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State of Virginia Summary

There are 134 districts, 2,170 public schools, and 4 charter schools in Virginia serving 1,257,883 students. Financially the state of Virginia spends approximately $11,542 per student. There are 90,832 full-time teachers receiving a total of $5,573,463,752 in salaries and $1,732,130,212 in total benefits. 396,504 students receive a free lunch and 84,317 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 134
Total Schools: 2,170
Charter Schools: 4
Full-time Teachers: 90,832
Total Students: 1,257,883
LEP / ELL Students: 91,738
IEP Students: 162,338
Freshman Graduation Rate: 81%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 396,504
Reduced Lunch: 84,317
Revenue Per Student: $11,542
Salaries: $5,573,463,752
Employee Benefits: $1,732,130,212

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Virginia Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 74.00%
Grade 4 Reading 69.60%
Elementary School Science 75.10%
Grade 8 Math 61.20%
Grade 8 Reading 70.70%
Middle School Science 75.70%
High School Math 75.50%
High School Reading 88.90%
High School Science 83.30%

1. Data Sources: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "National Public Education Financial Survey (State Fiscal)", 2008-09 (FY 2009) v.1b, 2009-10 (FY 2010) v.1a, 2010-11 (FY 2011) v.1a; "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1b, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "State Dropout and Completion Data File", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.1a; "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2008-09 v.1c, 2009-10 v.1b, 2010-11 v.1a, 2011-12 v.1a.