U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Virginia
http://www.pen.k12.va.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$6,350

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
135

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
1,141 332 305 19 1,816

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
0

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
734,673 789,073
9-12
(CCD)
278,009 315,932
Total
(CCD)
1,045,471 1,132,544
Pre-K
(by state definition)
3,186 5,293

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 34%, Local 61%, Federal 5%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 1,650 2,928
  * *
Asian/Pacific Islander 34,939 43,814
  3% 4%
Black 270,087 307,815
  26% 27%
Hispanic 28,842 49,253
  3% 4%
White 709,953 736,127
  68% 65%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
111,605 140,439
11% 13%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
n/a 31,675
3%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
1,835 n/a
*

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 978 schools; 35% to 49%, 328 schools; 50% to 74%, 327 schools; 75% to 100%, 144 schools

*39 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Above 70 percent of students pass standards-based tests (4 subjects) to be fully accredited

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Improve percent of students passing to 70 percent

Indicators for School Accountability
Assessment scores

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Same as Statewide standards (provsional accreditation: scores improved over prior year)


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 214 518 732
  29% 71% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 156 426 582
  73% 82% 80%
School in Need of Improvement 57 92 149
  27% 18% 20%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$121,606,111

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 30% 33%
Basic level and above 64% 78%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 25% 26%
Basic level and above 72% 68%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Virginia Standards of Learning Test
State Definition of "Proficient" Student has demonstrated a satisfactory level of achievement on the SOL test

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 3

Reading/Language Arts
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Did Not Pass | Passed/Proficient Passed/Advanced
All Students 39% | 51% 10%
Title I Schools 57 | 39 5
High Poverty Schools   |    
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 60 | 38 2
Migratory students   |    
Students with Disabilities 67 | 30 3

Mathematics
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Did Not Pass | Passed/Proficient Passed/Advanced
All Students 29% | 39% 32%
Title I Schools 47 | 38 15
High Poverty Schools   |    
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 44 | 40 16
Migratory students   |    
Students with Disabilities 52 | 33 15

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Did Not Pass | Passed/Proficient Passed/Advanced
All Students 30% | 49% 21%
Title I Schools 54 | 39 7
High Poverty Schools   |    
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 61 | 34 5
Migratory students   |    
Students with Disabilities 66 | 29 5

 

Mathematics
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Did Not Pass | Passed/Proficient Passed/Advanced
All Students 39% | 52% 9%
Title I Schools 70 | 30 1
High Poverty Schools   |    
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 50 | 43 7
Migratory students   |    
Students with Disabilities 73 | 25 2

 

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
       
All Students      
Title I Schools      
High Poverty Schools      
         
Students with Limited English Proficiency      
Migratory Students      
Students with Disabilities      

 

Mathematics
       
All Students      
Title I Schools      
High Poverty Schools      
         
         
Students with Limited English Proficiency      
Migratory Students      
Students with Disabilities      


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a 5%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
32,378 37,488
58% 60%

Sources


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