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In 2014, seven of the top enrollment school districts in Virginia will hold elections for a total of 26 seats. Three of the districts will hold their elections in May 2014 while the other four districts are scheduled to hold elections on November 4, 2014.
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Revision as of 15:39, 21 March 2014

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List of school districts in Virginia

State profile
Number of students: 1,251,440
Number of schools: 1,882
Number of school districts: 134
Graduation rate: 80%
Per-pupil spending: $9,497
State school administration
Superintendent of Public Instruction: Patricia Wright
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Quick facts
School board elections
External links
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List of school districts in Virginia
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Virginia is home to 134 school districts, 1,882 schools and 1,251,440 K-12 students.[1]

Quick facts

The current Superintendent of Public Instruction is Patricia Wright. The following lists current members of the Virginia Board of Education:[2]

  • David M. Foster, President
  • Betsy D. Beamer, Vice President
  • Diane T. Atkinson
  • Dr. Oktay Baysal
  • Christian N. Braunlich
  • Dr. Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.
  • Darla Edwards
  • Winsome E. Sears
  • Joan E. Wodiska


The following list details the racial demographics of Virginia schools according to the U.S. Department of Education:[1]

Racial demographics
Race  % of Virginia students
Asian 6
African American 24
Hispanic/Latino 11
White 54
Two or more 4

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Virginia school board elections, 2014

A total of nine Virginia school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for 32 seats. Chesterfield County Public Schools held a special election on March 18, 2014, for one seat. Three districts held elections on May 6, 2014, while the remaining five districts held elections on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Virginia's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 322,532 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[3] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Virginia School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Chesterfield County Public Schools 3/18/2014 1 5 59,233
Chesapeake Public Schools 5/6/2014 5 9 39,748
Hampton City Schools 5/6/2014 3 7 21,588
Newport News City Public Schools 5/6/2014 4 7 30,488
Arlington Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 21,485
Henrico County Public Schools 11/4/2014 1 5 49,654
Portsmouth Public Schools 11/4/2014 5 9 14,674
Suffolk Public Schools 11/4/2014 5 7 14,507
Virginia Beach City Public Schools 11/4/2014 6 11 71,185

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