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'''Virginia''' is home to 221 school districts, 2,270 schools and 1,257,883 K-12 students.<ref name=Virginia>[http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts/state-profiles/virginia.pdf ''U.S. Department of Education,'' "2012 EDFacts State Profile," Accessed August 8, 2013]</ref>
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|<center>'''Number of students:''' 1,251,440 <br> '''Number of schools:''' 1,882 <br> '''Number of school districts:''' 134 <br> '''Graduation rate:''' 80% <br> '''Per-pupil spending:''' $9,497 </center>
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'''Virginia''' is home to 134 school districts, 1,882 schools and 1,251,440 K-12 students.<ref name=Virginia>[http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts/state-profiles/virginia.pdf ''U.S. Department of Education,'' "2012 EDFacts State Profile," Accessed August 8, 2013]</ref>
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K-12 Education in Virginia
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Patricia Wright
Number of students: 1,257,883[1]
Number of teachers: 90,832
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:13.8
Number of school districts: 221
Number of schools: 2,170
Graduation rate: 83%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $10,364[3]
See also
Virginia Department of Education
Virginia school districts
List of school districts in Virginia
Virginia
School boards portal
Policypedia
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Virginia
Glossary of education terms

Virginia is home to 221 school districts, 2,270 schools and 1,257,883 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

The current Superintendent of Public Instruction is Patricia Wright. The following lists current members of the Virginia Board of Education:[5]

  • 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

Demographics

The following list details the racial demographics of Virginia schools according to the U.S. Department of Education:[4]

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 eight Virginia school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014 for 31 seats. Chesterfield County Public Schools held a special election on March 18, 2014, for one seat. Three districts scheduled elections for May 6, 2014, while four districts will hold elections on November 4, 2014.

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

The districts listed below served 272,878 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6] 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
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


See also

External links

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