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'''Virginia''' is home to school districts, ,schools and 1,,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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[[Category:State school district portals]]
[[Category:State school district portals]]
Revision as of 14:05, 24 March 2014
|K-12 Education in Virginia|
|State Superintendent: Patricia Wright|
|Number of students: 1,257,883|
|Number of teachers: 90,832|
|Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:13.8|
|Number of school districts: 221|
|Number of schools: 2,170|
|Graduation rate: 83%|
|Per-pupil spending: $10,364|
|Virginia Department of Education|
Virginia school districts
List of school districts in Virginia
School boards portal
|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.
- 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:
|Race||% of Virginia students|
|Two or more||4|
School board 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 largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 is Virginia Beach City Public Schools with 71,185 K-12 students.
- The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 is Suffolk Public Schools with 14,507 K-12 students.
- Virginia Beach City Public Schools has the most seats on the ballot in 2014 with six seats up for election.
- Chesterfield County Public Schools had the fewest seats on the ballot in 2014 with one seat up for election.
The districts listed below served 272,878 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. 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|
- List of school districts in Virginia
- Superintendent of Schools
- Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
- ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
- United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
- U.S. Department of Education, "2012 EDFacts State Profile," Accessed August 8, 2013
- Virginia Department of Education, "Board Members," Accessed August 8, 2013
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014
State of Virginia
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor of Public Accounts | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Secretary of Natural Resources | Commissioner of Labor and Industry | Chairman of State Corporation Commission |
Virginia Department of Education | Virginia school districts |