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'''King William Public Schools''' is a [[Virginia school districts|school district]] in [[Virginia]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''King William Public Schools''' is one of 40 [[Virginia school districts|school district]]s in [[Virginia]].
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==Website evaluation==
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{{Virginia schools}}
: ''Main article: [[Evaluation of Virginia school district websites]]''
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{{Virginia}}
  
===The good===
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[[Category:School districts in Virginia]]
* King William County Public Schools 2009-2010 budget, including federal, state, and local revenue information, is available.<ref name="Budget">[http://www.kwcps.k12.va.us/SBO/Budget/Budget_FY_0910.pdf ‘King William County Public Schools’, Proposed Budget FY 10/11, June 29, 2010]</ref>
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* School board meeting schedule, minutes and agendas for upcoming meetings are available.<ref>[http://www.kwcps.k12.va.us/SBO/Meetings.htm ‘King William County Public Schools’, School Board Meetings, June 29, 2010]</ref>
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* Administrative and school board contact information is available.<ref>[http://www.kwcps.k12.va.us/Directory/DirFrameset.htm ‘King William County Public Schools’, Contact Us, June 29, 2010]</ref><ref name="School Board">[http://www.kwcps.k12.va.us/SBO/admin.htm ‘King William County Public Schools’, School Board Members, June 29, 2010]</ref>
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* Academic performance statistics, as well as accreditation status, are available on the division website. A link is also provided to the Virginia Department of Education School Report Card.<ref>[http://www.kwcps.k12.va.us/AboutKWCPS/StatData.pdf ‘King William County Public Schools’, Statistical Profile, June 29, 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.kwcps.k12.va.us/# ‘King William County Public Schools’, Parent Resources, June 29, 2010]</ref>
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* Section K: School Community Relations of the King William County Public Schools Policy Manual includes Request for Information procedures in compliance with Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act. Section D: Fiscal Management includes information regarding audit requirements and Section G: Personnel includes hiring and staff evaluation procedures.<ref>[http://www.kwcps.k12.va.us/SBO/PolicyManual/PolicyManual.htm ‘King William County Public Schools’, Policy Manual, June 29, 2010]</ref>
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* The King William County [[Comprehensive Annual Financial Report]] includes the school board’s financial information.<ref>[http://www.kingwilliamcounty.us/CAFR2009.pdf ‘King William County’, [[Comprehensive Annual Financial Report]] 2009, June 29, 2010]</ref>
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* Vendor contract information is available on the Virginia state website.<ref>[http://www.eva.state.va.us/Contracts/contracts.htm 'Virginia Department of Education', Virginia State Contracts, June 10, 2010]</ref>
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===The bad===
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* The website does not include the results of background checks.
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* The website does not include the results of audits.
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* Teacher contracts are not available on the school website. Teacher salary data is available on the Virginia Department of Education website.<ref>[http://www.doe.virginia.gov/teaching/workforce_data/index.shtml 'Virginia Department of Education', Education Workforce Data & Reports, June 10, 2010]</ref>
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==School Board==
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The [[King William County School Board]] is comprised of five members representing the county districts.<ref name="School Board"/>
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'''Current School Board Members'''
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! Member
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! District
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! Term
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! Term Expires
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| [[Veda G. Frazier]] || At-Large ||  ||
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| [[Donald B. Longest]] || Fifth District/Mangohick Precinct ||  ||
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| [[Kathy H. Morrison]] || Second District/Sweet Hall and Courthouse Precincts ||  ||
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| [[Terry Stone]], Chairman || 4th District/Manquin District ||  ||
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| [[Steven M. Tupponce]], Vice-Chairman || Third District/Aylett Precinct ||  ||
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|}
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The current division superintendent is Dr. Mark R. Jones.
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The [[Virginia Public School System]] is supervised by a Board of Education, comprised of nine members appointed by the Governor and approved by the Virginia General Assembly. Members serve staggered four-year terms.
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The Board of Education is responsible for dividing the Commonwealth of Virginia into school divisions and reviewing existing divisions to ensure standards of quality are being met. The Board makes annual reports to the General Assembly regarding public education in the Commonwealth and is further charged with certifying to the school board of each division a list of persons for the office of division superintendent of schools, one of whom the school board ultimately selects to fill the position. The Board also approves all educational materials used in the public schools. Supervision of school divisions is conducted by individual school boards.<ref>[http://legis.state.va.us/laws/search/constitution.htm 'Legislative Information System', Constitution of Virginia, June 10, 2010]</ref>
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'''Current Board of Education Members'''<ref>[http://www.doe.virginia.gov/boe/members/index.shtml 'State Board of Education', Board Members, June 10, 2010]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable"
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| [[Eleanor B. Saslaw]], President || 2nd || January 29, 2012
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| [[Dr. Ella P. Ward]], Vice President || 2nd || January 29, 2011
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| [[Elizabeth D. Beamer]] || 1st || January 29, 2014
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| [[Dr. Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.]] || 1st || June 30, 2011
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| [[Isis M. Castro]] || 2nd || January 29, 2012 
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| [[David M. Foster]] || 1st || January 29, 2014
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| [[David L. Johnson]] || 2nd || June 30, 2011
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| [[K. Rob Krupicka]]  || 1st || January 29, 2013
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| [[Dr. Virginia L. McLaughlin]] || 1st || January 29, 2013
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==Budget==
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The King William County Public Schools proposed 2010-2011 expenditures total $ 24,733,410, 65.32% of which is dedicated to Instruction costs.  The budget reflects $10,154,840 in local revenue, $2,009,040 in federal grants, and $10,487,750 in state aid.<ref name="Budget"/>
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==Academic Performance==
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The Commonwealth of Virginia assesses schools based on Standards of Learning (SOL) tests and other statewide assessments; schools receive two accountability ratings a year based on student performance on these assessments. SOL tests assess student performance in English, math, science and history. Ratings are also given based on school and school division adherence to the goals of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which requires 100 percent proficiency in reading and mathematics by 2014.
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School's state accreditation is based on performance in English, history, mathematics and science.
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Schools and school divisions, as well as the State, are rated as achieving Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if they meet or exceed annual benchmarks in reading and mathematics.<ref>[http://www.doe.virginia.gov/statistics_reports/school_report_card/accountability_guide.shtml 'Virginia Department of Education', School Report Card Accountability Guide, June 14, 2010]</ref>
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The [[Virginia Department of Education]] School Division Report Card reports King William County Public Schools as having a student population of 2,233 and 4 schools in the division.
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King William County Public School Division did not make AYP for the 2009-2010 school year.<ref>[https://p1pe.doe.virginia.gov/reportcard/report.do?division=50&schoolName=All ‘Virginia Department of Education’, King William County Public Schools, June 29, 2010]</ref>
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{|class="wikitable sortable"
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! style="background:#d0e5f5" | School
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! style="background:#d0e5f5" | Grade
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! style="background:#d0e5f5" | Enrollment
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! style="background:#d0e5f5" | Made Adequate Yearly
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Progress for 2009?
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| Acquinton Elementary || 3 - 5 || 522 || Yes
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| Cool Spring Primary || Pre-K – 2 || 589 || Yes
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| Hamilton Holmes Middle || 6 - 8 || 481 || No
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| King William High || 9 – 12 || 641  || No
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|}
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==Unions==
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The [[Virginia Education Association]] (VEA) is the teachers union for the Commonwealth of Virginia.<ref>[http://www.veanea.org/ 'Virginia Education Association', June 10, 2010]</ref> The VEA is affiliated with the [[National Education Association]] (NEA).<ref>[http://www.nea.org/ 'National Education Association', June 10, 2010]</ref>
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==External links==
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{{wikipedia entry}}
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* [http://www.kwcps.k12.va.us/ King William County Public Schools Official Website]
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* [http://www.kingwilliamcounty.us/ King William County Official Website]
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* [http://www.doe.virginia.gov/ Virginia Department of Education Official Website]
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* [http://www.virginia.gov/cmsportal3/ Official Website of the Commonwealth of Virgina]
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* [http://www.veanea.org/ Virginia Education Association Official Website]
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==References==
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{{reflist|2}}
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{{Virginia schools}}
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{{Virginia (Sunshine Review)}}
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[[category:rated Virginia school districts]]
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[[Category:School districts in Virginia]]
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{{Sr schools page note}}
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Latest revision as of 10:15, 4 April 2014

King William Public Schools is a school district in Virginia.