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Overview

Public Schools Overview Virginia School Districts by City
Number Of Students 1,273,825
Number Of Virginia Schools 2,197
Number Of Virginia School Districts 227
Spending Per Student $12,355

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 76.030312741064
4th Grade 77.6112891657393
5th Grade 79.067616404508
6th Grade 76.4923602686436
7th Grade 81.145623836112
8th Grade 75.439376811856
12th Grade 89.1706212972188

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 75.1538424998546
4th Grade 83.9886518888072
5th Grade 78.9675608756129
6th Grade 82.5379727476435
7th Grade 70.8325746070011
8th Grade 72.6367346470071
12th Grade 78.5701619291696

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 52.2% 50.9%
Black 23.3% 15.6%
Hispanic 13.1% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.3% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 39.6% 50.9%
English Language Learners 7.4% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 12.6% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 14.14
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Virginia Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 8,382,993 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 209 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.2% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 19.4% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 34.5% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 26.9% 26.4%
65 Or Older 13.0% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 3,062,783 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 10.3% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.3% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.3% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 15.1% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 15.7% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.3% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.6% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.6% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 9.9% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,626 $8,440,165,000 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $540 $687,631,000 4.4%
Staff $699 $890,141,000 5.7%
General Administration $169 $215,168,000 1.4%
School Administration $638 $813,117,000 5.2%
Operation $1,025 $1,305,273,000 8.3%
Transportation $584 $744,281,000 4.7%
Other $172 $218,470,000 1.4%
Total Support $3,826 $4,874,081,000 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,903 $2,423,911,000 15.4%
Total Expenditures $12,355 $15,738,157,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%