Virginia Schools

  • VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
  • 101 N. 14TH STREET
  • RICHMOND, VA 23219
  • (800) 292-3820
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in Virginia, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

Virginia School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate77.0%23
Dropout Rate2.7%11
Per Pupil Spending$10,96016
Students Per Teacher17.342
Number of Schools2,18617
Number of Students1,235,79512
Number of (FTE) Teachers71,41512

Virginia Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment1,235,79517.3
Prekindergarten Students29,98717.3
Kindergarten Students89,93121.3
1st Grade Students93,277-
2nd Grade Students92,909-
3rd Grade Students92,668-
4th Grade Students91,133-
5th Grade Students90,884-
6th Grade Students89,889-
7th Grade Students91,449-
8th Grade Students92,881-
9th Grade Students106,252-
10th Grade Students97,466-
11th Grade Students89,892-
12th Grade Students87,177-
Ungraded Students--
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers71,41517.3
Prekindergarten Teachers1,73017.3
Kindergarten Teachers4,22121.3
Elementary Teachers29,282-
Secondary Teachers36,182-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes-1.0
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides20,204
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors12,599
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors4,009
Elementary1,306
Secondary2,033
Other670
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians2,041
Library Support Staff1,663
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff91,636
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators1,735
LEA Administrative Support Staff4,792
School Administrators4,697
School Administrative Support Staff7,164
Student Support Services7,087
Other Support Services Staff66,161

Virginia State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$14,527,471,588-
Total Local Revenues$7,678,728,20552.9%
Property Tax--
Non-Property Tax--
Local Government Property Tax$3,718,937,54125.6%
Local Government Non-Property Tax$3,434,318,64923.6%
Individual Tuition$24,705,1250.2%
Tuition From LEAs$317,747,4502.2%
Individual Transportation Fees$2,721,8340.02%
Transportation Fees From LEAs--
Earnings on Investments$46,698,7010.3%
Food Service$247,281,1531.7%
Student Activities--
Textbooks$328,9190.00%
Summer School$10,590,9470.07%
Other Revenues$193,145,3361.3%
Intermediate Revenues--
Total State Revenues$5,951,316,82041.0%
Total Federal Revenues$897,426,5636.2%
Direct Grants$60,152,8790.4%
Revenues Through State$783,742,4355.4%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies--
Other Sources$53,531,2490.4%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$13,125,666,406-
Total Instructional Expenditures$8,003,384,06461.0%
Salaries$5,546,234,64942.3%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$3,518,079,12926.8%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$1,013,623,5577.7%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational$239,442,4861.8%
Teacher Salaries - Other$122,217,1010.9%
Employee Benefits$1,967,349,53715.0%
Purchased Services$166,721,9571.3%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$5,852,2040.04%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State$314,938,9692.4%
Supplies$313,314,2960.8%
Property$3,911,4210.03%
Other--
Textbooks$81,266,3280.6%
Salaries$2,594,986,78219.8%
Student Support$446,463,1023.4%
Instructional Staff Support$516,113,5563.9%
General Administration Support$107,953,2700.8%
School Administration Support$554,356,2704.2%
Operation & Maintenance Support$483,159,2943.7%
Student Transportation Support$366,505,2452.8%
Other Support$120,436,0450.9%
Employee Benefits$931,297,2137.1%
Student Support$152,688,0151.2%
Instructional Staff Support$182,572,6791.4%
General Administration Support$39,419,7980.3%
School Administration Support$194,692,0821.5%
Operation & Maintenance Support$176,398,6081.3%
Student Transportation Support$135,441,8011.0%
Other Support$50,084,2300.4%
Purchased Services$745,605,3605.7%
Student Support$20,452,7540.2%
Instructional Staff Support$95,842,9780.7%
General Administration Support$40,751,8640.3%
School Administration Support$12,728,9850.10%
Operation & Maintenance Support$496,487,5623.8%
Student Transportation Support$49,558,2650.4%
Other Support$29,782,9520.2%
Supplies$330,357,1792.5%
Student Support$5,845,6180.04%
Instructional Staff Support$80,209,3280.6%
General Administration Support$18,013,3710.1%
School Administration Support$8,681,6810.07%
Operation & Maintenance Support$103,377,2750.8%
Student Transportation Support$107,264,8490.8%
Other Support$6,965,0570.05%
Property$175,989,7641.3%
Student Support$1,177,0120.01%
Instructional Staff Support$53,866,3110.4%
General Administration Support$10,942,6740.08%
School Administration Support$1,089,1370.01%
Operation & Maintenance Support$40,212,9640.3%
Student Transportation Support$66,742,9090.5%
Other Support$1,958,7570.01%
Other$43,108,1150.3%
Student Support$1,908,1730.01%
Instructional Staff Support$1,202,7380.01%
General Administration Support$3,143,3270.02%
School Administration Support$3,246,6440.02%
Operation & Maintenance Support$7,454,5920.06%
Student Transportation Support$24,597,0470.2%
Other Support$1,555,5940.01%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$476,927,6933.6%
Food Services$475,397,5403.6%
Salaries$168,762,4161.3%
Employee Benefits$67,754,0600.5%
Purchased Services$31,107,1380.2%
Supplies$204,229,2751.6%
Property--
Other$3,544,6510.03%
Enterprise$1,530,1530.01%
Salaries$730,4350.01%
Employee Benefits$94,2800.00%
Purchased Services$375,7650.00%
Supplies$329,6730.00%
Property--
Other--

Virginia State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 55.2%
Asian 99.1%
Hispanic 70.5%
Black 65.3%
White 80.8%
Total 77.0%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 200
Asian 4,689
Hispanic 4,394
Black 17,960
White 49,155
Total 77,369
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian 33
Asian 135
Hispanic 455
Black 3,005
White 4,802
Total 8,524
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 46
Asian 117
Hispanic 383
Black 1,517
White 3,805
Total 6,216
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 92,2962.1%
Grade 102,2562.3%
Grade 112,4642.7%
Grade 123,1193.7%
Grades 9-12 Total10,1352.7%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian113.8%
Asian361.3%
Hispanic3455.4%
Black1,0904.0%
White7851.9%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male5,9413.1%
Female4,0812.2%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Abingdon103,39717.8$30,976
12 Reviews
Afton344316.8-
Not Yet Rated
Aldie52,71318.2-
3 Reviews
Alexandria9541,42917.3$56,054
34 Reviews
Altavista21,37615.3$31,818
1 Reviews
Amelia Court House61,84418.5-
1 Reviews
Amherst52,65715.5$33,000
2 Reviews
Annandale197,03319.9$72,561
37 Reviews
Appalachia260713.2$20,405
Not Yet Rated
Appomattox62,33415.5$24,167
1 Reviews
Arlington4420,26815.3$63,001
16 Reviews
Ashburn2717,23918.5-
9 Reviews
Ashland63,63416.1$36,125
10 Reviews
Austinville253113.6-
1 Reviews
Axton346715.6-
1 Reviews
Bassett31,97018.5$28,359
Not Yet Rated
Bealeton43,00115.8-
4 Reviews
Beaumont21763.6-
Not Yet Rated
Bedford72,39615.4$28,792
6 Reviews
Berryville51,81216.9$39,871
1 Reviews
Big Stone Gap51,79516.6$21,584
2 Reviews
Blacksburg123,80214.9$22,513
3 Reviews
Blackstone357118.7$27,566
Not Yet Rated
Blairs256817.2-
Not Yet Rated
Bland346415.6-
2 Reviews
Bluefield41,61818.4$32,157
Not Yet Rated
Bon Air573210.7$57,493
Not Yet Rated
Boyce236916.0$48,333
1 Reviews
Bridgewater41,68316.3$41,038
1 Reviews
Bristol164,02915.3$27,389
3 Reviews
Bristow64,69320.6-
9 Reviews
Broadway32,33116.2$40,167
2 Reviews
Buchanan281818.2$32,500
2 Reviews
Buckingham51,31915.6-
5 Reviews
Buena Vista61,28315.3$32,410
3 Reviews
Burke105,61620.2$93,561
2 Reviews
Burkeville216814.0$29,821
Not Yet Rated
Capron620313.3$45,000
Not Yet Rated
Castlewood394819.0$27,232
2 Reviews
Centreville137,68718.8$71,232
5 Reviews
Chantilly209,67220.1$87,991
3 Reviews
Charles City387315.5-
Not Yet Rated
Charlotte Court House41,40316.6$33,000
1 Reviews
Charlottesville4513,19215.6$31,007
17 Reviews
Chatham101,74314.6$38,938
7 Reviews
Chesapeake7839,88318.7$50,743
48 Reviews
Chester129,05919.1$53,171
13 Reviews
Chesterfield146,85619.7-
9 Reviews
Chilhowie31,42423.0$28,266
7 Reviews
Chincoteague256714.3$28,514
5 Reviews
Christiansburg103,39715.9$40,851
1 Reviews
Church Road238717.5-
1 Reviews
Cleveland213313.3$11,346
1 Reviews
Clifton54,57120.6$111,048
Not Yet Rated
Clifton Forge220413.4$26,090
Not Yet Rated
Clinchco218515.6$18,393
Not Yet Rated
Clintwood31,07619.7$22,663
1 Reviews
Cloverdale21,11221.3$51,847
2 Reviews
Coeburn41,41016.0$25,025
2 Reviews
Collinsville51,51318.5$30,380
2 Reviews
Colonial Beach41,04717.0$31,711
4 Reviews
Colonial Heights63,60618.6$43,224
1 Reviews
Courtland42,17719.4$31,750
2 Reviews
Covington103,38115.0$30,325
1 Reviews
Craigsville21649.7$27,500
Not Yet Rated
Crewe41,62717.7$33,828
2 Reviews
Crozet42,70517.7$46,275
3 Reviews
Crozier243016.4-
2 Reviews
Culpeper147,64017.0$35,438
9 Reviews
Cumberland31,53113.9-
2 Reviews
Dale City352815.7$65,355
Not Yet Rated
-
Damascus251815.6$19,886
Not Yet Rated
Danville258,06714.8$26,900
13 Reviews
Dayton793015.0$35,958
Not Yet Rated
Dendron31,01713.7$41,667
Not Yet Rated
Dillwyn652715.9$19,167
Not Yet Rated
Dinwiddie53,48221.6-
8 Reviews
Disputanta42,14616.2-
2 Reviews
Dry Fork21,51916.5-
5 Reviews
Dryden234417.5$21,023
Not Yet Rated
Dublin62,57715.1$27,831
3 Reviews
Duffield374015.4$27,500
4 Reviews
Dumfries86,53918.6$43,672
1 Reviews
Dunn Loring30-$93,896
Not Yet Rated
-
Edinburg21818.4$30,655
Not Yet Rated
-
Elkton41,21216.7$35,556
Not Yet Rated
Elliston480313.9-
1 Reviews
Emporia62,67117.3$30,333
Not Yet Rated
Ewing362615.5$22,292
3 Reviews
Exmore359215.0$31,343
Not Yet Rated
Fairfax4523,56120.9$67,642
23 Reviews
Fairfax Station42,07721.0-
Not Yet Rated
Fairfield259415.6-
1 Reviews
Falls Church3816,94416.9$74,924
12 Reviews
Falmouth41,60517.3$57,697
1 Reviews
Farmville62,61415.4$26,343
4 Reviews
Fincastle371818.8$33,438
5 Reviews
Fishersville71,67815.8$49,322
3 Reviews
Floyd31,30715.9$25,781
5 Reviews
Forest63,79517.3$55,089
2 Reviews
Fork Union284620.5-
Not Yet Rated
Fort Defiance32,17815.3-
3 Reviews
Franklin41,30314.4$31,687
5 Reviews
Fredericksburg4122,61017.9$34,585
26 Reviews
Fries228813.2$21,250
Not Yet Rated
Front Royal135,44216.7$34,786
5 Reviews
Gainesville75,54021.1$76,300
1 Reviews
Galax92,19517.4$28,236
6 Reviews
Gate City61,80819.6$31,875
4 Reviews
Glade Spring274115.6$31,552
Not Yet Rated
Gladys220910.9-
Not Yet Rated
Glen Allen159,75819.0$55,205
10 Reviews
Gloucester115,14917.3-
5 Reviews
Goochland62,02217.3-
8 Reviews
Goodview294515.2-
2 Reviews
Great Falls41,31020.4$159,695
Not Yet Rated
Gretna41,89914.1$23,710
5 Reviews
Grundy51,52515.7$37,411
2 Reviews
Halifax326014.4$34,871
Not Yet Rated
Hamilton31,92118.0$59,688
Not Yet Rated
Hampton5421,57117.2$39,532
60 Reviews
Hanover21193.1-
1 Reviews
Harrisonburg225,71713.9$29,949
2 Reviews
Hayes292415.9-
2 Reviews
Haymarket45,15521.6$70,833
2 Reviews
Haynesville20--
Not Yet Rated
-
Heathsville31,44716.5-
2 Reviews
Herndon2611,51920.4$72,912
7 Reviews
Highland Springs52,63318.3$39,936
3 Reviews
Hillsville62,14917.3$27,148
Not Yet Rated
Honaker51,56617.3$22,969
1 Reviews
Hopewell114,16617.1$33,196
12 Reviews
Hot Springs374015.3-
Not Yet Rated
Hurley267614.7-
2 Reviews
Hurt227614.2$36,467
1 Reviews
Independence51,37119.4$18,264
5 Reviews
Jarratt414013.3$32,125
Not Yet Rated
Jetersville20--
Not Yet Rated
-
Jonesville31,41520.8$16,548
4 Reviews
Keswick230218.3-
Not Yet Rated
Keysville243916.3$25,750
Not Yet Rated
King George43,68721.2-
1 Reviews
King William52,23316.5-
3 Reviews
Kingstowne278218.6-
1 Reviews
Lancaster290425.8-
Not Yet Rated
Lawrenceville81,95516.2$28,594
3 Reviews
Lebanon61,65020.0$27,750
Not Yet Rated
Leesburg2514,42718.8$68,861
8 Reviews
Lexington82,30214.4$28,982
7 Reviews
Locust Grove21,49419.0-
2 Reviews
Locust Hill283215.0-
Not Yet Rated
Lorton55,17421.5$60,150
6 Reviews
Louisa21,55015.7$29,519
3 Reviews
Lovingston21,03914.7-
3 Reviews
Luray51,44115.1$34,306
1 Reviews
Lynchburg3311,97816.2$32,234
39 Reviews
Machipongo20--
Not Yet Rated
-
Madison41,87016.1$32,188
2 Reviews
Madison Heights51,87815.5$32,359
19 Reviews
Manassas4425,56918.9$60,409
27 Reviews
Manassas Park62,70718.1$60,794
Not Yet Rated
Marion62,17321.6$25,609
2 Reviews
Marshall51,07813.8-
3 Reviews
Martinsville104,27016.9$27,441
3 Reviews
Mathews31,23918.2-
1 Reviews
Max Meadows41,12120.3$22,300
5 Reviews
Mclean188,45721.9$121,138
20 Reviews
Meadowview21,15414.8-
Not Yet Rated
Mechanicsville2014,08218.7$57,032
24 Reviews
Middleburg526813.5$40,625
1 Reviews
Midland30--
Not Yet Rated
-
Midlothian2223,40919.7-
25 Reviews
Milford32,52018.0-
4 Reviews
Mineral33,16116.3$37,500
2 Reviews
Mitchells3502.7-
Not Yet Rated
-
Moneta32,16718.0-
3 Reviews
Monterey225913.1$36,786
Not Yet Rated
Montross391416.8$40,469
3 Reviews
Mount Jackson20-$32,471
Not Yet Rated
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Narrows286614.9$31,875
Not Yet Rated
Nathalie247714.5-
Not Yet Rated
Natural Bridge227013.5-
Not Yet Rated
New Canton219611.9-
Not Yet Rated
New Castle372714.8$26,250
Not Yet Rated
New Kent42,22118.0-
1 Reviews
New Market224211.4$32,365
Not Yet Rated
-
Newport News6930,29917.9$36,597
24 Reviews
Nickelsville257516.6$20,250
1 Reviews
Nokesville43,69719.6$63,793
2 Reviews
Nora246317.6-
1 Reviews
Norfolk8934,01115.7$31,815
62 Reviews
North Tazewell248815.3-
1 Reviews
Norton285622.8$22,788
2 Reviews
Oak Hall31,11615.7-
12 Reviews
Oakton61,50020.6$87,898
3 Reviews
Oakwood241713.6-
Not Yet Rated
Onley31,11115.9$36,750
3 Reviews
Orange62,71618.9$28,576
4 Reviews
Palmyra62,94026.6-
11 Reviews
Pearisburg31,20316.3$33,720
1 Reviews
Penn Laird42,99616.6-
Not Yet Rated
Pennington Gap271720.1$18,056
Not Yet Rated
Petersburg205,15616.4$28,851
12 Reviews
Poquoson52,41217.2$60,920
4 Reviews
Portsmouth3715,28919.6$33,742
41 Reviews
Pound383714.3$29,107
Not Yet Rated
Powhatan134,48218.1-
1 Reviews
Prince George64,15916.1-
7 Reviews
Pulaski31,50014.3$25,481
1 Reviews
Purcellville94,17717.4$62,108
1 Reviews
Quicksburg31,56614.9-
1 Reviews
Radford61,99015.0$24,654
1 Reviews
Raven221214.1$19,104
Not Yet Rated
Reston218,70521.3$80,018
13 Reviews
Richlands51,96217.7$23,712
4 Reviews
Richmond18373,88618.1$31,121
186 Reviews
Ridgeway31,40519.7$34,196
3 Reviews
Riner31,28715.3-
2 Reviews
Ringgold31,71114.7-
3 Reviews
Roanoke6122,79817.3$30,719
37 Reviews
Rocky Gap245415.0-
Not Yet Rated
Rocky Mount84,99216.1$26,927
16 Reviews
Rural Retreat398918.1$29,141
3 Reviews
Rustburg82,66219.0$31,797
10 Reviews
Ruther Glen41,37819.6-
Not Yet Rated
Salem145,81016.7$38,997
9 Reviews
Saltville498718.4$29,917
4 Reviews
Sandston52,05617.2-
2 Reviews
Scottsburg250716.9$28,750
Not Yet Rated
Shenandoah41,50615.0$33,929
1 Reviews
Skipwith31,18014.8-
7 Reviews
Smithfield53,19418.1$43,224
2 Reviews
South Boston54,05315.7$25,964
6 Reviews
South Hill42,32114.8$31,078
5 Reviews
South Riding54,30720.1-
1 Reviews
Spotsylvania1910,40617.7-
22 Reviews
Springfield3716,28319.6$69,640
21 Reviews
St. Paul247212.4$24,833
3 Reviews
Stafford2518,87518.2-
11 Reviews
Stanardsville72,25215.8$24,643
10 Reviews
Stanley248216.1$25,917
Not Yet Rated
Stanleytown237216.2$32,386
Not Yet Rated
Staunton194,96218.2$32,941
5 Reviews
Stephens City32,20416.3$35,200
1 Reviews
Sterling2212,10616.8-
14 Reviews
Strasburg32,18917.1$32,724
1 Reviews
Stuart21,46218.3$20,192
3 Reviews
Stuarts Draft62,24215.3$45,342
1 Reviews
Suffolk2714,40817.8$41,115
17 Reviews
Sussex387913.9-
Not Yet Rated
Swords Creek220614.8-
Not Yet Rated
Tappahannock61,63615.9$33,688
Not Yet Rated
Tazewell51,82017.4$28,510
Not Yet Rated
Triangle51,44619.0$38,844
2 Reviews
Troutville474115.8$37,778
2 Reviews
Troy30--
Not Yet Rated
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Unionville265016.0-
Not Yet Rated
Verona238215.9$36,263
Not Yet Rated
Victoria41,30419.5$24,694
4 Reviews
Vienna2812,00521.8$85,519
12 Reviews
Vinton63,01618.7$32,620
4 Reviews
Virginia Beach13471,18218.0$48,705
69 Reviews
Wakefield221812.1$28,500
Not Yet Rated
Warrenton114,27416.0$50,760
6 Reviews
Warsaw51,22016.5$28,971
2 Reviews
Washington293014.8$53,125
1 Reviews
Waverly20-$33,698
Not Yet Rated
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Waynesboro114,00115.6$32,686
6 Reviews
West Point379417.7$49,655
Not Yet Rated
Williamsburg2412,04315.8$37,093
11 Reviews
Winchester3013,75716.5$34,335
17 Reviews
Windsor31,52715.1$36,528
2 Reviews
Wirtz265814.6-
2 Reviews
Wise71,66315.8$28,531
Not Yet Rated
Woodbridge4832,67718.5$50,525
53 Reviews
Woodstock52,47416.4$35,288
Not Yet Rated
Wytheville81,81817.7$28,043
6 Reviews
Yorktown168,93318.0$30,804
17 Reviews
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