice test items representative of the content and skills included in current Standards of Learning assessments are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.
English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 18 66 84 16 17 60 78 22
Female 21 65 86 14 19 61 81 19
Male 16 66 82 18 16 60 75 25
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 27 64 91 9 29 59 87 13
Black 10 59 69 31 9 53 62 38
Hispanic 13 63 76 24 10 56 67 33
Native Hawaiian < < < < < < < <
White 19 67 86 14 19 61 80 20
Multiple Races 15 63 78 22 11 63 74 26
Students with Disabilities 9 44 53 47 8 37 45 55
Students without Disabilities 20 70 89 11 19 65 84 16
Economically Disadvantaged 10 65 74 26 10 55 65 35
Not Economically Disadvantaged 22 66 88 12 21 63 84 16
English Learners 3 42 45 55 2 38 40 60
Homeless - 75 75 25 10 62 71 29
Military Connected 24 65 88 12 13 69 82 18
Foster Care 7 59 66 34 8 42 50 50
Grade 3 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 22 58 80 20 14 58 72 28
Female 25 58 83 17 15 58 74 26
Male 19 57 76 24 12 58 70 30
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Asian 30 53 83 17 18 74 92 8
Black 17 53 70 30 11 47 58 42
Hispanic 15 60 75 25 7 54 61 39
White 23 59 81 19 15 58 73 27
Multiple Races 20 53 73 27 4 70 73 27
Students with Disabilities 9 40 49 51 5 39 44 56
Students without Disabilities 25 61 86 14 16 62 78 22
Economically Disadvantaged 11 58 69 31 7 48 56 44
Not Economically Disadvantaged 28 57 85 15 17 63 80 20
English Learners - 52 52 48 - 49 49 51
Homeless < < 100 0
Military Connected 28 67 94 6 - 73 73 27
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 4 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 20 60 80 20 21 58 79 21
Female 23 59 82 18 23 59 82 18
Male 17 62 79 21 19 58 77 23
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Asian 23 60 83 17 40 48 88 13
Black 10 51 61 39 12 44 56 44
Hispanic 13 60 73 27 14 48 62 38
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0
White 21 62 83 17 22 60 83 17
Multiple Races 19 56 76 24 8 76 84 16
Students with Disabilities 11 38 48 52 8 38 46 54
Students without Disabilities 22 65 87 13 24 63 87 13
Economically Disadvantaged 12 59 71 29 11 59 70 30
Not Economically Disadvantaged 24 61 86 14 26 58 84 16
English Learners 9 51 60 40 3 46 49 51
Military Connected 14 79 93 7 7 79 86 14
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 5 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 26 57 83 17 12 64 75 25
Female 30 57 86 14 13 65 77 23
Male 22 58 80 20 11 63 74 26
Asian 45 49 94 6 15 63 77 23
Black 14 58 72 28 9 56 65 35
Hispanic 18 55 73 27 8 56 64 36
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0 < < < <
White 27 57 85 15 12 65 77 23
Multiple Races 18 62 80 20 11 66 77 23
Students with Disabilities 12 45 57 43 7 34 40 60
Students without Disabilities 29 60 89 11 13 70 82 18
Economically Disadvantaged 13 61 73 27 5 58 63 37
Not Economically Disadvantaged 33 55 89 11 14 66 81 19
English Learners - 33 33 67 - 19 19 81
Homeless < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Military Connected 33 58 92 8 15 77 92 8
Foster Care < < 100 0 < < < <
Grade 6 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 21 63 84 16 14 62 75 25
Female 23 61 84 16 16 62 78 22
Male 19 65 84 16 11 62 73 27
American Indian < < < <
Asian 23 67 91 9 27 54 81 19
Black 10 53 63 37 6 52 59 41
Hispanic 19 67 86 14 3 65 68 32
White 23 65 87 13 15 64 79 21
Multiple Races 14 54 68 32 13 54 67 33
Students with Disabilities 10 39 49 51 6 36 42 58
Students without Disabilities 23 68 90 10 15 67 82 18
Economically Disadvantaged 11 64 75 25 8 51 59 41
Not Economically Disadvantaged 26 63 89 11 16 67 83 17
English Learners 7 33 40 60 9 18 27 73
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected 20 67 87 13 13 67 80 20
Foster Care < < 100 0 < < < <
Grade 7 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 19 67 86 14 15 63 78 22
Female 23 65 89 11 16 65 81 19
Male 15 68 83 17 13 62 75 25
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Asian 30 66 95 5 33 57 90 10
Black 9 64 72 28 7 59 66 34
Hispanic 9 63 72 28 14 56 69 31
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0
White 21 68 89 11 15 64 80 20
Multiple Races 13 62 75 25 9 65 74 26
Students with Disabilities 7 52 59 41 6 37 43 57
Students without Disabilities 21 70 91 9 16 68 85 15
Economically Disadvantaged 10 68 79 21 8 59 67 33
Not Economically Disadvantaged 23 66 89 11 18 65 83 17
English Learners - 46 46 54 6 35 41 59
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 28 44 72 28 7 57 64 36
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 8 English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 11 68 80 20 16 60 76 24
Female 11 72 84 16 18 63 82 18
Male 11 65 76 24 14 57 71 29
American Indian < < < < < < 100 0
Asian 20 78 98 3 25 65 90 10
Black 3 59 62 38 6 47 54 46
Hispanic 8 62 70 30 12 53 66 34
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0
White 12 69 81 19 18 62 80 20
Multiple Races 14 65 80 20 11 56 67 33
Students with Disabilities 4 41 45 55 10 29 39 61
Students without Disabilities 13 74 86 14 17 65 83 17
Economically Disadvantaged 5 65 69 31 9 54 63 37
Not Economically Disadvantaged 14 70 84 16 19 62 82 18
English Learners < < < < 8 25 33 67
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected 25 75 100 0 17 75 92 8
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
EOC English Reading Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 9 83 93 7 31 58 89 11
Female 11 82 93 7 34 57 91 9
Male 7 85 92 8 28 58 86 14
Asian 15 77 92 8 40 54 94 6
Black 8 77 85 15 17 64 81 19
Hispanic 3 85 88 12 19 63 81 19
White 9 84 93 7 33 57 90 10
Multiple Races 7 88 95 5 23 60 83 17
Students with Disabilities 10 56 66 34 15 48 63 37
Students without Disabilities 9 87 96 4 33 59 92 8
Economically Disadvantaged 3 80 83 17 20 58 78 22
Not Economically Disadvantaged 11 85 96 4 35 57 93 7
English Learners - 13 13 87 - 46 46 54
Homeless < < 100 0 < < < <
Military Connected 15 69 85 15 < < 100 0
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

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

This chart displays the percentage of students passing state writing tests. Virginia students are assessed in writing in grade 8 and once in most high schools with a state end-of-course (EOC) writing test. If a high school administers a locally developed writing assessment, results are not included in this chart as scores on locally developed writing assessments are not reported to the Virginia Department of Education. Use the drop down menu above the chart to view results for a specific test. Use the menu below the chart to select results for a specific group of students. Practice test items representative of the content and skills included in current Standards of Learning assessments are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.
English Writing Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 24 57 82 18
Female 31 57 88 12
Male 18 57 75 25
American Indian < < < <
Asian 40 51 91 9
Black 8 51 59 41
Hispanic 17 58 75 25
White 26 58 83 17
Multiple Races 20 62 83 17
Students with Disabilities 8 28 36 64
Students without Disabilities 27 61 88 12
Economically Disadvantaged 12 57 68 32
Not Economically Disadvantaged 29 57 86 14
English Learners < < < <
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 18 59 77 23
Foster Care < < < <
Grade 8 Writing Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 21 53 74 26
Female 29 54 83 17
Male 14 52 66 34
American Indian < < < <
Asian 46 44 90 10
Black 5 45 51 49
Hispanic 10 57 67 33
White 22 54 76 24
Multiple Races 20 57 76 24
Students with Disabilities 4 26 30 70
Students without Disabilities 25 58 83 17
Economically Disadvantaged 9 51 60 40
Not Economically Disadvantaged 27 54 81 19
English Learners < < < <
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 25 50 75 25
Foster Care < < < <
EOC Writing Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 28 62 91 9
Female 33 61 94 6
Male 23 64 87 13
Black 13 60 73 27
Hispanic 28 61 89 11
White 30 62 92 8
Students with Disabilities 19 35 54 46
Economically Disadvantaged 16 67 83 17
Not Economically Disadvantaged 32 61 93 7
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Math Performance: All Students

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

This chart displays the percentage of students passing state mathematics tests. Virginia students are assessed annually in mathematics in grades 3-8 and at the end of secondary courses (Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II) as needed to meet graduation requirements. Use the drop down menu above the chart to view results for a specific test. Use the menu below the chart to select results for a specific group of students. Practice test items representative of the content and skills included in current Standards of Learning assessments are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.
Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 21 68 89 11 10 61 71 29
Female 22 69 91 9 10 61 71 29
Male 20 68 88 12 11 61 72 28
American Indian < < 100 0 < < < <
Asian 39 57 96 4 28 60 88 12
Black 11 68 79 21 5 45 50 50
Hispanic 16 70 86 14 7 55 61 39
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0 < < < <
White 22 69 91 9 10 63 74 26
Multiple Races 20 66 86 14 8 57 65 35
Students with Disabilities 9 56 64 36 6 33 40 60
Students without Disabilities 23 71 94 6 11 66 77 23
Economically Disadvantaged 12 71 83 17 5 53 58 42
Not Economically Disadvantaged 25 67 93 7 13 64 77 23
English Learners 10 65 75 25 3 42 45 55
Homeless 6 72 78 22 10 50 60 40
Military Connected 27 61 88 12 11 64 74 26
Foster Care 6 64 70 30 3 42 45 55
Grade 3 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 19 68 88 12 11 59 69 31
Female 18 71 88 12 9 56 65 35
Male 21 66 87 13 13 61 74 26
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Asian 33 58 92 8 24 74 97 3
Black 9 71 80 20 4 32 36 64
Hispanic 12 72 84 16 6 52 58 42
White 20 68 89 11 12 60 72 28
Multiple Races 16 63 80 20 4 66 70 30
Students with Disabilities 6 57 63 37 5 32 37 63
Students without Disabilities 22 70 92 8 12 64 76 24
Economically Disadvantaged 8 73 81 19 3 51 54 46
Not Economically Disadvantaged 25 66 91 9 14 62 76 24
English Learners 9 69 78 22 2 58 60 40
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 17 78 94 6 9 45 55 45
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 4 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 18 70 89 11 12 56 68 32
Female 18 70 89 11 11 56 67 33
Male 18 71 89 11 13 56 68 32
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Asian 30 67 97 3 33 50 83 17
Black 8 69 77 23 6 34 40 60
Hispanic 19 64 83 17 8 40 48 52
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0
White 18 72 91 9 12 60 72 28
Multiple Races 26 56 82 18 - 58 58 42
Students with Disabilities 10 49 59 41 7 24 32 68
Students without Disabilities 20 75 95 5 13 63 76 24
Economically Disadvantaged 12 68 80 20 7 48 55 45
Not Economically Disadvantaged 22 72 93 7 14 59 73 27
English Learners 14 64 78 22 5 38 43 57
Military Connected 21 64 86 14 7 57 64 36
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 5 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 19 69 88 12 11 54 65 35
Female 21 68 89 11 10 53 64 36
Male 18 69 87 13 11 54 65 35
Asian 38 58 96 4 23 52 75 25
Black 13 59 72 28 4 33 38 62
Hispanic 12 71 83 17 8 50 58 42
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
White 19 70 90 10 11 56 67 33
Multiple Races 18 69 87 13 6 55 62 38
Students with Disabilities 9 47 56 44 8 25 34 66
Students without Disabilities 21 73 95 5 11 59 71 29
Economically Disadvantaged 11 72 82 18 5 43 48 52
Not Economically Disadvantaged 24 67 91 9 13 58 71 29
English Learners - 68 68 32 - 20 20 80
Homeless < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Military Connected 42 58 100 0 23 77 100 0
Foster Care < < 100 0 < < < <
Grade 6 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 17 71 87 13 4 54 57 43
Female 18 71 89 11 4 52 56 44
Male 15 70 85 15 3 55 58 42
American Indian < < 100 0 < < < <
Asian 31 69 100 0 12 64 76 24
Black 13 63 75 25 1 42 43 57
Hispanic 22 66 88 12 - 47 47 53
White 16 72 89 11 4 57 60 40
Multiple Races 9 70 79 21 6 43 49 51
Students with Disabilities 11 52 63 37 4 28 32 68
Students without Disabilities 18 75 93 7 3 60 63 37
Economically Disadvantaged 13 68 81 19 2 42 44 56
Not Economically Disadvantaged 19 73 92 8 4 60 64 36
English Learners 6 53 59 41 7 14 21 79
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected 33 58 92 8 - 36 36 64
Foster Care < < 100 0 < < < <
Grade 7 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 31 58 89 11 10 60 69 31
Female 33 58 91 9 11 59 70 30
Male 29 58 87 13 8 60 68 32
Asian 51 46 97 3 28 58 86 14
Black 15 58 73 27 5 44 49 51
Hispanic 17 68 85 15 7 54 61 39
Native Hawaiian < < < <
White 33 58 91 9 9 62 72 28
Multiple Races 27 56 84 16 7 59 66 34
Students with Disabilities 10 53 63 37 5 28 34 66
Students without Disabilities 35 59 94 6 10 66 76 24
Economically Disadvantaged 20 62 82 18 7 50 57 43
Not Economically Disadvantaged 36 56 92 8 11 64 75 25
English Learners - 60 60 40 - 35 35 65
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 26 47 74 26 12 65 76 24
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 8 Mathematics Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 7 75 82 18 3 57 60 40
Female 8 77 85 15 2 59 62 38
Male 5 74 79 21 4 55 59 41
American Indian < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Asian < < 100 0 - 85 85 15
Black 4 74 78 22 3 47 50 50
Hispanic 8 76 84 16 4 52 57 43
White 7 75 82 18 4 58 62 38
Multiple Races 5 76 81 19 - 54 54 46
Students with Disabilities 7 60 67 33 7 33 41 59
Students without Disabilities 7 83 90 10 2 65 67 33
Economically Disadvantaged 6 74 80 20 2 57 59 41
Not Economically Disadvantaged 7 76 83 17 4 57 61 39
English Learners < < < < 8 50 58 42
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < < <
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Algebra I Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 26 68 94 6 13 71 84 16
Female 31 66 96 4 13 72 85 15
Male 21 70 91 9 13 71 84 16
American Indian < < 100 0
Asian 58 42 100 0 35 62 96 4
Black 14 80 94 6 9 67 75 25
Hispanic 20 76 96 4 10 77 87 13
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0
White 25 68 93 7 12 73 85 15
Multiple Races 26 63 89 11 20 54 74 26
Students with Disabilities 5 74 79 21 4 60 63 37
Students without Disabilities 30 67 96 4 15 73 88 12
Economically Disadvantaged 17 73 90 10 8 68 76 24
Not Economically Disadvantaged 30 65 95 5 15 72 88 12
English Learners 26 74 100 0 5 68 74 26
Homeless < < 100 0 < < < <
Military Connected < < < < 7 79 86 14
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Geometry Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 20 70 91 9 15 76 91 9
Female 20 71 92 8 15 76 91 9
Male 20 69 89 11 14 76 91 9
Asian 31 61 93 7 50 46 96 4
Black 3 74 77 23 9 61 70 30
Hispanic 10 77 87 13 10 70 80 20
White 22 70 92 8 13 79 92 8
Multiple Races 20 76 96 4 20 75 95 5
Students with Disabilities 1 55 56 44 17 50 67 33
Students without Disabilities 22 72 94 6 15 77 92 8
Economically Disadvantaged 5 77 82 18 8 80 88 13
Not Economically Disadvantaged 25 68 93 7 16 75 92 8
English Learners 8 50 58 42 < < < <
Homeless < < 100 0
Military Connected 25 58 83 17 < < 100 0
Foster Care < < < <
Algebra II Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 22 74 96 4 21 73 94 6
Female 23 73 97 3 20 74 94 6
Male 20 75 96 4 21 72 94 6
American Indian < < 100 0
Asian 39 59 98 2 25 75 100 0
Black 15 85 100 0 < < < <
Hispanic 30 55 85 15 9 64 73 27
White 21 75 96 4 22 72 94 6
Multiple Races 18 79 96 4 < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities 8 92 100 0 < < 100 0
Students without Disabilities 22 74 96 4 21 73 94 6
Economically Disadvantaged 16 79 95 5 4 81 85 15
Not Economically Disadvantaged 23 73 96 4 23 72 95 5
English Learners < < 100 0
Homeless < < 100 0
Military Connected < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Foster Care < < 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

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

This chart displays the percentage of students passing state science tests. Virginia students are assessed in science in grades 5 and 8 and at the end of secondary courses (Earth Science, Biology and Chemistry) as needed to meet graduation requirements. Use the drop down menu above the chart to view results for a specific test. Use the menu below the chart to select results for a specific group of students. Practice test items representative of the content and skills included in current Standards of Learning assessments are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.
Science Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 19 68 87 13 9 60 70 30
Female 17 70 88 12 8 61 69 31
Male 21 66 86 14 11 60 71 29
American Indian < < < < < < < <
Asian 33 62 95 5 22 62 84 16
Black 11 64 75 25 4 46 49 51
Hispanic 12 67 78 22 5 52 57 43
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0 < < < <
White 20 68 88 12 10 63 73 27
Multiple Races 14 75 89 11 8 55 63 37
Students with Disabilities 7 51 58 42 5 31 35 65
Students without Disabilities 21 71 92 8 10 65 76 24
Economically Disadvantaged 9 69 78 22 3 50 53 47
Not Economically Disadvantaged 23 68 91 9 12 65 76 24
English Learners - 47 47 53 1 15 17 83
Homeless < < < < - 30 30 70
Military Connected 23 63 85 15 13 65 77 23
Foster Care 17 25 42 58 4 29 33 67
Grade 5 Science Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 28 59 87 13 9 47 56 44
Female 26 61 87 13 8 46 54 46
Male 30 57 87 13 10 47 57 43
Asian 53 43 96 4 31 44 75 25
Black 18 58 76 24 4 33 38 62
Hispanic 18 61 79 21 5 38 43 57
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0 < < < <
White 29 59 88 12 9 49 58 42
Multiple Races 17 67 83 17 4 43 47 53
Students with Disabilities 10 48 57 43 6 21 28 73
Students without Disabilities 32 61 93 7 10 51 61 39
Economically Disadvantaged 14 64 79 21 3 32 36 64
Not Economically Disadvantaged 35 56 91 9 12 53 64 36
English Learners - 52 52 48 - 17 17 83
Homeless < < 100 0 < < 100 0
Military Connected 33 58 92 8 23 46 69 31
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Grade 8 Science Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 18 69 87 13 8 63 72 28
Female 16 73 88 12 7 63 70 30
Male 20 66 86 14 9 64 73 27
American Indian < < < < < < 100 0
Asian 27 71 98 2 13 75 88 13
Black 9 64 74 26 3 47 50 50
Hispanic 12 64 76 24 7 53 60 40
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0
White 19 70 88 12 9 66 75 25
Multiple Races 20 74 94 6 4 54 57 43
Students with Disabilities 6 52 58 42 6 32 38 62
Students without Disabilities 20 73 93 7 9 69 77 23
Economically Disadvantaged 10 69 79 21 3 53 57 43
Not Economically Disadvantaged 21 69 91 9 10 68 78 22
English Learners < < < < 8 8 15 85
Homeless < < 100 0 < < < <
Military Connected 17 75 92 8 9 82 91 9
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Biology Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 16 72 89 11 12 64 76 24
Female 14 76 90 10 12 67 79 21
Male 18 69 87 13 12 62 74 26
American Indian < < 100 0 < < < <
Asian 35 63 98 2 35 59 94 6
Black 9 62 71 29 3 51 53 47
Hispanic 8 75 83 17 7 55 62 38
White 17 73 90 10 12 67 78 22
Multiple Races 7 82 89 11 16 63 78 22
Students with Disabilities 3 53 56 44 1 31 32 68
Students without Disabilities 18 75 93 7 13 68 82 18
Economically Disadvantaged 6 73 79 21 5 55 59 41
Not Economically Disadvantaged 20 72 92 8 14 67 82 18
English Learners - 27 27 73 < < < <
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected 25 50 75 25 < < < <
Foster Care < < < < < < < <
Chemistry Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 31 49 80 20 30 50 80 20
Female 20 56 76 24 < < < <
Male 48 38 86 14 < < < <
American Indian < < < <
Asian < < < < < < 100 0
Black < < < <
Hispanic < < 100 0 < < < <
White 33 47 80 20 < < < <
Multiple Races < < 100 0
Students with Disabilities < < < <
Students without Disabilities 32 49 81 19 30 50 80 20
Economically Disadvantaged 7 64 71 29
Not Economically Disadvantaged 38 45 82 18 30 50 80 20
English Learners < < 100 0
Military Connected < < 100 0
Earth Science Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 13 73 86 14 8 67 75 25
Female 13 74 87 13 6 67 73 27
Male 12 73 85 15 10 66 76 24
American Indian < < 100 0
Asian 12 78 90 10 6 75 80 20
Black 8 75 83 18 3 50 53 47
Hispanic 8 65 73 27 1 63 64 36
White 13 73 87 13 9 69 78 22
Multiple Races 12 78 90 10 9 58 68 32
Students with Disabilities 3 55 58 42 1 39 40 60
Students without Disabilities 14 77 91 9 9 71 80 20
Economically Disadvantaged 5 69 75 25 2 60 61 39
Not Economically Disadvantaged 16 75 91 9 10 69 79 21
English Learners - 42 42 58 - 15 15 85
Homeless < < < < < < < <
Military Connected 18 64 82 18 11 61 72 28
Foster Care < < < < - 40 40 60
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

History Performance: All Students

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

This chart displays the percentage of students passing state tests in history/social science. Virginia students are assessed in history/social science once in elementary school (Virginia Studies), once in middle school (Civics and Economics) and at the end of secondary courses (Geography, World History I, World History II and Virginia and United States History) as needed to meet graduation requirements. Use the drop down menu above the chart to view results for a specific test. Use the menu below the chart to select results for a specific group of students. Practice test items representative of the content and skills included in current Standards of Learning assessments are available on the Virginia Department of Education website to assist in understanding the format of the tests and questions.
History Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 25 61 85 15
Female 23 62 85 15
Male 27 60 86 14
American Indian < < < <
Asian 34 60 94 6
Black 10 60 71 29
Hispanic 13 66 79 21
Native Hawaiian < < 100 0
White 27 60 87 13
Multiple Races 23 61 85 15
Students with Disabilities 10 48 58 42
Students without Disabilities 27 63 90 10
Economically Disadvantaged 14 59 73 27
Not Economically Disadvantaged 29 61 91 9
English Learners 6 53 60 40
Homeless 9 27 36 64
Military Connected 27 57 84 16
Foster Care 7 53 60 40
VA & US History Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 5 70 75 25
Female 5 69 74 26
Male 6 71 77 23
Asian - 92 92 8
Black 3 64 67 33
Hispanic - 60 60 40
White 6 70 76 24
Multiple Races 15 69 85 15
Students with Disabilities 3 32 34 66
Students without Disabilities 6 76 82 18
Economically Disadvantaged 3 59 62 38
Not Economically Disadvantaged 6 76 82 18
English Learners < < < <
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected < < < <
Foster Care < < < <
World History I Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 35 62 98 2
Female 36 61 98 2
Male 35 63 98 2
Asian 46 54 100 0
Black 19 76 95 5
Hispanic 17 75 92 8
White 37 61 98 2
Multiple Races 25 69 94 6
Students with Disabilities 31 44 75 25
Students without Disabilities 36 63 99 1
Economically Disadvantaged 30 61 91 9
Not Economically Disadvantaged 37 62 99 1
English Learners < < 100 0
Military Connected < < 100 0
World History II Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 22 66 88 12
Female 18 69 87 13
Male 27 63 90 10
American Indian < < 100 0
Asian 40 51 91 9
Black 12 64 76 24
Hispanic 5 79 83 17
White 24 65 89 11
Multiple Races 14 76 89 11
Students with Disabilities 8 54 62 38
Students without Disabilities 23 66 90 10
Economically Disadvantaged 11 67 78 22
Not Economically Disadvantaged 26 65 91 9
English Learners < < 100 0
Homeless < < 100 0
Military Connected 18 64 82 18
Foster Care < < < <
Geography Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 6 75 81 19
Female 6 74 80 20
Male 6 76 82 18
Asian 7 89 96 4
Black 5 66 71 29
Hispanic - 76 76 24
White 6 75 81 19
Multiple Races 5 80 85 15
Students with Disabilities 1 54 54 46
Students without Disabilities 7 81 88 12
Economically Disadvantaged 4 64 68 32
Not Economically Disadvantaged 7 81 88 12
English Learners - 50 50 50
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected < < < <
Foster Care < < 100 0
Civics & Econ Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 32 58 89 11
Female 31 60 91 9
Male 32 55 87 13
American Indian < < < <
Asian 45 55 100 0
Black 9 62 71 29
Hispanic 20 66 86 14
White 33 57 91 9
Multiple Races 37 51 88 12
Students with Disabilities 8 55 63 37
Students without Disabilities 36 58 94 6
Economically Disadvantaged 18 64 82 18
Not Economically Disadvantaged 38 55 92 8
English Learners < < 100 0
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 33 58 92 8
Foster Care < < < <
VA Studies Performance 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Student Subgroup Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed Advanced Proficient Passed Failed
All Students 34 47 81 19
Female 31 47 78 22
Male 37 47 84 16
American Indian < < 100 0
Asian 46 38 83 17
Black 13 48 61 39
Hispanic 20 52 72 28
White 37 47 84 16
Multiple Races 31 46 77 23
Students with Disabilities 12 42 54 46
Students without Disabilities 38 48 86 14
Economically Disadvantaged 18 46 65 35
Not Economically Disadvantaged 43 47 90 10
English Learners 23 38 62 38
Homeless < < < <
Military Connected 36 57 93 7
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

2018-20192020-2021
Division125
State3,7191,324
Number of Recently Arrived English Language Learners Exempted From State Reading Assessments

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

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

NAEP Participation Rate

Student Group Virginia Participation Rate

Virginia Alternate Assessment Program Participation Rates

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

Fall Membership by Grade

Grade 2018-20192019-20202020-2021
Pre-kindergarten303304355
Kindergarten1,003906882
Grade 19181,009884
Grade 2946913962
Grade 31,025979912
Grade 41,0221,044959
Grade 51,0861,0491,040
Grade 61,1131,1161,049
Grade 71,1331,1161,105
Grade 81,1261,1371,128
Grade 91,1281,1681,203
Grade 101,1181,0901,126
Grade 111,1141,0551,035
Grade 121,0861,1131,052
Total Students14,12113,99913,692

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

Fall Membership by Subgroups

2020 Fall Membership By Subgroup: Racial and Ethnic Groups

The Virginia Department of Education annually collects statistics on the number of students enrolled in public schools on September 30.  Student counts are reported by grade assignment, race, ethnicity, disability, English proficiency, and economic status. The collection of race and ethnicity information as specified by the U.S. Department of Education is required for eligibility for federal education funds and for accountability reports. A student is reported as economically disadvantaged if he or she meets any one of the following criteria:
  • Is eligible for Free/Reduced Meals;
  • Receives Temporary Assistance for Needy Families;
  • Is eligible for Medicaid; or
  • Is a migrant or is experiencing homelessness.
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Fall Membership by Subgroup
Subgroup 2018-20192019-20202020-2021
All Students141211399913692
Female676266616584
Male735973387108
American Indian151516
Asian614611600
Black102510181046
Hispanic842906965
Native Hawaiian987
White109001073010315
Multiple Races716711743
Students with Disabilities223022892211
Students without Disabilities118911171011481
Economically Disadvantaged453640213819
Not Economically Disadvantaged958599789873
English Learners454510511
Not English Learners136671348913181
Homeless163431
Military Connected185174170
Foster Care737452
< = 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 2020: 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 2019-2020 Cohort
Student Subgroup Type Advanced Diplomas Standard Diplomas Other Diplomas GED's Dropouts Other Non-Graduates
All Students Division 688 384 30 9 34 16
State 50981 37565 2393 953 5062 1527
Female Division 372 149 10 1 11 5
State 28032 16195 772 327 1870 537
Male Division 316 235 20 8 23 11
State 22949 21370 1621 626 3192 990
American Indian Division < < < < 0 <
State 127 109 5 4 12 5
Asian Division 41 13 0 0 0 0
State 5504 1382 99 13 87 34
Black Division 38 30 5 0 6 3
State 7857 10933 899 202 1084 601
Hispanic Division 24 14 0 0 7 0
State 5873 7010 283 119 2545 241
Native Hawaiian Division < < < < 0 <
State 80 53 7 1 2 3
White Division 552 303 23 8 20 13
State 28901 16318 1003 543 1194 573
Multiple Races Division 30 23 1 1 1 0
State 2639 1760 97 71 138 70
Students with Disabilities Division 10 81 30 2 11 1
State 1176 7391 2393 128 922 89
Economically Disadvantaged Division 96 158 20 7 20 10
State 11627 19512 1409 505 2495 997
English Learners Division 7 13 1 0 6 0
State 1295 4669 241 28 2167 60
Homeless Division < < < < 0 <
State 183 628 54 22 301 49
Military Connected Division 8 4 0 0 0 1
State 2014 1262 47 21 39 14
Foster Care Division 0 3 1 1 3 3
State 23 186 32 21 88 20
< = 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 Students1,1611,102951,11196343
Female5485319753297112
Male6135719357995234
American Indian<<100<10000
Asian54541005410000
Black827389738967
Hispanic4538843884716
Native Hawaiian<<100<10000
White9198789688696202
Multiple Races565496559812
Students with Disabilities1361218912390118
Economically Disadvantaged3112748828190206
English Learners2721782178622
Homeless<<100<10000
Military Connected131292129200
Foster Care11436546327
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

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

Advanced Program Information - Count/Percentage
Program Type 2018-20192019-20202020-2021
Advanced Placement Test Taken659 / 14.82%310 / 7%408 / 9.24%
Advanced Placement Course Enrollment1,121 / 25.21%1,280 / 28.92%1,190 / 26.95%
Dual Enrollment1,019 / 22.92%910 / 20.56%787 / 17.83%
Governor's School Enrollment49 / 1.1%50 / 1.13%53 / 1.2%
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 StudentsDivision1,01974027
State86,21159,46231
FemaleDivision49138721
State43,37932,57825
MaleDivision52835333
State42,83226,88437
American IndianDivision<<100
State22013539
AsianDivision494312
State6,3805,55313
BlackDivision634135
State18,49311,40838
HispanicDivision463133
State10,8006,31841
WhiteDivision80158227
State46,06033,07528
Multiple RacesDivision594327
State4,1342,89130
Students with DisabilitiesDivision1004357
State7,5273,57553
Economically DisadvantagedDivision28217040
State28,17015,21546
English LearnersDivision211529
State5,2972,82847
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
2018-20192019-20202020-2021
State LicensuresDivision39614
 State2,2313331,030
Industry CertificationDivision1,305665886
 State107,23443,66048,781
Workplace ReadinessDivision233--
 State44,897--
Total Credentials EarnedDivision1,577671900
 State158,45744,50451,319
Students Earning One or More CredentialsDivision1,343601879
 State126,04439,25445,542
CTE CompletersDivision675699646
 State42,22244,53939,042
NOCTI AssessmentsDivision---
 State4,0955111,508
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery ExaminationDivision---
 State1,317917295

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

Finance

Percentage of Expenditures

Division

State

Per-Pupil Spending

2019-2020 Per-Pupil Spending

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

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

Sources of Financial Support

Division

State

School divisions report annually on expenditures and appropriations to meet each locality’s required local effort in support of the Standards of Quality and local match requirements for incentive and lottery-funded programs. The amount by which school divisions exceed these required minimums varies based on local decisions and circumstances. Most state support for public education is equalized to reflect each division’s capacity to support the required educational program. The Composite Index of Local Ability-to-Pay determines state and local shares of Standards of Quality costs for each division and local match requirements for incentive and lottery-funded programs. A portion of state sales tax revenues is distributed in support of public education based on school-age population estimates. The federal government provides assistance to state and local education agencies in support of specific federal initiatives and mandates, such as instructional services for economically disadvantaged students and students with disabilities.
Sources of Financial Support Per-Pupil
  Type Local State Federal
2017-2018Division$4,755$5,567$555
State$6,462$5,219$867
2018-2019Division$4,825$5,743$526
State$6,642$5,388$901
2019-2020Division$4,974$5,967$556
State$6,770$5,603$867

Learning Climate

Chronic Absenteeism

Chronic Absenteeism 2020-2021 School Year:

Daily attendance is critical to success in school. A student is considered chronically absent if he or she misses two or more instructional days per month (18 days, or 10 percent of a 180-day school year) regardless of whether the absences are excused or unexcused. According to the U.S. Department of Education:
  • Children who are chronically absent in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade are much less likely to read on grade level by the third grade.
  • Students who can't read at grade level by the third grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school.
  • By high school, regular attendance is a better dropout indicator than test scores.
  • A student who is chronically absent in any year between the eighth and twelfth grade is seven times more likely to drop out of school.
Absenteeism by Subgroup
2018-2019 2020-2021
Subgroup Below 10% 10% or Above Below 10% 10% or Above
All Students12,7211,00112,581695
Female6,1724506,068335
Male6,5495516,513360
American Indian111151
Asian5733156315
Black9118695058
Hispanic7407186357
Native Hawaiian<<<<
White9,8367529,508509
Multiple Races6435867555
Students with Disabilities1,8412541,871165
Economically Disadvantaged4,4896623,676329
English Learners4443949532
Homeless3220415
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Standards of Accreditation (SOA) Offenses Data

2020-2021 Offenses
  Number of Offenses
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Offenses 43
Disorderly or Disruptive Behavior Offenses 68
Other Offenses Against Persons 47
All Other Offenses <
Weapons Offenses <
Offenses Against Staff <
Offenses Against Student 20
Technology Offenses <

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

Short-Term Suspensions

Short-Term Suspensions:

Increasingly, Virginia schools are implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, a nationally-recognized approach to support positive academic and behavioral outcomes for students. This positive approach to discipline prepares teachers and principals to implement new techniques that reduce disruptive student behaviors that lead to suspensions and decrease instructional time. A short-term suspension (10 days of less) may be imposed by a principal, an assistant principal, or a designee teacher in the principal’s absence. The principal or assistant principal must tell the student of the charges against him or her. If the student denies them, he or she is given an explanation of the facts as known to the school and an opportunity to present his version of what occurred. Notice to the parent may be oral or written, depending on local school board policy, and must include information on the length of the suspension, the availability of community-based educational options, and the student’s right to return to regular school attendance when the suspension period has expired.  A parent may ask for a short-term suspension decision to be reviewed by the superintendent or his designee. Local school board policy will determine whether the superintendent’s decision is final or can be appealed to the local school board. For more information, see A Parent’s Guide To Understanding Student Discipline Policies and Practices In Virginia Schools.
Short-Term Suspensions
  2018-20192019-20202020-2021
Subgroup % Population% Short-Term Suspensions% Population% Short-Term Suspensions% Population% Short-Term Suspensions
American Indian0.10.10.1
Asian4.31.84.41.24.40.8
Black7.315.27.318.87.617.5
Hispanic67.86.54.277.5
Native Hawaiian0.10.30.10.1
White77.267.276.664.875.364.2
Multiple Races5.17.75.1115.410
< = A group below state definition for personally identifiable results
- = Not applicable or no data for group
* = Data not yet available

Long-Term Suspensions

Long-Term Supensions:

Increasingly, Virginia schools are implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, a nationally-recognized approach to support positive academic and behavioral outcomes for students. This positive approach to discipline prepares teachers and principals to implement new techniques that reduce disruptive student behaviors that lead to suspensions and decrease instructional time. A long-term suspension (more than 10 school days and less than 365 calendar days)  is usually imposed by a disciplinary hearing officer upon recommendation of a principal. The student must be told of the charges against him or her. If the student denies them, he or she is given an explanation of the facts as known to the school and an opportunity to present his or her version of what occurred. Notice to the parent (and child) must be in writing and must include information on the length of and reason for the suspension, the right to a hearing in accordance with local school board policy, the availability of community-based educational options, and the student’s right to return to regular school attendance when the suspension period has expired or to attend an appropriate alternative education program approved by the school board during the suspension or after the suspension period expires. Costs for any community-based educational programs or alternative programs that are not part of the program offered by the school division are the financial responsibility of the parent. A parent has the right to appeal a long-term suspension decision in accordance with local school board policy. The appeal may first go to the local superintendent or his or her designee or to a sub-committee of the local school board; final appeal is to the full school board. The appeal must be decided by the school board within 30 days. For more information, see A Parent’s Guide To Understanding Student Discipline Policies and Practices In Virginia Schools.
Long-Term Suspensions
  2018-20192019-20202020-2021
Subgroup % Population% Long-Term Suspensions% Population% Long-Term Suspensions% Population% Long-Term Suspensions
American Indian0.10.10.1
Asian4.3